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poster art • contemporary art photography
Great Street Art: Reggae, Blues, and World
Beat Posters, 1977-1989.
Victor Burleigh. Over
500 reggae, blues, and world beat music posters
thatoncehungontelephonepoles,vacantwalls,and
shopwindowstoadvertiseclubsandtheirperformers.
They represent a wide variety of styles and graphic
images, as well as a history of the music scene. This
book isamustforgraphicdesigners,rockhistorians,
andcollectors.
Size:9"x12"•527posters incolor
PriceGuide/Index•288pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2271-0•softcover•$29.95
WorldWarIPosters.
GaryA.Borkan.Over
450WorldWarIpostersthatwereproduced
intheUnitedStates,Canada,andEuropeare
illustrated in color. The text discusses the
history, design, and printing process. The
book also devotes considerable attention
to issues relevant to collectors: condition,
conservation,display,andvalue.
Size:81/2"x11"•460colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 240 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-
1516-1•hardcover•$49.95
contemporary art photography: general
100 New York Photographers.
Cynthia
Dantzic. A review of contemporary New York
photographers and their widely diverse, surpris-
ingly divergent, images. It presents an overview
of the work of a great variety of individuals, their
subject matter and even philosophies - their
very definitions of photography, darkroom and
digital. Their photographs have been seen in
publications, galleries, and museums from as
early as 1937 up to the present day.
Size:9"x12"•442colorandb/wphotos•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3340-8•hardcover•$59.99
contemporary art photography: documentary
Blood and Beauty: Manhattan’s
Meatpacking District.
Pamela
Greene. The Meatpacking District,
famous today for glitz and glamour,
used to be known for blood, muscle, and
sweat. Pamela Greene’s photographs
are an elegy to a lost world of working
class work, and an ode to artists of
fashion, beauty, style-and play-who
have tried to replace it.
Size:11"x81/2"•120colorphotos• Index•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3884-7•hardcover•$34.99
Coney Island: 40 Years.
Harvey Stein.
Over200blackandwhitephotostellthetale
ofNewYork’sConeyIslandamusementpark
overthelast40years.ConeyIslandprovides
a sense of adventure, escape from daily
worries,andmuchpleasure,whetherriding
thejarringCyclonerollercoaster,walkingthe
boardwalk, viewing the Mermaid Parade,
or justsunbathingon thebeach.
Size:113/4"x9"•214b/wphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3796-3•hardcover•$49.99
Harlem Street Portraits.
Harvey
Stein, with essays by Herb Boyd &
Miss Rosen. Well-known New York
photographer Harvey Stein documents
the humanity and spirit of the people
of Harlem in 165 beautiful black and
white photographs taken over 23 years
from 1990 to 2013. The portraits reveal
the vibrant and bustling vitality of the
area, and the changing nature of the
neighborhood.
Size:12"x9"•165b/wphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4487-9•hardcover•$45.00
Local Heroes: Portraits of American Volun-
teer Firefighters.
Ian Spanier, Marek Fuchs, Florian
Bachleda, and Grace Martinez. Firefighters protect our
communities, risk their lives, and give up their free time
when the alarm sounds. Experience a sampling of life
at firehouses from around the country. From New York
town, to the “Old South,” the Mid-West, and Califor-
nia, their stories will leave you inspired and grateful.
Size:12"x12"•33color&36b/w images•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4150-2•hardcover•$45.00
Tough Guys.
John Wyatt. This book, with over
70 photos, explores the human side of sixty fight-
ers, ranging from mixed martial arts fighters to
bouncers, a bounty hunter, and a combat military
soldier, to a barroom brawler, and underground
fighters. All of them are tough and none of them
would ever quit in a fight. However, here we
find out who they really are, in their own words.
Size:9"x12"•48color&29b/wphotos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4522-7•hardcover•$34.99
True Africa: Photographs by David
Sacks.
DavidSacks.PhotographerDavid
Sacks isamasteratdrawingoutqualities
of beauty, dignity, and joy in his subjects.
He shows that people are not defined
by the outer shell of their adversity. So
put aside your preconceived notions
about Africa and enjoy this photographic
journey into the beautiful and joyful
people who live there.
Size:12"x12"•107color&67b/wimages
•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4217-2•hardcover•$75.00
Face to Face: Portraits of the Human
Spirit.
Alison Wright. The recipient of the
Dorothea Lange Award in Documentary
PhotographyforcoveringchildlaborinAsia
andtwo-timerecipientoftheLowellThomas
TravelJournalismAward,Alison travels the
globe collecting raw, thought-provoking
images. FromAsia to Africa, to the Middle
Eastandback,shecapturesthetapestryof
humanity inall itsdiversityandsplendor.
Size:12"x12"•184colorphotos•208pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4366-7 • hard cover •
$75.00
Geisha &Maiko of Kyoto: Beauty, Art, &Dance.
John Foster. This exquisite collection of photographs
and interviews portrays four of Kyoto’s most beau-
tiful geisha and maiko (apprentice geisha). The book
focuses on their dancing, artistic training, and the
transformation of one girl from maiko to geisha.
Size:81/2"x11"•149colorphotos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3221-0•hardcover•$39.99
Ladakh: The Culture and People
of “Little Tibet.”
David Vaala. More
than 150 full-color images present the
rugged Himalayan region of Ladakh,
India. This stunning collection features
landscapes, seldomly seen Tibetan Bud-
dhist traditions, and intimate portraits
of Ladakhi nomads. At the heart is an
exclusive look at the sacred cham cere-
monies—masked dance dramas about
Buddhism. • Size: 12" x 12" • 167 color
photos • 192 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-
4281-3•hardcover•$59.99
American Coasters: A Thrilling
Photographic Ride.
Thomas Cry-
mes. A photographic journey across
the country in search of the next great
thrill. From Massachusetts to Florida,
from New Jersey to California, this book
contains adrenaline-inducing images of
more than 100 different roller coasters
from 21 different parks in 12 states,
as well as nearly 40 featured coaster
profiles complete with all the vitals and a brief commentary.
Size:11"x81/2"•285colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4158-8•hardcover•$34.99
Abandoned NYC.
WillEllis.Elliscapturesthe
lostandlonelycornersoftheUnitedStates’most
populous city with 200 images of New York’s
most incredible abandoned spaces. Uncover
thecity’sforgottenhistorythrough itscrumbling
institutions, defunct military posts, abandoned
factories,railroads,schools,andwaterways,and
witnessaseldomseenandrapidlydisappearing
NewYorkCity landscape.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•215colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4761-0•hardcover•$34.99
Abandoned: America’s Vanishing
Landscapes.
EricHolubow.Americaisrich
in decaying ruins that cover its landscape.
EricHolubow’slensprovidesaglimpseinside
these perilous structures to reveal how the
slowwearandtearcreatesakindofbeauty
inthedecay.Breathtakingimagesofnearlya
hundredsites, includingfactories,churches,
theaters,prisons,andpowerplants,signify
the comprehensive erosion of important
partsofourhistory.
Size:12"x9"•212colorphotos•208pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4660-6•hardcover•$50.00
The World of Urban Decay.
Martin
tenBouwhuijs.Thiscollectionofstunning
images takes the curious into abandoned
hospitals, morgues, monasteries, pow-
erplants, schools, factories, swimming
pools, and castles throughout Western
Europe. Each of the 150+ images is
accompanied by a brief history of the
building.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 196 color photos •
176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4569-2•hardcover•$34.99
Urban Atrophy.
Dan Haga. 560 color
photos and compelling text capture a
widevarietyofabandonedpowerplants,
mental asylums, military bases, prisons,
hospitals, schools, and cathedrals in the
Mid-Atlantic region. Exploring these
forgotten locations, according to the
author, is like, “being in another world,
a surreal dream where people just dis-
appeared and left every thing behind.”
Size:11"x81/2"•539color&21b/wphotos•184pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3738-3•hardcover•$39.99
These Hamptons.
Phillip Andrew
Lehans. In 186 color photos, this book
provides a portrait of the famed East End
of Long Island. The coalescence of varied
photographic media, techniques, and
subject matter create a dynamic repre-
sentation of the lifestyles and landscape
of the Hamptons’ year-round culture.
Size: 11 3/4" x 11 3/4" • 186 color photos
•192pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4331-5 • hard cover
•$50.00
Final Thoughts: Eternal Beauty in
Stone.
John Thomas Grant. The story of
life and death in America can only be told
in one place – its cemeteries. View 224
beautiful cemetery photographs along
with heartfelt epitaphs that bring the
past alive in this one-of-a-kind study
of American tradition.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 170 color photos •
Index•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3910-3•hardcover•$34.99
Getting into Face: 52 Mondays
Featuring JoJo Baby and Sal-E.
Ber-
nard Colbert. Here is a visual feast in the
traditionof1990sclubkids.Performance
artists JoJo Baby and Sal-E use their
bodies as canvases to become inspired
and whimsical conceptual characters,
executed with expert skill using original,
theatrical makeup and costumes. More
than 100 portraits capture these two
artists in ingenious transformations.
Size:12"x12"•102 images•128pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4201-1 • hard cover
•$45.00
Just Passing Through.
Mick Blackistone.
Photographs by Marion E. Warren. Photographs
by renownphotographer, the lateMarionWarren,
and insightful poetry by award-winning author
Mick Blackistone. Black and white imagery of
moments in time of people and places of the
Chesapeake Bay region come alive in this book,
revealing the warmth and spirit of living that is
timeless in today’s world.
Size:81/2"x81/2"•63b/wphotos•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3991-2•softcover•$14.99
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