The PhotoBook Review: Photobooks After 3/11

The destruction the Great Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami waves created have profoundly impacted the way art is both made and received in Japan.

The PhotoBook Review: Collecting the Japanese Photobook, Part Two

A conversation with Manfred Heiting from The PhotoBook Review 008.

On Philip Gefter’s Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe

Philip Gefter’s new biography of Sam Wagstaff examines the life of the influential curator and collector, and his romantic relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.

Review: On Max Pinckers’s Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty

Mira Jacob reviews Max Pinckers’s self-published photobook, “Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty”

If You Came Here to Have Fun, You Will

Jason Fulford and Aperture editor Denise Wolff discussed the parallel lives of a book through its events, and the event as intersection of artist and viewer.


The PhotoBook Review is a publication dedicated to the consideration of the photobook—focusing on the best photography books being published, from the coffee-table book to the handmade artist’s edition, and on creating a better understanding of the ecosystem of the photobook as a whole.

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