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Takashi Homma, The Narcissistic City

Takashi Homma’s latest book The Narcissistic City, published by MACK, reveals the artist’s fascinating and renovated approach to cities and cityscapes, a recurrent subject of his ever-changing research.

John Radcliffe Studio, Foreigner:
Migration into Europe 2015–2016

Shortlisted for the First Book Award 2016 – a photography prize established by Mack to support emerging photographers – and selected as The Photography Book of the Month in The Observer, the publication Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015–2016 is the result of a one-year photographic research on the Europe’s refugee and migrant crisis carried out by photographer Daniel Castro Garcia and graphic…

Roe Ethridge, Shelter Island

    Roe Ethridge’s latest publication Shelter Island marks the third collaboration between the American artist – born in Miami in 1969 and currently living in New York – and the London-based publisher Mack, following his monographs Le Luxe (2011) and Sacrifice Your Body (2014).   Ethridge’s work is characterized by a distinctive use and…

Paul Graham, The Whiteness of the Whale

«Let us try. But in a matter like this, subtlety appeals to subtlety, and without imagination no man can follow another into these halls.» H. Melville, Moby Dick Published contextually to Paul Graham’s current major retrospective at Pier 24 – the first solo show held at the beautiful exhibition space in San Francisco, open since 2010 –, The…

Ricardo Cases, ‘El porqué de las naranjas’

A visual wandering across ephemeral details and amazing banalities compose Ricardo Cases’ publication ‘El porqué de la naranjas’ (MACK, London). The body of work was entirely produced in the region of Levante, Spain, where the author chose to let himself carried away by the beauty of his near surroundings. The vibrant and colorful portrait of the…

Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine, A Perpetual Season

Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine’s A Perpetual Season flows, as a musical arrangement, in a minor scale. Intriguing and unsettling. Repeated encounters with detached strangers alternate with glimpses of worn-out concrete surfaces and indispensable pauses, with a rhythmic and slow cadence. The book consists of a journey through an unknown, yet familiar city, made of instants and fragments. The…

Paul Graham, Does Yellow Run Forever?

Collected in a precious tiny volume published by MACK, Paul Graham’s latest series of photographs Does Yellow Run Forever? brings into question what we seek and value in life – love, wealth, happiness, beauty – therefore following the author’s ceaseless research on the ephemeral and quotidian in our lives.   Three distinct groups of images – rainbows…

Guido Guidi, Veramente

Retracing the distinctive 40-year career of Italian photographer Guido Guidi’s, “Veramente” gathers excerpts of his entire oeuvre spanning from 1959 to the present. Pioneer of Italian landscape photography, Guidi’s body of images highlights the importance of the medium as a process and experience of understanding, and carries out a visual discourse upon the meaning of…

Roe Ethridge, Sacrifice Your Body

In his latest publication by MACK, Roe Ethridge combines a series of personal documentary images taken in western Palm Beach County and surreal collage works, together with discarded images from a Chanel fashion shoot. The author’s narrative – largely inspired by David Lynch’s approach to film-making and pertaining to the “new school of synthetic photography” – aims…

Paul Salveson, Between the Shell

Published by MACK after winning this year’s edition of the First Book Award, Between the Shell by Paul Salveson consists of a series of photographs taken in New York and Virginia between 2006 and 2011. Absurdist playful constructions are jocosely extracted from commonplace objects, within the walls of domestic environments. Salveson’s photographic process is intended…

Linda Fregni Nagler, The Hidden Mother

Italian artist Linda Fregni Nagler’s book The Hidden Mother collects 1.002 children portraits – tintypes, ambrotypes, snapshots, daguerreotypes, cartes de visite and cabinet cards – taken between the advent of photography and the 1920’s by mostly anonymous authors. At the time the photographs were taken, because of the slow exposure times, babies needed to be…

Joan Fontcuberta, The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography

Hasselblad Foundation recently assigned its 33rd prestigious International Award in Photography to Catalan photographer Joan Fontcuberta. Co-published by the Swedish Foundation and MACK specifically for this occasion, “The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography” combines six of the author’s most iconic series: Herbarium (1984), Fauna (1987), Constellations (1993), Sputnik (1997), Sirens (2000) and…