A New History of Photography


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A New History of Photography: The World Outside and the Pictures In Our Heads

"...insight into the mind of a great photographer."
óBill Kouwenhoven, Hotshoe (London)

"Smart and beautifully written, Schles seems to be channelling the great writers on the medium" also in Best Photobooks of 2008: "Inventive, witty, smart... great book craftsmanship and concept." óJeffrey Ladd, 5b4

173 pages; 107 plates.
Edition Limited to 350 copies.
Released September, 2008.

Published by White Press, an imprint of Schaden.com.
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5b4 (best of 2008)
1000 Words Photography

Appeared on two of Photo-Eye Magazine's lists of best photobooks of 2008. Finalist for the 2009 Les Rencontres d'Arles Photographie Contemporary Book Award and selected as one of the most significant American photobooks of the last 10 years. View an on-line lecture, delvered at ICP (45min). Read an interview.

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