Gerry Johannson – ‘American Winter’

American Winter is Gerry Johannson’s latest novel photobook and was Charcoal Book Club’s photobook of the month for November 2018.* For a good description of the book, turn no further than the publisher’s blurb: “For American Winter, Johansson travelled through semi-deserted towns in Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado, finding as […]

Keld Helmer-Petersen – ‘122 Colour Photographs’ (Errata Editions)

Back in January 2019, Blake Andrews called attention to a sale on remaindered copies of Errata Editions’ Books on Books series at Powell’s. As of April, it’s still running, though options have shrunk quite a bit. I don’t recall what all I picked up. I didn’t go crazy, for sure. But Keld Helmer-Petersen’s 122 Colour […]

Joyce Tenneson Cohen (ed.) – ‘In/Sights’

In/Sights: Self-Portraits by Women, came up in (if I recall) a thread on Twitter about female photographers and under-representation in Photoland.* Published in 1978, the year I was born, In/Sights is a collection of 125 photographs from 66 photographers, selected from over 4000 submissions, solicited, culled, put together, and Introduced by Joyce Tenneson Cohen, with […]

Jason Fulford – ‘Contains: 3 Books’

Long time, no review, huh. Apologies. I’ve been busy and lazy, in roughly equal measure. Anyway. Jason Fulford‘s Contains: 3 Books is exactly what it says it is. It’s a silver box-within-a-box that holds three books: Mild Moderate Severe Profound in a burgundy cover; I Am Napoleon in crosshatched green; and && in grey, with […]

Enter the Action Sampler (clear)

The EmulsiveSanta 2018 gift exchange program found me gifting my chrome Action Sampler. My victim recipient asked for the clear one, and, shame on me, within minutes of dropping the gift in the mail, I went on the ‘bay and found a clear Action Sampler (in Toys ‘R’ Us packaging, with a roll of long […]