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Oculus

Round up coming, but read this now:

First I want to share this review in Le Journal de la Photographie from their round-up of important books of the season.

http://lejournaldelaphotographie.com/archives/by_date/2012-09-19/8481/ken-schles-oculus

I hope you’ll read this review and seek out the book or open it if you come across it…

Because I’m traveling (in Istanbul right now where I gave a talk at the photo museum here), I will update this post upon my return with news. If you are in Rome, please let e know what you think of the photo festival there and especially the photobook exhibitt at the MACRO museum there. For now…

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About kenschles

Ken Schles is the author of Invisible City (1988; reprint 2015 and 2016), The Geometry of Innocence (2001), A New History of Photography: The World Outside and the Pictures In Our Heads (2007), Oculus (2011) and Night Walk (2015 and 2016). His work has been nominated for the Deutsche Börse Prize, exhibited by The Museum of Modern Art, noted by the New York Times Book Review, cited in histories of the medium (Parr/Badger, Auer & Auer, 10x10 American Photobooks) and issued by some of the foremost publishers of our time (Steidl, Hatje Cantz, Twelvetrees Press). They're considered “intellectual milestones in photography” (Süddeutsche Zeitung), “hellishly brilliant” (The New Yorker). Ken Schles’ work is included in private and public collections such as The Museum of Modern Art, The Rijksmuseum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museo d"Arte Contemporanea (MACRO) Testaccio Museum, and more than 100 other museum and library collections world-wide. 
 Ken Schles is a NYFA Fellow. http://www.kenschles.com

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