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Ruins
Photographs by Josef Koudelka
Texts by Alain Schnapp, Héloïse Conésa, and Bernard Latarjet


Ruins is the newest monograph by acclaimed Magnum photographer and bestselling author, Josef Koudelka.


For more than twenty years, Koudelka has traveled through the Mediterranean—visiting places such as Italy, Libya, Greece, and Syria—to photograph more than two hundred archaeological sites. Stark and mesmerizing panoramic photographs take the viewer to Delphi, Pompeii, Petra, Carthage, and other ancient locations, including sites now greatly altered or destroyed due to recent conflict. Ruins is a monument of architectural and cultural history, as well as civilizations long past. Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, this volume includes enlightening texts by a Greek studies expert, curator, and agricultural engineer that cast another look at antiquity and its ruins.


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Invasion 68: Prague
Photographs by Josef Koudelka


On the night of August 21, 1968, Warsaw Pact tanks invaded Prague, ending Czechoslovakia’s short-lived political liberalization, the Prague Spring. In the midst of the turmoil of the Soviet-led invasion, this series of photographs were miraculously smuggled out of the country and distributed in New York by Magnum Photos, anonymously to avoid reprisals. Sixteen years would pass before Koudelka could safely acknowledge authorship. Forty years after the invasion, this impressive monograph features nearly 250 of these images—many published here for the first time—personally selected by Koudelka. 


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Koudelka


Photographs by Josef Koudelka


Stark, impassioned, and singularly intense, Josef Koudelka's work has received deserved acclaim over the past three decades as a uniquely significant contribution to the language of photography. Koudelka is the first book to present over 150 of his most eloquent images in a single volume, from his earliest—published here for the first time—to the most recent panoramic landscape studies. 


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Gypsies 
P
hotographs by Josef Koudelka


This mini paperback edition of Gypsies makes a foundational body of work by master photographer Josef Koudelka newly accessible. This volume includes all 109 photographs from Koudelka’s recent remastering of the Cikáni series (Czech for Gypsies)—photographs of Roma society taken between 1962 and 1971 in then-Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary, France, and Spain. 


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Wall
Photographs by Josef Koudelka


Josef Koudelka’s Wall comprises panoramic landscape photographs he made from 2008 to 2012 in East Jerusalem, Hebron, Ramallah, Bethlehem, and in various Israeli settlements along the route of the barrier separating Israel and Palestine. Whereas Israel calls it the “security fence,” Palestinians call it the “apartheid wall,” and groups like Human Rights Watch use the term “separation barrier,” the wall in Koudelka’s project is metaphorical in nature—focused on it as a human fissure in the natural landscape. Wall conveys the fraught relationships between humankind and nature and between closely related cultures.

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