Jong Won Rhee, Solitudes of Human Places

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Edition Patrick Frey (here). Hardcover (20.2×29 cm), 144 pages, with 69 color photographs. In an edition of 800 copies. Includes a short text by the artist. Design by Adeline Mollard. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: Jong Won Rhee was born in Hong Kong and grew up … Read more

Not Collected, ed. Lukas Birk and Audrey Salmon

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Fraglich Publishing (here). Hardcover (6×7.75 inches), 195 pages, with 157 color photographs. Includes an essay in English and Zulu. In an edition of 150 copies. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: Fraglich Publishing, a small publishing house initiated by the Austrian photographer Lukas Birk, focuses on projects … Read more

Toshio Shibata, Boundary Hunt – Collector Daily

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Poursuite Editions (here). Softcover with dust jacket, 25 x 32 cm., 72 pages including double gatefold center spread, with 35 monochrome photographs and a brief text by the artist. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: Over a career spanning more than five decades, the Japanese photographer Toshio … Read more

Rita Lino, Replica – Collector Daily

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Art Paper Editions (here). Hardcover (21.5×29 cm), 120 pages, with 70 black and white and color photographs. Includes an essay by Brad Feuerhelm. In an edition of 1000 copies. Edited by Jurgen Maelfeyt and Rita Lino, and designed by Jurgen Maelfeyt. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: … Read more

Mel D. Cole, American Protest, Photographs 2020-2021

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Damiani Editore (here). Hardcover, 144 pages, with 170 black and white and color photographs. Includes texts by Jamie Lee Curtis and Blair Milbourne. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: Mel D. Cole is an acclaimed photographer who first became known for his images of celebrity musicians, from … Read more

Anita Bouchard Serra, Espera(nza) – Collector Daily

JTF (just the facts): Self-published in 2021 (here). Softcover (10 x 15 cm), 56 pages, with 24 color photographs. Includes an essay by the artist. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: In December 2020, in a historic vote, Argentina legalized abortion, becoming the largest Latin American country to do so in an otherwise conservative region. … Read more

Judith Black, Vacation – Collector Daily

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Stanley/Barker (here). Three-quarter bound hardback with tipped in cover photo (250 x 250 mm), 128 pages, with 101 monochrome photographs. Includes an introduction by the author. Designed by The Entente. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: It’s been several months since Judith Black’s Vacation was published last … Read more

Koji Kitagawa, Photography – Collector Daily

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Area Books (here). Softcover with paper jacket (black print on either blue/green paper), 150×210 mm, 800 pages. Includes an artist statement in English/Japanese on a separate card, with a list of zine/project titles. In an edition of 250 copies. Design by Bureau Kayser/Colin Doerffler. (Cover and spread … Read more

Anouk Kruithof, Trans Human Nature

JTF (just the facts): Self-published in 2021 (here). Softcover (24 x 32 cm), 96 pages, with 99 color photographs. Includes 1 folded poster (64×96 cm), and texts by Mathilde Roman. In an edition of 500 copies. Book concept and design by Doris Boerman and the artist. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: Anouk Kruithof is … Read more

Arko Datto, What News of the Snake That Lost its Heart in the Fire

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by L’Artiere Edizioni (here). Softcover (23×30.5 cm) with folded poster jacket, 200 pages, with roughly 100 color images. Includes texts by Bornila Chatterjee and the artist. Design by Nicolas Polli. In an edition of 700 copies. (Cover and spread shots below.) Comments/Context: Flash lit urban night photography, almost … Read more