Martin Barnes – Cameraless Photography

Cover photograph:  Detail of Curtis Moffat, Abstract Compositions, c.1925   Author and Curator:  Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London Publisher:  Thames & Hudson, New York, NY, April 23, 2019; V&A Publishing; © 2018 Text: English Hardcover, 192 pages, 141 illustrations   Review by Paul Anderson Cameraless Photography by... Continue Reading →

Photo LA 2019

The Photo LA and Focus Photo LA exhibition and events, held from January 31 through February 3, 2019, added up to an impressive opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to study the latest offerings in photographic art and book publications. Some 60 galleries, publishers, bookstores, non-profits, schools, and other organizations were present to provide a vast... Continue Reading →

Report on the Medium Festival of Photography: John Divola Lecture and Paris Photo/Aperture Book Selections

  The Medium Festival of Photography in San Diego is one of the most delightful and productive photography events in Southern California, with many useful activities, as we have reported several times, such as our impressions and experiences at the 2017 and 2016 Medium Festivals, along with announcements in between. This year, the Keynote Speaker... Continue Reading →

Remembering Hannes Wanderer

Hannes Wanderer -- Photo Courtesy of and © Nathaniel Grann   We are very sad to note the untimely death this month of Hannes Wanderer, publisher of Peperoni Books, as well as proprietor of 25books, a bookstore on Brunnenstrasse in Berlin. Hannes was a very special and unique person. He was totally committed to the... Continue Reading →

Report on Photobook Day at LACP Open House, March 17

Yesterday was a very exciting day at the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) in Hollywood. During its Open House Weekend, March 17 emphasized photobooks. The day started with a fascinating presentation by our own Douglas Stockdale. In covering the topic “Photobook Pre-Visualization,” he took the audience on a tour of his own book-publishing history,... Continue Reading →

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