Topic: photo books

Yolanda Cuomo at her desk in her Chelsea studio, New York NY, February 4, 2012.
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Profile of a Curatorial Master: Yolanda Cuomo

Yolanda Cuomo is the curatorial voice behind some of the 20th century’s greatest photographic books. This year, alongside Melissa Harris, Cuomo is co-curating this year’s LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, Va.

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Image: Team Leader and Mine Captain, Rustenburg Platinum Mine, Rustenburg. 1971.
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David Goldblatt Revisits “On the Mines”

LightBox presents exclusive images from the re-release of David Goldblatt’s ‘On the Mines,’ the prolific South African photographer’s documentation of the mining industry during apartheid.

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The Indie Photo Book in the 21st Century

Two years ago, Larissa Leclair founded the Indie Photobook Library in her Washington D.C home with the goal of preserving rare self-published books and making them available to a larger audience. Leclair spoke to LightBox about the state of the photobook and her goals for the future of her library.

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Adam Bartos—Courtesy of Steidl
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The Darkroom: Nostalgia for a Dying Craft

Adam Bartos’s new book sheds some white light on the dying craft of analog printmaking and the environments that have produced most of the medium’s greatest images.

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Sofía López Mañán
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The Search for the Best New Black-and-White Photographers

An exclusive look at MONO, a new publication on the hunt for the most exciting black and white photographers in the world. LightBox looks at this year’s winners, along with the curators’ selection of more established artists.

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© Bertien van Manen, Courtesy of the Artist and the Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
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Bertien van Manen: Let’s Sit Down Before We Go

The thread that links much of the Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen’s work is her portrayal of the seemingly small, undramatic moments of everyday life. Her latest book is named after the habit of having Russians sit for a moment before a long journey to think about where they will be going and why.

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