Lauren Greenfield: Generation Wealth

Author: Lauren Greenfield

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714872124

Category: Photography

Page: 504

View: 2609

A highly anticipated monograph from the internationally acclaimed documentary photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield: Generation Wealth is both a retrospective and an investigation into the subject of wealth over the last twenty-five years. Greenfield has traveled the world - from Los Angeles to Moscow, Dubai to China - bearing witness to the global boom-and-bust economy and documenting its complicated consequences. Provoking serious reflection, this book is not about the rich, but about the desire to be wealthy, at any cost.


Author: Lauren Greenfield,David B. Herzog,Michael Strober

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811856331

Category: Photography

Page: 191

View: 7391

One in seven North American women has an eating disorder. This incisive and emotional photographic study-released in conjunction with an HBO documentary-is set at a respected treatment facility in Florida. Included are essays, interviews, patients' journals and a resource section.

Slipping Through the Cracks

Unaccompanied Children Detained by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Author: Rosa Ehrenreich

Publisher: Human Rights Watch

ISBN: 9781564322098

Category: Social Science

Page: 119

View: 866

Rights of aliens in general

Fast Forward

Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood

Author: Lauren Greenfield,Carrie Fisher,Richard Rodriguez

Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc


Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

View: 1279

Presents a collection of interviews and photographs of a diverse group of Los Angeles adolescents--from affluent children of the Westside, to gang members from East L.A.

Girl Culture

Author: Lauren Greenfield

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452159287

Category: Photography

Page: 156

View: 8475

Revealing and insightful, Lauren Greenfield's classic monograph on the lives of American girls is back in print. Greenfield's award-winning photographs capture the ways in which girls are affected by American popular culture. With an eye for both the common and the eccentric, she visits girls of all ages, discussing issues ranging from eating disorders and self-mutilation to spring break and prom. With more than 100 mesmerizing photographs, 18 interviews, and an introduction by social and cultural historian Joan Jacobs Brumberg, this book is as vital and relevant now as when it was first published.

John Singer Sargent and Chicago's Gilded Age

Author: Annelise K. Madsen,Mary Broadway,Richard Ormond

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300232977

Category: ART

Page: 224

View: 7279

"An examination of how the work of the American painter John Singer Sargent was displayed, collected, and influential in the civic and cultural development of Chicago, Illinois during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries"--

Materials for the 21st Century

Author: David Segal

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198804075

Category: Science

Page: 319

View: 4877

Materials play a key role in our search for solutions to many pressing issues. They underpin industries, are critical for developing new consumer goods, are essential components for medical diagnosis, offer hope for the treatment of currently incurable diseases, and help solve environmental problems. This is a guide to materials for the future

Generation of Wealth

The Rise of Control Data and How It Inspired an Era of Innovation and Investment in the Upper Midwest

Author: Donald M. Hall

Publisher: Nodin Press

ISBN: 9781935666639

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 258

View: 3435

The story of Control Data's meteoric rise in the computer industry, and the atmosphere of investment optimism it created, is a fascinating tale with plenty of lessons for today's investors.

Should I Buy This Book?

Life's Hardest Decisions Made Easy? by Flow Chart

Author: Tobias Anthony

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 1925418278

Category: Humor

Page: 112

View: 1808

Stop before making another terrible decision again! Let this book put you on the right path. Should you add your mom as a friend on Facebook? How about getting that face tattoo? Is it the right time to quit your job? You're at a child's birthday party-- is it wise to keep drinking? It's late at night--are you thinking about texting an ex? Maybe you want to launch your Tinder profile? Before doing anything, think again and consult this book! Should I Buy This Book?--think of it as the paper equivalent of a Magic 8 Ball--helps you make the best decision you can for life's most common dilemmas using a nifty flowchart. With five main sections-- Work, Play, Romance, Family & Friends, and Body & Mind--and eighty questions answered, we have your whole life covered.

Everyday Africa

30 Photographers Re-Picturing a Continent

Author: Peter DiCampo,Austin Merrel

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag

ISBN: 9783868287318


Page: 440

View: 5203

Everyday Africa combats the clich�s that depict Africa as a place of only poverty, disease, and war. Featuring the finest images from the acclaimed social media project, the book showcases photos of ordinary life that find beauty in stories rarely seen, shifting perception from the sensationalized extremes to a more textured, familiar reality. Photographs run alongside sections of Instagram commentary inspired by the images. Shocking, funny, and heartfelt, the comments are lighthearted one moment, caustic the next, speaking volumes about widely held perceptions of Africa while underscoring the continent's increased connectivity in a globalized world.

Annie Leibovitz, with Dustjacket David Byrne

Author: Et Al. Martin,Steve Martin

Publisher: Taschen

ISBN: 9783836552370


Page: N.A

View: 3502

Annie s Big Book Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz weighs in with her own SUMO When Benedikt Taschen asked the most important portrait photographer working today to collect her pictures in a SUMO-sized book, she was intrigued and challenged. The project took several years to develop and proved to be revelatory. Leibovitz drew from over 40 years of work, starting with the viscerally intimate reportage she created for Rolling Stone magazine in the 1970s and extending through the more stylized portraiture of her work for Vanity Fair and Vogue. Celebrated images such as John and Yoko entwined in a last embrace are printed alongside portraits that have rarely, and sometimes never before, been seen. Leibovitz was able to present some of her famous group portraits in a format that proves that she is the master of the genre. Her pictures are at once intimate and iconic, wide-ranging stylistically and also uniquely hers. Leibovitz is often imitated, particularly by younger photographers, but her work is somehow immediately recognizable. The bookends of the Leibovitz collection are the black-and-white photograph of Richard Nixon s helicopter lifting off from the White House lawn after he resigned as president in 1974 and the formal color portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken in a drawing room of Buckingham Palace in 2007. In between are portraits that make up a family album of our time: actors, dancers, comedians, musicians, artists, writers, performance artists, journalists, athletes, businesspeople. Performance and power are recurring themes. A supplementary book contains essays by Annie Leibovitz, Graydon Carter, Paul Roth, and Hans Ulrich Obrist and short texts describing the subjects of each of the over 250 photographs. The Collector s Edition is available in four different dustjackets: Whoopi Goldberg, Berkeley, California, 1984 Keith Haring, New York City, 1986 David Byrne, Los Angeles, 1986 Patti Smith, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978"

Paolo Roversi

Author: Paolo Roversi,Gilles de Bure

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500411049

Category: Photography

Page: 144

View: 2858

The newest title in this affordable photography series highlights the work of Paolo Roversi.

The Present

Author: Paul Graham

Publisher: Mack

ISBN: 9781907946189

Category: New York (N.Y.)

Page: 114

View: 9485

Street photography is perhaps the defining genre of photographic art. Seminal works by Walker Evans, Harry Callahan, Robert Frank and Garry Winogrand display photography s astonishing dance with life, and its unique role in forming our perceptions of the modern world.The Present is Paul Graham s contribution to this legacy. The images in this book come unbidden from the streets of New York, but are not quite what we might expect, for each moment is brought to us with its double two images taken from the same location, separated only by the briefest fraction of time. We find ourselves in sibling worlds, where a businessman with an eye patch becomes, an instant later, a man with an exaggerated wink; a woman eating a banana walks towards us, and a small focus shift reveals the blind man right behind her. Although there are flashes of surprise a woman walks confidently down the street one moment, only to tumble to the ground a second later for the most part there is little of the drama street photography is addicted to. People arrive and depart this quiet stage, with the smallest shift of time and attention revealing the thread between them. A suited young businessman crosses the road, only to be replaced by his homeless alternate; a woman in a pink t-shirt is engulfed with tears, but seconds later there is a content shopper in her place. The Present gives us an impression quite different to most street photography where life is frozen rigid. Here we glimpse the continuum: before/after, coming/going, either/or. A present that is a fleeting and provisional alignment, with no singularity or definitiveness; a world of shifting awareness and alternate realities, where life twists and spirals in a fraction of a second to another moment, another world, another consciousness. The Present is the third in Paul Graham s trilogy of projects on America which began with American Night in 2003 and was followed in 2007 by a shimmer of possibility (winner of the Paris Photo Book Prize 2011 for the most significant photo book of the past 15 years). The Present takes Graham s reputation as a master of the book form to new heights, employing multiple gatefolds to convey passages of time and the unfolding of urban life.

Nancy Borowick: the Family Imprint

A Daughter's Portrait of Love and Loss

Author: James Estrin

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Publishers

ISBN: 9783775742481


Page: 200

View: 4954

When American photojournalist Nancy Borowick’s (born 1985) parents Howie and Laurel were diagnosed with stage-four cancer and underwent simultaneous treatment, she did the only thing she knew how to do: she documented it. By turning the camera on her family’s life during this most intimate time, Borowick learned a great deal about herself, family and relationships in general. Borowick's father died in 2013, and her mother followed 364 days later. The lessons she garnered from Howie and Laurel were plentiful: always call when the airplane lands, never pass on blueberry pie, and most importantly, family is love and love is family. “Though it is nothing she would have wished for, in a relatively short time Nancy Borowick became an expert in photographing death.” —The New York Times

Dictator Style

Lifestyles of the World's Most Colorful Despots

Author: Peter York

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811853149

Category: House & Home

Page: 119

View: 5877

Originally published: Great Britain: Atlantic Books, 2005.

Rineke Dijkstra: Wo Men

Hasselblad Award 2017

Author: Rineke Dijkstra

Publisher: Walther Konig Verlag

ISBN: 9783960982067

Category: Girls

Page: 216

View: 2772

Dutch photographer, Rineke Dijkstra (b. 1959, Sittard, Netherlands) is one of the most significant contemporary artists working in photographic portraiture. Her large-scale photographs focus on the thematics of identity, typically capturing her subjects at moments of transition or vulnerability. Working in series, her images recall the visual acuity of seventeenth-century Dutch portraiture, offering intimate portrayals of her sitters whilst also suggesting the situated aspects of their being. Dijkstra?s investigations in portraiture also include video. Her fixed-camera video studies yield images that appear to be moving photographs, revolutionizing our understanding of the fluid boundary between the still and moving image. This beautiful, large-format catalogue is published on the occasion of Dijkstra's exhibition at the Hasselblad Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden, 11 October 2017 - 4 February 2018. Rineke Dijkstra is recipient of the 2017 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography.

The Atlas of Beauty

Women of the World in 500 Portraits

Author: Mihaela Noroc

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0399579966

Category: Photography

Page: 352

View: 4342

Based on the author's online photography project, this stunning collection features portraits of 500 women from more than 50 countries, accompanied by revelatory captions that capture their personal stories. Since 2013 photographer Mihaela Noroc has traveled the world with her backpack and camera taking photos of everyday women to showcase the diversity of beauty all around us. The Atlas of Beauty is a collection of her photographs celebrating women from all corners of the world, revealing that beauty is everywhere, and that it comes in many different sizes and colors. Noroc's colorful and moving portraits feature women in their local communities, ranging from the Amazon rainforest to London city streets, and from markets in India to parks in Harlem, visually juxtaposing the varied physical and social worlds these women inhabit. Packaged as a gift-worthy, hardcover book, The Atlas of Beauty presents a fresh perspective on the global lives of women today.

Gods I've Seen

Travels Among Hindus

Author: Abbas

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714871608

Category: Photography

Page: 224

View: 6271

From the lens of Magnum's Abbas - the mystical world of the Hindu revealed, from ancient rites to contemporary beliefs This latest in Abbas's transcendent series of books on major world religions, featuring ritualistic elements - wind, water, earth, and fire, magic, the spiritualism of animals - to explore the mysteries of the Hindu faith. Shot over three years in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bali, Abbas's images examine the enigmatic beliefs of sub-sects such as Sikhs and Jains, alongside the everyday life of Hindus, and extend beyond his characteristic black-and-white work to include a series of colour photographs - in his words: 'In India, colour was a temptation I couldn't resist.' The result is this sumptuous volume, a must-have for collectors and armchair travellers around the globe.

Destinations of a Lifetime

225 of the World's Most Amazing Places

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426216173

Category: Travel

Page: 320

View: 2508

National Geographic takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—are illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization's world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture. Loaded with hard service information for each location, Destinations of a Lifetime has it all: when to go, where to eat, where to stay, and what to do to ensure the most enriching and authentic experience. From the Hardcover edition.