People to look at

Justin Nolan

Joe Johnson

Beate Geissler / Oliver Sann

Matt Siber

Leonard Suryajaya

Cait Oppermann

Monika Sziladi


Lucas Blalock

Some Artist Books exploring the Self: Sophie Calle: Appointment with Sigmund Freud, Suite Vénitienne, Exquisite Pain, Take Care of Yourself, Anna & Bernhard Blume: Joy Knows no Mercy, Dan Eldon: The Art of Life, The Journey is the Destination, Burt Payne: The World is Getting to be a Funner Place or how I applied to CALArts , Cindy Sherman: A Play of Selves, Working Girl, Centerfold, Danica Phelps: A Book of D’s, Natacha Merritt: Digital Diaries, Damien Hirst: On the Way to Work, Stephen Shore: American Surfaces, Ed Templeton: Deformer, Leigh Bowery: Violette Editions, John Coplans: A Body


Some Artist Books portraying Family and Friends: Ralph Eugene Meatyard: The Family Album of Lucybelle Carter, Kaylynn Deveney: The Day-to-Day Life of Albert Hastings, Chris Verene: Chris Verene, Twin Palms Publishers, Mark Morrisroe: I, Mark Morrisroe, swear to coldly use and manipulate everyone who can help my career..., Richard Billingham: Ray’s a laugh, Philip-Lorca diCorcia: A Storybook Life, Larry Towell: The World From My Front Porch Larry Clark: Tulsa, Dayanita Singh: Sent a Letter, Corinne Day: Diary, Tierney Gearon: Daddy, where are you?, Ryan McGinley: Ryan McGinley, index books, Jan Family: Plans for other days, Nan Goldin: Couples and Loneliness, Mary Kelly: Post-partum document


Some Artist Books looking at Others: E.J. Belocq: Photographs from Storyville, the Red-Light District of New Orleans, Walker Evans: Many Are Called, Chris Verene: Camera Club, Bill Owens: Suburbia, Taryn Simon: The Innocents, Susan Meiselas: Pandora’s Box, Merry Alpern: Dirty Windows, Shopping, Jim Goldberg: Raised By Wolves, Larry Sultan: The Valley, Diane Arbus: Untitled, Polly Borland: The Babies, Juergen Teller: Go-Sees, Christian Boltanski: La Vie Impossible, Kaddish, Arthur Tress: The Dream Collector, Aura Rosenberg: Headshots, Robert Frank: The Americans, Dayanita Singh: Myself Mona Ahmed, Olaf Breuning: Ugly, Eikoh Hosoe: Ba-ra-kei Ordeal by Roses, Nancy Burson: Faces, Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920

Artist Books on Appropriation and the Archive:A Morning’s Work: Medical Photos from the Burns Archive, Collier Schorr: Jens F. (Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures), Mike Disfarmer: Disfarmer: 1939-1946 Heber Springs Portraits, Joan Fontcuberta: Fauna, Kara Walker: My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love, Malick Sidibé: Chemises, Robert Frank: Me+My Brother, Thank You, Adam Lowe: Power Smile, Vik Muniz: Clayton Days: Picture Stories, Tacita Dean: Floh, Marcel Duchamp: Etant Donnés, Richard Prince: Inside World, Mike Mandel & Larry Sultan: Evidence, Jake & Dinos Chapman: Insult to Injury Shots in the Dark: True Crime Pictures, Dear Thank You Yours Sincerely Snapshot Chronicles, Crime Album Stories: Paris 1886-1902, Evidence: NYPD Crime Scene Photographs 1914-1918, Wisconsin Death Trip, Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective’s Scrapbook, New York Noire, Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, Photo Trouvée


Some Artist Books about Place: Simon Norfolk: For most of it I have no words: Genocide, Landscape, Memory, Deborah Turbeville: Newport Remembered. A Photographic Portrait of a Gilded Past, Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen): Longing for Darkness Kamante’s tales from Out of Africa, A New Life: Stories and Photographs from the Suburban South (The Lyndhurst Series on the South), Wolfgang Tillmans: Concorde, Robert Frank: Come Again, Hold Still – Keep Going, Anders Petersen: FrenchKiss, Dayanita Singh: Go Away Closer, Victor Burgin: Some Cities, Jeff Burton: Dreamland, Untitled, Jan de Vries: Co-Relief, Stephen Gill: Hackney Flowers, Roni Horn: Another Water, Jack Pierson: The Lonely Life, All of a Sudden, Nathan Lyons: Notations in Passing, Marc Rader: Scanscape, Sally Mann: What Remains, Anselem Kiefer: The High Priestess, Eleanor Antin: 100 Boots, Jake & Dinos Chapman: Insult and Injury, Sunil Gupta: Picture from here, Boris Mikhailov: Am Boden, Die Dannerung, Masao Yamamoto