THIS MONTH REDMILK TACKLES THE ART OF PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY. THE PORTRAIT, THE ACTUAL REPRESENTATION OF THE SUBJECT, WHERE THE FACES AND EXPRESSIONS LEAD US TO THE WORKS OF MANY PHOTOGRAPHERS THROUGH A BOOK THAT TALK ABOUT THEIR VISION. WE SELECTED A LIST OF BOOKS THAT THROUGH THEIR VISUAL APPROACH HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO JUSTICE TO THESE MAGNIFICENT CREATIONS
“If a day goes by in which I didn’t do something related to photography it’s like I’ve ignored something essential. And ‘as if I had forgotten to wake up. “
Andy Warhol Portraits
Authors: Tony Shafrazi, Carter Ratcliffe and Robert Rosenblum
Andy Warhol known as a painter of faces is visually describe. This book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Warhol’s portraits, including the well-known icons as well as many works largely unknown. From the early portraits of sixties up to the eighties, on a visual journey to discover the artist.
Avedon Fashion 1944-2000
Authors: Carol Squiers, Vincent Aletti, Philippe Garner
A retrospective of the influential fashion photographer Richard Avedon. The book includes his many works, from vintage prints layouts for fashion magazines. The creation shows the innovative early work of the photographer for Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, The New Yorker and many others.
Authors: Terence Pepper, Roy Strong, Peter Conrad
Cecil Beaton was one of the most famous photographers. This illustrated book brings together many of her suggesting portraits celebrating her extraordinary work. Known for her sense of style, this book shows her portraiture career in an exciting vision of her photographic style in the fashion of the twentieth century.
European Portrait Photography
Author: Frits Gierstberg
The book analyzes the important development of the photography from the nineties to the present, exploring the photographic work of: Rineke Dijkstra, Jurgen Teller, Thomas Ruff, Nikos Markou, Anders Petersen, Clare Strand and many others. These portraits represent the new postmodern photographic strategies.
Images of Women II: 2005-2014
Author: Peter Lindbergh
Peter Lindbergh, a fashion photographer internationally idolized, transformed the concept of fashion with his iconic images created in the eighties. Since his beginning tried to capture the personality, character and identity of the models he represents. The book is a sequel that collects his best shots: fashion, nudes and portraits of today’s actresses and models like Milla Jovovich, Isabella Rossellini, Monica Bellucci, Jamie King, Emmanuelle Seigner, Tilda Swinton, Kate Moss, Elisa Sednaoui, Jessica Chastain , Hye Jung Lee.
Irving Penn Portraits
Authors: Magdalene Keaney, Sandy Naime
In this book is exhibits the pics taken by one of the most famous photographers of the twentieth century.
Irving Penn Portraits is the first book that is exclusively focus on the artist, from his early work in 1940 to the images that he recently made in twenty-first century. Among the portraits present: Giorgio de Chirico, Igor Stravinsky, Pablo Picasso, Duke Ellington, Marlene Dietrich, Woody Allen, Rudolf Nureyev, Helmut Newton and Jasper Johns.
Peter Lindbergh: Images of Women
Authors: Martin Harrison, Peter Lindbergh
The book includes the creative essence of the Lindbergh’s photographic work. Fashion photographs, portraits of actresses and pop stars like Madonna, Tina Turner, Demi Moore, Milla Jovovich and all images of the supermodel immortalized by his lens. A complete overview of his artistic work and his vision of the female world.
Marc Hom portraits
Author: Marc Hom
Marc Hom is known for his portraiture and fashion photography. The book provides an overview of work by Hom from its beginnings until today. The portraits in color or in black and white capture the essence of the international celebrities and icons such as Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Martin Scorsese, Vanessa Redgrave, and Louise Bourgeois.
Michael Thompson: Portraits
Editor: Vince Aletti
Michael Thompson is one of the most important portrait artist acclaimed in the world of fashion and the jet set. The book shows the distinguished twenty-year career of Thompson. A biting book that with his photograph shows an internal intimate into the inner life of his portrayed subjects.
Portraits: The Human Clay
Author: Lee Friedlander
The book is a collection of portraits by American photographer Lee Friedlander. In his career portrait: family, friends, politicians and celebrities in their everyday environments. The Human Clay is a series of six publications, which include pictures of people’s in the extended photographer’s archive. Musicians, authors and artists, portraits in unattended spaces like living rooms and kitchens to bring us in the intimate vision of Friedlander.
Portraits, Richard Avedon
Author: Richard Avedon
A unique photos book of the famous American photographer Richard Avedon. The book shows portraits of some of the most important American citizens and the unique vision of a creative genius. The creation of 1976 will show the iconic images of Marilyn Monroe, Truman Capote, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol and Alberto Giacometti and many others.
Robert Mapplethorpe: Portraits
Author Robert Baldwin
Robert Mapplethorpe is one of the most influential American photographers of the twentieth century. His works have been exhibited in important galleries and museums. A unique and controversial talent, in an eclectic mix of subjects: flowers, classical nudes, and celebrities such as Andy Warhol, Richard Gere, Peter Gabriel, Grace Jones and Patti Smith. The book shows the artistic talent of Mapplethorpe and his incredible photographic and esthetic vision.