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New York disembodied

New York Vertical Portable Format Edition by Horst Hamann My rating: 3 of 5 stars The premise of this book is that New York is markedly vertical and thus is interestingly captured when a vertical perspective is adopted. As is customary in photography books there is nothing much written. The preface mentions a few topics… Continue reading New York disembodied

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Photography monographs II

Andre Kertesz by Noel Bourcier My rating: 5 of 5 stars Noel Bourcier, who has written the biography and commentary for this beautifully designed little volume, says that having gone off to war, Kertesz recognised himself as a ‘peace-loving, romantic young man’. This is exactly the appeal of Kertesz! Not that particular young man, not… Continue reading Photography monographs II

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Here’s something you didn’t learn in school…

Economix: How and Why Our Economy Works (and Doesn’t Work), in Words and Pictures by Michael Goodwin My rating: 5 of 5 stars These days everyone’s worried about the economy! The economy is the biggest issue for voters! Won’t somebody puh-leeeeeese think of the economy? I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember anyone… Continue reading Here’s something you didn’t learn in school…