A selection of Friedlander's work from most of his important monographs, including Self-Portrait (1970), The American Monument (1976), Photographs (1978), Flowers and Trees (1981), Factory Valleys (1981), Portraits (1985), Cray at Chippewa Falls (1987), Like A One-Eyed Cat: Photographs 1956-1987 (1989), Nudes (1991), The Jazz People of New Orleans (1992)...
This book is devoted to the wooden mineheads of the eastern regions of Pennsylvania. When many mines were forced to close during the Great Depression, jobless miners built clandestine mines in the wooded Appalachian foothills. Bernd and Hilla Becher photographed the Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples in 1974–75 and 1977–78.
From 1972 to 1975, Susan Meiselas spent her summers photographing and interviewing women who performed striptease for small town carnivals in New England, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. As she followed carnivals from town to town, she portrayed the dancers on stage and off, photographing their public performances as well as their private lives.
This work is in foldout format, like old Japanese books. It shows a series of symmetrical commercial storefronts displaying characteristic features of the city of Buenos Aires. Some 50 photographs in black and white form a kind of sampler of typical neighborhood stores, window-door-window with a frontage of 8.66 meters.
Published in conjunction with the 1972 Kunstmuseum Luzern exhibition entitled "The Paintings", this is the original edition of the photographic sequence "Oh, the Grand old Duke of York" by British conceptualists Gilbert & George.
First edition of 1969 (second printing 1973). Afterword by Lincoln Kirstein. "Two and one-half years in preparation this volume is a welcomed achievement-a profound testament to the "absolutely achieved reality" of a great photographer: W. Eugene Smith" - William E. Parker