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Afterimage Vol. 42, no. 3


Among Unknown Tribes: Rediscovering the Photographs of Explorer Carl Lumholtz, edited by Bill Broyles, with texts by Ann Christine Eek, et al. University of Texas Press/317 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Art in Time: A World History of Styles and Movements, edited by Diane Fortenberry and Tom Melick with texts by Noit Banai, et al. Phaidon/367 pp./$69.95 (hb).

Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture, by P. David Marshall. University of Minnesota Press/290 pp./$26.00 (sb).

Deathwatch: American Film, Technology, and the End of Life, by C. Scott Combs. Columbia University Press/276 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Educating Film-Makers: Past, Present and Future, by Duncan Petrie and Rod Stoneman. Intellect/369 pp./$60.00 (sb).

Exhibition as Social Intervention: ‘Culture in Action’ 1993, by Joshua Decter, et al. Afterall Books in association with the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College/224 pp./ $27.50 (sb).

Experimental Film and Anthropology, edited by Arnd Schneider and Caterina Pasqualino. Bloomsbury/205 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Fashion Photography Next, by Magdalene Keaney. Thames & Hudson/272 pp./$45.00 (sb).

Film Theory: Creating a Cinematic Grammar, by Felicity Colman. Wallflower Press/136 pp./$20.00 (sb).

Genteel Perversion: The Films of Gilbert and George, by Chris Horrocks. Solar Books/104 pp./$19.95 (sb).

The Gift of the Face: Portraiture and Time in Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian, by Shamoon Zamir. University of North Carolina Press/334 pp./$39.95 (hb).

The Infinite Image: Art, Time and the Aesthetic Dimension in Antiquity, by Zainab Bahrani. Reaktion Books/263 pp./$49.00 (hb).

The Intervals of Cinema, by Jacques Rancière. Verso/154 pp./$24.95 (sb).

Nauman Reiterated, by Janet Kraynak. University of Minnesota Press/329 pp./$30.00 (sb).

A Pedagogy of Witnessing: Curatorial Practice and the Pursuit of Social Justice, by Roger I. Simon. SUNY Press/262 pp./$85.00 (hb).

PhotoForum at 40: Counterculture, Clusters, and Debate in New Zealand, by Nina Seja. Rim Books/273 pp./$55.00 (hb).

Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights, edited by Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue. University Press of Mississippi/316 pp./ $60.00 (hb).

Real Objects in Unreal Situations: Modern Art in Fiction Films, by Susan Felleman. Intellect/203 pp./$28.00 (sb).

Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York, by Bonnie Yochelson and Daniel Czitrom. University of Chicago Press/268 pp./$18.00 (sb).

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, by Joshua Ferris. Little, Brown and Company/337 pp./$26.00 (hb).

Sign Language: A Painter’s Notebook, by John S. Paul. Three Rooms Press/75 pp./$15.95 (sb).

Six Drawing Lessons, by William Kentridge. Harvard University Press/187 pp./$24.95 (hb).

The Street Photographer’s Manual, by David Gibson. Thames & Hudson/192 pp./$21.95 (sb).

A View from the Bottom: Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation, by Nguyen Tan Hoang. Duke University Press/287 pp./$24.95 (sb).

Viscous Expectations: Justice, Vulnerability, the Ob-scene, by Cara Judea Alhadeff. Atropos Press/504 pp./$84.95 (sb).

War Culture and the Contest of Images, by Dora Apel. Rutgers University Press/ 273 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Women Photographers: From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman, by Boris Friedewald. Prestel/239 pp./$39.95 (hb).

The World Atlas of Street Photography, by Jackie Higgins, with a foreword by Max Kozloff. Yale University Press/399 pp./$45.00 (hb).

World Press Photo 14, edited by Kari Lundelin. Thames & Hudson/158 pp./ $29.95 (sb).

You Are Here: Art After the Internet, edited by Omar Kholeif. Cornerhouse & SPACE/253 pp./$15.95 (sb).


Brassaï, introduction by Roger Grenier. Thames & Hudson/unpaginated/$15.95 (sb).

The Last Road, by Anne Noble. Clouds/107 pp./$42.00 (hb).

Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down, by Eugene Richards. Many Voices Press/106 pp./$50.00 (hb).


Colossal Youth, by Andreas Weinand. Peperoni Books/unpaginated/$32.00 (sb).

The Good Earth, by Andreas Weinand. Peperoni Books/unpaginated/$52.00 (hb).


Alexander Gardner: The Western Photographs, 1867–1868, by Jane L. Aspinwall. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Across the Indian Country: Photographs by Alexander Gardner, 1867–68, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, July 25, 2014–Jan. 11, 2015. Hall Family Foundation in association with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Yale University Press/179 pp./$60.00 (hb).

For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw, edited by Nancy Marie Mithlo. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the National Museum of the American Indian, New York City, Aug. 9, 2014–Feb. 12, 2015. The National Museum of the American Indian in association with Yale University Press/184 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Janelle Lynch: Presence, by Janelle Lynch. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY, June 13–Nov. 2, 2014. Burchfield Penney Art Center/unpaginated/price unavailable (sb).

Josef Koudelka: Nationality Doubtful, edited by Mattew S. Witkovsky. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Art Institute of Chicago, June 7–Sept. 21, 2014; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Nov. 11, 2014–March 29, 2015; and Fundación Mapfre, Madrid, Sept.–Nov. 2015. The Art Institute of Chicago in association with Yale University Press/225 pp./$50.00 (sb).

Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit, by Paul Martineau. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, July 8–Oct. 19, 2014. The J. Paul Getty Museum/198 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Raqs Media Collective: Casebook, edited by Michael Maranda, with an introduction by Philip Monk. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Raqs Media Collective: Surjection, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, September 22–Dec. 4, 2011. Art Gallery of York University/295 pp./$30.00 (sb).

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