Photo Guide is a monthly blog with 20 personal best photo exhibitions and new photo books. Highly subjective, off course. This month featuring the Deutsche Börse Photography Price shortlist for 2013. With Christina de Middel, Sebastiao Salgado and John Stezaker. Books by Brian Griffin and David Rochkind with Dewi Lewis.
The photograph of the Nenet is taken from the forthcoming book Genesis by Sebastião Salgado to be published by Taschen in 2013.It will coincide with an exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London.
Photo and comment by Narciso Contreras from Aleppo, Syria, 2012 “ I saw a rebel running to reach his comrades with the bomb device.I followed him with my camera, took the picture then retreated to another building to take cover.“
Helmut Newton, Amica, Milano 1982 © Helmut Newton Estate, from the exhibition : World without Men, at Newton Foundation, Berlin
Sirren Song V, 2011 © John Stezaker, from the exhibition Deutsche Börse Photography Price at c/o Berlin
McLean, Virginia, December 1978, Courtesy Luhring Augustine, New York, from the exhibition Joel Sternfeld, Retrospektive,c/o Fotografie Berlin
SPI, Ancarno, Abruzzi, Italy,2011 by Mischka Henner; shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Price.Courtesy of the artist and the Photographers‘ Gallery, London.
Bongo, from the series The Afronauts, by Cristina de Middel; shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Price.Courtesy of the artist and the Photographers‘ Gallery, London
Boat repair, Skinningrove, Yorkshire, 1983 by Chris Killip; shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Price.Courtesy of the artist and the Photographers‘ Gallery, London
Photo Andreas Magdanz, Flur mit Blick in Zelle 719, 2011, from the exhibition Stuttgart Stammheim, Germany’sprison to demolish, at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
Arno Fischer, Westberlin, 1958; © Erbengemeinschaft Arno Fischer from the exhibition Künstlerische Fotografie in der DDR 1949-1989 Berlinische Galerie
Secretary at West German Radio, Cologne, 1939, © August Sander from the exhibition at New Walk Art Gallery, Leicester
Tänzerin Ida Fuchs, 1930, by Baron Wolff von Gudenburg, from the Finders Keepers at Michael Hoppen Gallery, London
Untitled, from the series Flowers, 2009, © Jitka Hanzlová; from the exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
Girl in window, orange refection, New York, 1972, by Helen Lewitt, from the Positive View Foundation exhibition at Somerset House,London.© Estate of Helen Lewitt
Police frisk a man in a security sweep, Ciudad Juárez, by David Rochkind from the book Heavy Hand, Sunken Spirit publishedby Dewi Lewis 2012
Friederike Hamann, New Video Work, Cadillac, Monitor, Rear View, Installation at www.braennen.de © Moritz Hirsch, 2012
Acton, London by Brian Griffin; from the book Open by Brian Griffin published by Dewi Lewis
Syrians walk past damaged houses during heavy fighting in Aleppo, Syria, 2012 by Narciso Contreras/AP from The Observer
US Bombings on Taliban Positions by Luc Delahaye, from Seduced by Art at the National Gallery,London
Dying Infant Found by American Soldiers, Saipan, June 1944 by Eugene Smith/Magnum; from War/Photography atThe Museum of Fine Arts, Houston