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THREE PHOTOBOOKS ON A DESERT ISLAND – MARK STEINMETZ

A project Micamera started in 2012. A very simple question, not so obvious answers.
In 2013, if Mark Steinmetz had been sent to a desert island – or to prison – he would have chosen these books:

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atget

Eugène Atget: The Work of Atget
4 Volume Set: Old France, The Art of Old Paris, The Ancien Regime, Modern Times
New York: Museum of Modern Art/New York Graphic Society, 1981, 1982, 1983 & 1985

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winogrand

Garry Winogrand: 1964
Arena Editions, 2002

or maybe

the-animals

Garry Winogrand: The Animals
The Museum of Modern Art, New York  first published the book in 1968
find a later reprint at Micamera here

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levitt

Helen Levitt: A Way of Seeing
Viking, New York, 1965

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evans

Walker Evans: American Photographs
The Museum of Modern Art. First Edition in 1938 / Second Edition in 1962 / Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition in 1988 / Seventy-Fifth-Anniversary Edition in 2012

 

video: Gaia Giani
editing: Valentina Andreoli
Videos made at Micamera Bookstore in Milan

 

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Francesco Jodice talks about his latest book ‘American Recordings’. With him, Chiara Carpenter / Humboldt Books

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Yesterday we hosted the presentation of Gabriele Basilico’s book dedicated to the city of Milan

Thank you to Giovanna Calvenzi, Roberto Koch, Fulvio Irace, Luca Doninelli, Roberta Valtorta

It was beutiful to city the Museum courtyard turning into a salon in the city – see you at the next events organized by Micamera Bookstore! Find here the program.

Thank you Chiara Bardelli Nonino from Vogue for this interview to Lucas Foglia. The interview was made just before the opening of his exhibition at Micamera last November.

Read here about the exhibition

MADS NISSEN – winner of the recent WPP edition was at Micamera yesterday evening – talking about his 2006-2013 work on Amazonas and signing copies of the book. At the end, we projected the Homophobia in Russia video produced for Arles. Signed copies of the book still available at Micamera Bookstore

Thank you Mads Nissen and thank you Prospekt Agency!

photos by A.Chiarlo

Milan on the move – 10 highlights

Text by Pierre Léonforte and photographs by David Balicki for an article published on Air France Magazine’s April issue that lists Micamera among the 10 good reasons to visit Milan. More precisely, we are reason number 4 together with Bloodbuster. Thank you Air France Magazine!

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