Publications

  • Alejandro Cartagena

    image Carpoolers

    Publisher's Description
    With the Carpoolers book Alejandro Cartagena asks us to consider the political and economic structures that move energy, labor, and wealth throughout Mexico. Conceptualized as one layer of a lifelong project, Cartagena's carpoolers series makes visible one more space between major points in the urban power grid.

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  • Hiroshi Watanabe

    image The Day the Dam Collapses

    Text by Kirsten Rian. The latest body of work from California-based Japanese photographer Hiroshi Watanabe (born 1951), The Day the Dam Collapses consists (unusually for this artist) of digital pictures taken over the past five years (since his son was born). Ranging from seemingly ordinary details of quotidian life to poetic visual metaphors, the The Day the Dam Collapses paints the cycles of life as fleeting, fragile and devastatingly ephemeral. In his introduction to the book, Watanabe writes: "the truth is, we are all living like the characters in a disaster movie. We know we may someday face a disaster or a terrible event, but we keep living calmly as we do not know what and when that might occur. But a disaster will surely come to us. And the largest disaster must be our death that we all have to face sometime in the future." Despite these looming intimations of mortality, Watanabe persists in recording and sharing a life fully felt.

    signed copies available

    $45.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $0.00.

  • Andy Freeberg

    image Art Fare

    Sojourn Books is proud to announce the debut of its first title, Art Fare, a new book of photographs by Andy Freeberg. This monograph will be released April 10, 2014. The book depicts dealers and their workers at the major art fairs in Miami, New York, and Basel. This fast growing phenomenon of glittering art fairs is transforming the nature of contemporary art in the way business is done and even how art is being made.

    signed copies available

     

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
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  • Mitch Dobrowner

    image Storms

    Published by Aperture. Mitch Dobrowner has been chasing storms since 2009. Working with professional storm chaser Roger Hill, Dobrowner has traveled throughout Western and Midwestern America to capture nature in its full fury, making extraordinary images of monsoons, tornados, and massive thunderstorms with the highest standard of craftsmanship and in the tradition of Ansel Adams. Dobrowner’s storm series has attracted considerable media interest (National Geographic, Time, New York Times Magazine, among others) and is presented in Storms as a deluxe, large-format, yet affordable edition. The book features an introduction by novelist and poet Gretel Ehrlich that focuses on the phenomenon of storms and on the landscape tradition of the American West.

     

    signed copies available

    Hardcover: 96 pages, 51 duotone photographs
    Product Dimensions: 
    13 7/8 x 10 1/8

     

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $0.00.

  • Hiroshi Watanabe

    image Love Point

    signed copies may be available

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
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  • Hiroshi Watanabe

    image Ideology in Paradise

    Mado-Sha, Tokyo, 2008. 120 pp., 112 color illustrations., 8½x10½"

    signed copies may be available

    $65.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
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  • Kelli Connell

    image Double Life

    Photographs by Kelli Connell. Text by Susan Bright. Interview by Dawoud Bey. The portraits of Kelli Connell (born 1974) appear to document a relationship between two women. Their idiom looks familiar: a young couple caught up in everyday moments of pleasure and reflection--a picnic in the park, playing pool in a bar, taking a bubble bath together. The first flicker of unease comes as soon as the viewer registers the similarity of the two subjects, who seem to be twins--and incestuous twins at that. In fact, Connell has photographed the same model portraying both of the women and then digitally combined the two images so seamlessly that not a trace remains of their construction. Connell has been at the forefront of artists using digital technologies for the past decade, but her art is not about Photoshop, and the photographs in Double Life extend far beyond their duplicity into larger and more complex issues of identity and visual rhetoric. Connell has a canny eye for the documentary look, as she tells an interviewer: "I tried to infuse my images with the sorts of subtle portrait techniques that made for powerful documentary photos, hoping to figure out how to make my work look more like true documentation of two women in a scene, even though they have never been together at the same time."

    Hardcover, 80 page

     signed copies may be available

    $65.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
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  • Moby

    image Destroyed

    Like no other music of its era, Moby's oceanic, bluesy electronica has summed up the millennial turn's rootless melancholia, in massive worldwide hits like "Porcelain," "Natural Blues" and "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?" His 1999 album Play sold over ten million copies and converted a whole generation to electronic dance music. With Destroyed, Moby has created a visual analogue to his gorgeous soundworld. The photographs in this volume record the sizeable portion of his life that is spent shuttling from plane to bus to venue to stage to party to hotel room to oblivion. "I hope that somehow in these pictures," Moby writes, "I'm able to convey the mundanity of touring, juxtaposed with those moments of the strange and/or sublime. One minute on tour you're by yourself in a soulless airport, the next minute you're flying over the most beautiful landscapes on the planet. One minute on tour you're by yourself in a soulless backstage area, the next minute you're on stage pouring your heart out to 75,000 people. Touring is all contrasts and strangeness, and that's what I'm trying to convey in these pictures.

    signed copies may be available

    Hardcover: 120 pages
    Product Dimensions:
    11.6 x 9.3 x 0.7 inches

    $60.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $0.00.

  • Thomas Wrede

    image Anywhere

    signed copies may be available

    Hardcover, 125 pages

    $50.00 plus $10.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.00.

  • Phil Toledano

    image A New Kind of Beauty

    Hardcover, 15" x 11"

    signed copies may be available

    $45.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • Simone Lueck

    image Cuba TV

    During broadcast hours, all TVs in Cuba are on, no matter if they are being watch or just serving as background noise. The actual television sets are outdated relics imported from America or Russia close to twenty years ago. Convulsing static pictures in off-color hues, the sets are jury-rigged with computer parts and other discarded technological talismans; they are adorned like religious altars.

    Hardcover, 80 pages, published by Mark Batty Publisher


    signed copies available

     

    $20.00 plus $10.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.00.

  • Andy Freeberg

    image Guardians of Russian Art Museums

    Photographs By Andy Freeberg

    The "Guardians" are former economists and dentists, engineers and singers, teachers and clerks - a corps of grandmothers perched on chairs throughout Russia's finest museums, forming a kind of latter-day addition to the artistic landscape.  They are the guardians of the country's masterpieces, but also of much more.  This series of photographs reflects the singular role that these women play in both the Russian art world and society as a whole.

    The photographs that Freeberg took at four museums in Russia - the Hermitage and Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, and the Tretyakow and Pushkin in Moscow - present a humanizing contrast.  These guardians are not only visible, but exert a powerful hold over the viewer, in some sense helping to bring the art to life.

    - Clifford J. Levy, New York Times Moscow Bureau Chief

    Hardcover, 2010, 64 pages, 37 color illustration


    signed copies available

    $45.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • Nicholas Kahn & Richard Selesnick

    image Kahn & Selesnick Playing Cards

    Eisbergfreistadt souvenir playing cards, originally created for the Iceberg Ball of 1923. Eisbergfreistadt was a temporary city state founded upon a vast arched iceberg that arrived in the Baltic Sea off of Lubeck, Germany during the time of The Great Inflation. These reproductions of an original English/German language deck feature the four suits: birds, chimneys, icebergs, and weeds, and follow the German abbreviations for the face cards. They are printed in good, German playing card stock, are excellent for playing Poker, Solitaire, or for building a house of cards.

    The entire deck placed end to end forms one continuous panorama, while the two jokers tell the warning tale of man's folly and natures revenge.

    $30.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.00.

  • Simone Lueck

    image The Once and Future Queens

    Simone Lueck exhibition catalogue. Signed and numbered

    $20.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $10.00.

  • Nicholas Kahn & Richard Selesnick

    image City of Salt

    City of Salt is the second volume—following Scotlandfuturebog (Aperture, 2002)—in an extraordinary trilogy by Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick. The pair have been collaborating for over a decade to create evocative, multilayered fictions. They start by conceiving an alternative reality, then construct finely detailed three-dimensional miniatures and dioramas to give it physical form. Using digital photography, they then position elaborately costumed actors within this imaginary world.

    Please follow the following link to purchase this volume:
    http://www.aperture.org/city-of-salt.html

  • Susan Anderson

    image High Glitz: The Surreal World of Child Beauty Pageants

    Hardcover, 8.75 x 9.75 inches, 144 pages, 90 four-color photographs
    ISBN: 978-1-57687-514-8

    High Glitz is a close-up and intimate look at America’s child beauty pageants, and in turn our society’s obsession with youth, beauty, fame, and fortune. Susan Anderson’s vibrant portraits of pageant contestants offer a new perspective on this uniquely American subculture.

    signed copies may be available

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • Chris Jordan

    image Running The Numbers: An American Self-Portrait

    Chris Jordan's latest series of photographs, 'Running The Numbers,' looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics. Each image portrays a specific quantity of something: thirty seconds of our aluminum can consumption, eight hours of commercial jet flights, and so on. The artists considers the works in 'Running The Numbers' to be a translation from the deadening language of statistics into a more universal visual language that might allow for more feeling. The underlying aim is to question our roles and responsibilities as individuals in a society that is increasingly enormous, incomprehensible, and overwhelming.

     signed copies may be available

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.00.

  • Jeffrey Milstein

    image AirCraft: The Jet As Art

    Book Description:

    Often it takes an artist to show us that the familiar is in fact truly remarkable. Jeffrey Milstein’s elegant photographs of commercial airliners have quickly become contemporary icons, published in 2005 in Photomagazin, Graphis Photo Annual, and American Photography 21, and winning first place in the PDN Digital Photography Contest.

    Milstein’s meticulously composed large-format photos of airliners in flight reveal the beauty and power of these sleek, complex machines and restores some of the glamour to the experience of air travel

    An eloquent foreword by Walter J. Boyne helps the reader appreciate these amazing technological wonders, and the book gives technical data on each airplane pictured. Not just for the aviation buffs but for anyone who appreciates the sublime beauty possible in even the most complex technology.

    signed copies may be available

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • J Bennett Fitts

    image Industrial Landscape[ing]

    Photographs by J. Bennet Fitts

    signed copies may be available

    $20.00 plus $10.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.00.

  • J Bennett Fitts

    image No Lifeguard on Duty

    from 2006 exhibition at the Paul Kopeikin Gallery, 22 pages. $20

    signed copies may be available

    $20.00 plus $10.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.00.

  • J Bennett Fitts

    image Golf Catalogue

    from 2004 exhibition at the Paul Kopeikin Gallery. 9 pages. $5

    $5 plus $10 shipping and handling within the continental US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.

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  • David Maisel

    image Oblivion

    The term “shadowland” that Maisel uses when discussing the Oblivion photographs is appropriate. When you cast a shadow on a fact, you create doubt. When you shadow someone, you follow them invisibly. Shadowland is what the military calls those blacked-out areas where they wish to operate unseen, whether they are testing an experimental aircraft or interrogating people beyond lawful means. It is a land of spies and spooks, a place where ghosts live, and what Los Angeles looks like in Oblivion. The city is almost recognizable in Maisel's negative prints and yet not quite, as if we are seeing both more of what we know and less.
    —excerpted from Shadowlands, by William L. Fox

    signed copies may be available

    $60.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • David Maisel

    image The Lake Project

    Photographs by David Maisel. Introduction by Robert A. Sobieszek.
    Nazraeli Press, Tucson, 2004. Unpaged, Numerous color illustrations, 14x14". Hardbound [Signed] $150

    In 1913, in response to a thirsty and ever-growing Southern Californian megalopolis, the State began syphoning off water in mass quantities from Owens Lake, located on Route 395 between the Sierra Nevadas to the west and Death Valley to the east. By 1926 the lake was all but dead, a vast expanse of exposed deposits of nickel, arsenic, and cadmium. Maisel took to the air over Owens Lake in 2001 and 2002 capturing hallucinatory scenes of color and texture that nearly conceal the fact that they are aerial views. The sheer size of the areas photographed are at direct odds with the microscopic and abstract, two-dimensional space that Maisel creates in these images. In that sense, the work succeeds on several fronts and is well-suited to book form.

    signed copies may be available

    $150.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • Chris Jordan

    image In Katrina's Wake: Portraits of Loss from an Unnatural Disaster

    by Chris Jordan, Bill McKibben, Susan Zakin
    Publisher: Princeton Book Company Publishers, 96 pages
    (September 2006)
    Hardbound, Signed, $50

    Book Description:
    While many may argue whether the devastation of hurricane Katrina was the direct or indirect result of global warming, infrastructural neglect, inadequate preparation, or an incompetent governmental response, nobody will deny the heartbreak it wrought, the homes, businesses, and history washed away, the landscape uprooted, or the lives lost. Renowned photographer Chris Jordan went on assignment—his own—to capture the tragedy of the aftermath of this, the greatest natural disaster in the history of the United States. In Katrina's Wake, his series of 50 photographs, layer, the horror of ruin with the uncanny beauty of nature, even in its most savage incarnation. His images show how the remnants of a place—from Mardi Gras beads to church pews, from computer stations to swing sets—recall the essence of a place. Essays by Bill McKibben, Elizabeth Royte, and Susan Zakin explore the causes and effects of global warming, noting that we are all responsible for the future of our planet. A portion of the profits from the sale of this book will be donated to organizations dedicated to rebuilding New Orleans.

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  • Chris Jordan

    image Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption

    Exhibition catalogue.
    Photographs by Chris Jordan. Softbound $50.
    Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, 2005. 23 pp., 19 color illustrations, 11x9".

    The exhibtion catalogue for the March 2005 premier exhibtion of Chris Jordan’s series Intolerable Beauty. Since then the work has gone on to show at numerous museums and remains highly sought after.

    signed copies may be available

     

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • Jill Greenberg

    image End Times

    Exhibition Catalogue
    Jill Greenberg. Softbound $25
    Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, 2006. Unpaged, various color illustrations, 5½x7".

    Publisher's Description:
    Following her enormously successful series 'Monkey Portraits', which debuted in October 2004, Jill Greenberg’s new work takes a more serious turn and has already hit a national nerve . 'End Times' combines beautiful, poignant imagery, impeccably executed, with both political and personal relevance. Greenberg’s subject is taboo: children in pain. She utilizes this uncomfortable image as a way to break through to the pop mainstream and begin a national dialogue. Jill Greenberg's images are sharp and saturated, stunning and quirky; her work is soaked with realism and imagination.

    “For the first time in our history, ideology and theology hold a monopoly of power in Washington. Theology asserts propositions that cannot be proven true; ideologues hold stoutly to a worldview despite being contradicted by what is generally accepted as reality. The offspring of ideology and theology are not always bad but they are always blind. And that is the danger: voters and politicians alike, oblivious to the facts.'
    -Bill Moyer- (There is no tomorrow)

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  • Jill Greenberg

    image Monkey Portraits

    by Jill Greenberg, Paul Weitz
    signed Hardcover
    112 pages, Bulfinch Press.

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  • Jill Greenberg

    image Monkey Portraits

    Exhibition catalogue.
    Photographs by Jill Greenberg. Softbound [Signed] $25.00.
    Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, 2004. Unpaged, 20 color illustrations, 9x10".

    “Monkey Portraits” is a personal exploration and departure for Jill Greenberg, who has a storied career as a leading celebrity photographer. Her enviable portfolio showcases David Bowie, Tom Cruise, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Lange, Kevin Spacey and Sharon Stone, among others. Her iconic and edgy subjects run the gamut of portraits of stars from the worlds of fashion, Hollywood, and popular music to product brand creations that have successfully moved the masses to do, buy, and be.

    Seemingly far from her trademark style, Greenberg began shooting monkeys in 2001 after being moved by the intense personality that came through the first portrait. Greenberg’s style adds a whole other dimension to the portraits of these monkeys. Instead of amplifying a playful and almost alien characteristic as she does with her human portraiture, her stylistic aesthetic captures an intensely serious and humanistic portrait of not only the monkeys, but also of us. Each portrait is a reaction or action that we have sensed and felt, but have been unable to express- the monkeys become more human than us.

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    LIMITED EDITION: A special cloth bound catalogue, signed and numbered with an 8" x 10" print of any image in the catalogue in an edition of 50. Contact the gallery for details.

  • Steve Fitch

    image Gone: Photographs of Abandonment on the High Plains

    Hardbound, signed, photographs and text by Steve Fitch. $40.
    University Of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 2003. 176 pp., 70 color illustrations, 11 x 8 ¾".

    Fitch's lush, color, view-camera-employed photographs present the findings of a wanderer and self-styled visual detective. He criss-crossed the Great Plains-from Billings, MT in the north to Lubbock, TX in the south-for ten years, collecting images of homes and businesses whose inhabitants were, simply, gone. The subtitle to this book suggests a theme at once dismal and sinister, but these interiors reveal nothing terrible; the cultural flotsam and jetsam of buoyant optimism in collision with harsh natural and economic reality fills the frames of both these photographs and these now-abandoned buildings. Fitch's photographs speak noisily about various themes: commercialism, the nature of dwelling-places, and mid-century idealism, yet as the absence of people sinks in, the essentially quiet core of this work remains.

    $40 plus $15 shipping and handling. The international shipping rate is $30.

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • Len Jenshel & Diane Cook

    image Aquarium

    Photographs by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel. Text by Lawrence Weschler and Todd Newberry.
    Hardbound $45.00
    Aperture, New York, 2003. 120 pp., 37 color and 37 duotone illustrations, 11½x9¼".

    Publisher's Description:
    Len Jenshel and Diane Cook are among America’s foremost landscape photographers. They have traveled around the world photographing these dramatic environments and their enthralled audiences. Fifteen aquariums in North America, five in Europe, five in the Caribbean (including three in Cuba), and three in Japan are included.

    $45 plus $15 shipping and handling within the continental US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.

    $50.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling within the contenetntal US only.
    The international shipping rate is $30.00.

  • Julie Heffernan

    image Julie Heffernan, Exhibition Catalogue

    2004, Paul Kopeikin Gallery. Softbound, $25.

    $25 plus $10 shipping and handling within the continental US only.
    The international shipping rate is $20.

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    The international shipping rate is $20.00.

  • Nicholas Kahn & Richard Selesnick

    image Apollo Prophecies

    Die-cut slipcase
    duotone panorama
    58 Pages
    7.625" X 10"
    ISBN: 978-1-59711-020-4

    The Apollo Prophecies depicts, in one extrava­gantly long duotone panorama, an imagined expedition of 1960s American astronauts. Landing on the moon, they discover a lost mission of Edwardian-era astronauts who greet them as long-awaited gods. By present­ing wildly inventive staged photographs as evidence of events that never happened, the Apollo Prophecies playfully questions the con­cept of historical truth. Part Jules Verne, part Stanley Kubrick, the panoramic moonscape literally unfolds in multiple episodes that intermingle artifacts from the fearless era of early-20th-century exploration with space age gadgetry.

    The book is for sale on the Aperture Foundation website.

  • Rocky Schenck

    image Photographs by Rocky Schenck

    Foreword by John Berendt. Introduction by Connie Todd.
    Hardbound [signed]
    University Of Texas Press, Austin, 2003. 160 pp., 84 color illustrations, 12¼x8¼".

    Publisher's Description:
    Schenck shows us a party in Hollywood but what he offers us is a modern commentary on insiders and outsiders, the surreal nature of Southern California, and the omnipresent solitude one finds in the city. In 'Information' he shows us simply an information booth, but in his darkroom it becomes a heavenly, haloed, longed-for destination where we feel the person behind the desk may very likely be able to tell us not only when to catch the next train but also whether there is life after death. 'Dresden' is a strongly modernist study in shadow and light but shot in an overtly soft Pictorialist style that lends to its precise geometry an emotional message involving the two figures that walk away together on an unknown path. 'Daddy in the Woods' is the figure of a man-the artist's father-standing in the woods and shining a flashlight that reflects off a nearby rock. The strong manipulation of the image brings us into another of Schenck's interior dimensions wherein the glowing figures of father and light embody solace and a refuge from a truly frightening and dangerous forest. The relative size and threatening shapes of the trees underscore the fragility of the father in his advancing years. These are photographs by a generous and courageous author, learning as he goes through life with his camera and willing to share what he has learned with his audience.

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  • Rocky Schenck

    image Rocky Schenck Special Edition

    with 5x7” print of Prarie, Edition of 80.

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