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Product Description: An unparalleled exploration of the art of cameraless photography, this expansive book offers an authoritative and lavishly illustrated history of photography made without a camera, along with a critical discussion of the practice...read more

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9783791355047 | Prestel Pub, June 6, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: An unparalleled exploration of the art of cameraless photography, this expansive book offers an authoritative and lavishly illustrated history of photography made without a camera, along with a critical discussion of the practice.

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Product Description: Emerging in the mid-1990s, the Warsaw-born, New York-based artist Piotr Uklanski has created a provocative body of work that ranges across media, from installation, paper reliefs, tie-dye paintings, textile-based immersive sculptures and resin-based sculptures and paintings to photography, performance and a feature-length film, Summer Love...read more

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9783775737876 | Hatje Cantz Pub, April 30, 2014, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Emerging in the mid-1990s, the Warsaw-born, New York-based artist Piotr Uklanski has created a provocative body of work that ranges across media, from installation, paper reliefs, tie-dye paintings, textile-based immersive sculptures and resin-based sculptures and paintings to photography, performance and a feature-length film, Summer Love.

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Product Description: Thomas Barrow's Cancellations is a series of photographic prints of desolate spaces—empty lots, construction sites, deserted industrial areas—that all show the presence of mankind without showing a single living human. Compiled in the 70s and 80s, Barrow's beautiful sepia-toned images show their age in their sheer physicality...read more
By Geoffrey Batchen (contributor)

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9781576876107 | Power House Books, December 11, 2012, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Thomas Barrow's Cancellations is a series of photographic prints of desolate spaces—empty lots, construction sites, deserted industrial areas—that all show the presence of mankind without showing a single living human.

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Product Description: Marian Drew is one of Australia's most influential and significant photo-media artists. Her practice has spanned more than twenty years, and is characterised by innovative photo-media explorations. The writers have examined Drew's practice through her exploration of landscape, performance, time, collaboration and the still-life, while the artist discusses her relationship to drawing and video...read more
By Geoffrey Batchen (foreword by), Marian Drew (other contributor), Caroline Jordan (contributor), Anne Kirker (contributor) and Olubas (contributor)

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9780975772010 | T & G Pub Pty Ltd, March 15, 2011, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Marian Drew is one of Australia's most influential and significant photo-media artists.

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Product Description: Since its birth in the first half of the nineteenth century, photography has offered extraordinary possibilities of documenting, redefining and disseminating works of art. Through crop, focus, angle of view, degree of close-up and lighting, as well as through expostfacto techniques of dark room manipulation, collage, montage and assemblage, artists not only interpret the works they record but create stunning reinventions of them...read more
By Geoffrey Batchen (contributor), Tobia Bezzola (contributor) and Roxana Marcoci

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9780870707575 | Museum of Modern Art, August 30, 2010, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Since its birth in the first half of the nineteenth century, photography has offered extraordinary possibilities of documenting, redefining and disseminating works of art.

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Product Description: Roland Barthes's 1980 book Camera Lucida is perhaps the most influential book ever published on photography. The terms studium and punctum, coined by Barthes for two different ways of responding to photographs, are part of the standard lexicon for discussions of photography; Barthes's understanding of photographic time and the relationship he forges between photography and death have been invoked countless times in photographic discourse; and the current interest in vernacular photographs and the ubiquity of subjective, even novelistic, ways of writing about photography both owe something to Barthes...read more
By Geoffrey Batchen (editor)

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9780262013253 | 1 edition (Mit Pr, October 30, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Roland Barthes's 1980 book Camera Lucida is perhaps the most influential book ever published on photography.

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9780262516662 | Mit Pr, September 30, 2011, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Roland Barthes's 1980 book Camera Lucida is perhaps the most influential book ever published on photography.

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Product Description: Old and used looking, that's how the most openly discussed shoes in art history look: a pair of black working boots, painted by Vincent van Gogh in Paris in 1886. Philosophers and art historians alike fight to this day about the meaning of art and the nature of being by means of this painting...read more

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9783865022189, titled "What of Shoes?: Van Gogh and Art History" | Seemann Henschel, August 31, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Old and used looking, that's how the most openly discussed shoes in art history look: a pair of black working boots, painted by Vincent van Gogh in Paris in 1886.

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Product Description: Legend and myth hover over the breathtaking landscape of the American West, and the region has inspired adventure-seekers and artists alike for centuries. Yet the modern sprawl of suburbia and office parks conflicts with our nostalgic imaginings of “cowboys and Indians...read more

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9781930066557 | Center for Amer Places Inc, March 15, 2009, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Legend and myth hover over the breathtaking landscape of the American West, and the region has inspired adventure-seekers and artists alike for centuries.

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Product Description: William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) is widely considered to be the father of modern photography, having developed the process by which photographic images could be reproduced. However, he has yet to be sufficiently appreciated as a photographer in his own right...read more

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9780714841984 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, June 11, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) is widely considered to be the father of modern photography, having developed the process by which photographic images could be reproduced.

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Product Description: Piotr Uklanski's The Joy of Photography series is named after a Kodak handbook for amateur photographers that has equipped generations of enthusiasts with the techniques necessary in their quest for the perfect shot. However, in the age of the digital camera, the practices advocated in the Kodak manual are now rarely deployed...read more

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9783775721103 | Bilingual edition (Hatje Cantz Pub, February 1, 2008), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Piotr Uklanski's The Joy of Photography series is named after a Kodak handbook for amateur photographers that has equipped generations of enthusiasts with the techniques necessary in their quest for the perfect shot.

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Product Description: Forget Me Not explores the curious and centuries-old practice of strengthening the emotional appeal of photographs by embellishing them—with text, paint, frames, embroidery, fabric, string, hair, flowers, bullets, cigar wrappers, butterfly wings, and more—to create strange and often beautiful hybrid objects...read more

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9781568984506 | Princeton Architectural Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Since its invention, photography has always been inextricably tied up with remembrance: photographers recall family, beloved friends, special moments, trips and other events, speaking across time and place to create an emotional bond between subject and viewer.

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9781568986197 | Princeton Architectural Pr, August 3, 2006, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Forget Me Not explores the curious and centuries-old practice of strengthening the emotional appeal of photographs by embellishing them—with text, paint, frames, embroidery, fabric, string, hair, flowers, bullets, cigar wrappers, butterfly wings, and more—to create strange and often beautiful hybrid objects.

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Product Description: Spanning 170 years, from William Henry Fox Talbot's first negative to Jeff Wall's latest constructed tableau, Singular Images collects thought-provoking essays on individual photographs, one image per writer. The essayists consider, sometimes in highly personal ways, the artist's intention, their own response, the work's technical complexities, its historical context or its formal properties...read more

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9781597110174 | Aperture, February 15, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Spanning 170 years, from William Henry Fox Talbot's first negative to Jeff Wall's latest constructed tableau, Singular Images collects thought-provoking essays on individual photographs, one image per writer.

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Product Description: This innovative volume explores the idea that while photographs are images, they are also objects, and this materiality is integral to their meaning and use. The case studies presented focus on photographs active in different institutional, political, religious and domestic spheres, where physical properties, the nature of their use and the cultural formations in which they function make their 'objectness' central to how we should understand them...read more
By Geoffrey Batchen (contributor), Richard Chalfen (contributor), Elizabeth Edwards (editor) and Janice Hart (editor)

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9780415254410 | Routledge, April 1, 2004, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This innovative volume explores the idea that while photographs are images, they are also objects, and this materiality is integral to their meaning and use.

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Product Description: In Each Wild Idea, Geoffrey Batchen explores a wide range of photographic subjects, from the timing of the medium's invention to the various implications of cyberculture. Along the way, he reflects on contemporary art photography, the role of the vernacular in photography's history, and the Australianness of Australian photography...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780262024860 | Mit Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Looks at a wide range of photographic subjects, from the timing of the medium's invention to the various implications of cyberculture, and includes reflections on conetemporary art photography and the role of the vernacular in photography's history.

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9780262523240 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, March 7, 2002), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Each Wild Idea, Geoffrey Batchen explores a wide range of photographic subjects, from the timing of the medium's invention to the various implications of cyberculture.

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Product Description: In an 1828 letter to his partner, Nicéphore Niépce, Louis Daguerre wrote, "I am burning with desire to see your experiments from nature." In this book, Geoffrey Batchen analyzes the desire to photograph as it emerged within the philosophical and scientific milieus that preceded the actual invention of photography...read more

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9780262024273 | Mit Pr, July 1, 1997, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In an 1828 letter to his partner, Louis Daguerre wrote, "I am burning with desire to see your experiments from nature.

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9780262522595 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, February 26, 1999), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In an 1828 letter to his partner, Nicéphore Niépce, Louis Daguerre wrote, "I am burning with desire to see your experiments from nature.

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Product Description: Many artists have discovered collecting and saving as an artistic expression and have made the storage of objects and information the subject of their work. This ranges from digital memory to rows and stacks of materials to shelves, packaging crates, installations, and entire areas filled with diverse objects stored systematically or in states of utter chaos...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Geoffrey Batchen (editor), Hubertus Gassner (editor), Henry Art Gallery (corporate author), P. S. 1 Contemporary Art Center (corporate author), Ingrid Schaffner (editor), Siemens Kulturprogramm (corporate author) and Matthias Winzen (editor)

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9783791319209 | Prestel Pub, July 1, 1998, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Many artists have discovered collecting and saving as an artistic expression and have made the storage of objects and information the subject of their work.

Paperback:

9780920293225 | Presentation House Gallery, April 1, 1990, cover price $8.00

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