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Photobook Stores.

photolia:

Where do you buy your photobooks? With the lead by Doug Stockdale we put together a list of places to purchase photobooks:

23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR

25books, Berlin

Ampersand Books & Gallery, Portland, OR

Amstelbooks, Amsterdam

Analogue Books, Edinburgh, UK…

10x10 Japanese Photobooks revisited (part 1).

Have you heard about our 10x10 Photobooks project?  Russet Lederman revisits 10x10 Japanese Photobooks.

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Jun Abe, Shimin: 1979-1983 (Citizens 1979-1983.) Osaka, Vacuum Press, 2009. 

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Yoshiichi Hara, Hikari Aru Uchi ni / Walk While Ye Have the Light. Tokyo: Sokyu-sha, 2011.

image Takashi Homma, Sono Mori no Kodomo / Mushrooms from the Forest. Tokyo: blind gallery and limArt, 2011. 

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Eikoh Hosoe, Shimon: Shifukei / Simmon: A Private Landscape. Tokyo: Akio Nagasawa Publishing, 2012.

imageOrie Ichihashi, Paris. Tokyo: Pie Books, 2011.

imageMao Ishikawa and Toyomitsu Higa, Atsuki Hibi ni Camp Hansen (Hot Days in Camp Hansen.) Okinawa: Aman Shuppan, 1982.

imageRinko Kawauchi, Illuminance. New York: Aperture, 2011.

imageIkko Narahara, España Grand Tarde (Spain: A Great Afternoon.) Tokyo: Kyuryu-do, 1969.

imageKoji Onaka, Matatabi (Wandering Gambler). Kamakura: Super Labo, 2012. 

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Masafumi Sanai, Pairon (Pylon.) Tokyo: Taisho / Match and Company, 2011.

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Yutaka Takanashi, Machi (Town.) Tokyo: Asahi Shinbun-sha, 1977.

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Yuhki Touyama, Kyokaisen 13 / Line 13. Tokyo: Akaaka Art Publishing, 2008. 

Photobook Awards.

Here are 4 photobook competitions you can enter now

Go There. Gen Sakuma.

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Go There. Gen Sakuma.

Photographs by Gen Sakuma
Text by Gen Sakuma
Book design by Katsuya Kato

Published by Rosin Books, February 2014. Edition of 600.
Special edition comes with slipcase and print.

[Purchase: Rosin Books, Photo Book Corner]

Go There by Japanese street photographer Gen Sakuma. “For me, wandering about the streets, pointing my camera and pressing the shutter button on what I encounter there, may be quite like how I collected insects as a young child, absorbed in the hunt until past sundown”. Sakuma captures curious moment on the streets of Tokyo. Beautifully produced by Rosin Books: embossed clothbound hardcover, distinct endpaper, great printing. 

More:
Gen Sakuma – Go There 

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Book signing with Jim Coldberg.

Jim Coldberg will be signing copies of Rich and Poor
Dashwood Books (33 Bond Street, New York)
Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 6 to 8

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Volunteer. Paul Seawright.

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Volunteer. Paul Seawright.

Photographs by Paul Seawright
Text editing by Ian Bamford

Published by Artist Photo Books, Dublin, 2013.

[Purchase: Artist Photo BooksDashwood Books]

Drawing on the use of the camera to survey the topography of the American landscape, Volunteer shows us the landscape of a country shaped by war. Here, we are shown the placeless, suburban centres of the United States where the military seeks out new recruits from those that dwell on the margins of the American Dream. Made of, and around, the various temporary recruiting centres and offices established in order to gather potential volunteers from a specific area, these photographs depict the frayed landscapes of a society drained by the constant demands of fighting wars in distant lands.

More:
Paul Seawright – Volunteer (The Photobook)
When landscape photography becomes a political statement

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10x10 Photobooks Trading Cards.

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Set #2 features real gems, - “Hot Days in Camp Hansen” by Mao Ishikawa, “Machi” by Yutaka Takanashi, “España” by Ikko Narahara.

10x10 in Pittsburgh.

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10x10 Japanese Photobooks reading room at the PGH Photo Fair. Visit us at the Carnegie Museum of Art tomorrow, Sunday, 18 May 2014 (from 12 to 5). We have a great collection of photobooks to explore!

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Trading cards set #2.

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Making their premier at the PGH Photo Fair at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, 10×10 is pleased to bring you another 10 important photobooks on trading cards.

Image And Matter In Japanese Photography From The 1970s

ExhibitionImage And Matter In Japanese Photography From The 1970s (Norio Imai, Masafumi Maita, Jiro Takamatsu, Keiji Uematsu, Kanji Wakae and Katsuro Yoshida)
Location:  Marianne Boesky Gallery (118 East 64th Street, New York)
Dates: 9 May - 14 June 2014
Opening: Friday, 9 May 2014, 6 to 9