A conversation with Carl De Keyzer

When it was published back in 1987, India became an immediate and gigantic succes. It has sold not less than 8.000 copies and  many still regard it as Carl De Keyzer’s best book because of the aestheticizing flash techniques and of the relaxed mood in the pictures. In this post, …

LISBOA “cidade triste e alegre” by Victor Palla and Costa Martins

Following its first publication in 1959, Lisboa “cidade triste e alegre” immediately became a photobook with an aura. At least in Portuguese intellectual life, it was treasured as a talisman. The book represented the birth of truly modernist Portuguese photography. Yet, it had mostly been unavailable (or unaffordable). By the …

CAPE’s Favourite Photobooks of the Year 2015

Segregation Story:  Terrible pictures of a sad story. Sad pictures of a terrible story. Gordon Park’s colorful account of somewhere a society not so long ago. Gordon Parks/Steidl Modoru Okinawa: “Mother, Mother, There is too many of you crying”……Life as it was in Okinawa. US Army soldiers freaking out in …