Since its founding in 1995, Kehrer Verlag in Heidelberg has specialized in art and photography books. Numerous sweeper publications have been nominated and awarded at international book awards.

With his book with analogue color photographs, 'Enter the Forest', Alexandre Miguel MAIA continues a tradition that sees the forest as a recurring theme in photography. The book was printed on certified recycled paper and produced entirely in Germany.
45,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 17 x 23 cm., 112 pp., 101 color ills., text language: English
30,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 30,5 x 2 cm., 240 pp., 184 color & 1 b/w ills., bilingual text: German / English
48,00 € *
This new edition of 'Once, Still and Forever' (original released in 2013) is limited to 1,000 signed copies. BACKHAUS proves her infallible instinct for picture compositions that open up a cosmos of unforeseen meanings in the midst of loving familiarity.
from 68,00 € Weight 0.7 kg
'Am I exploiting the people in my pictures? Is it moral to work as a war photographer? Why are we attracted to images of other's misery? Am I producing war pornography?' In 'War Porn' Christoph BANGERT dares to experiment with turning off self-censorship.
98,00 € Weight 0.35 kg
SC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 32 x 2 cm., 128 pp., 50 color ills., English
48,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24,5 x 30 cm., 216 pp., 128 color ills., English
45,00 € *
Photo book 'The Silence of Dogs in Cars' by Martin USBORNE contains billboards of dogs silently peering through car windows. The staged photos evoke a mood of loneliness & longing. Yet they are less about dog portraits and more about separation in general
from 58,00 €
Photo artist Jaakko KAHILANIEMI owns 100 ha of forest. With his conceptual project '100 Hectares of Understanding' he tries to better understand his forest area and to show new ways of thinking and methods of how one can experience and feel the forest.
35,00 € * Weight 0.5 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 18 x 24 cm., 96 pp., 55 color ills., English
35,00 € *
Out-of-print monograph on William Eugene SMITH shows images from six series: 'Country Doctor', 'Spanish Village', 'Nurse Midwife', 'A Man of Mercy', 'Minamata', as well as 'Pittsburgh'. It contains texts by himself about his working methods and principles
198,00 € * Weight 2 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 20 x 24 cm., 216 pp., 95 color ills., text language: English
0,00 € *
The volume 'The Polar Silk Road' by Gregor SAILER deals with the economic use of the Arctic regions as well as territorial claims of the riparian states. The consequences are geopolitical tensions and expansion of military structures and research stations
58,00 € *
The photo volume '1078 Blue Skies / 4432 Days' by Anton KUSTERS contains limited edition Polaroid photos of the abstract blue skies above European concentration camps of the German Nazi regime. It is the result of a long-term project lasting six years.
80,00 € * Weight 2 kg
HC, 24 x 29 cm., 104 pp., 49 color ills., text language: English
38,00 € *
'Common Dreams' by Kai LÖFFELBEIN reflects China's change and the existing contrasts. It critically examines its social and economic transformation with a focus on the lives of migrant workers who have to live in the outskirts of the large metropolises.
45,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 18 x 24 x 1,5 cm., 112 pp., 83 b/w duplex ills., bilingual text: French / English
29,00 € *
In his photo book 'Tales from the City of Gold'Jason LARKIN shows life in out-of-place legacies of the former gold mines in South Africa. He documents as well as illuminates the stubbornly ignored reality of those places & their denied ecological legacies
from 39,90 € Weight 0.9 kg
Open bound pb. in box, 11,5 x 15 x 2 cm., 104 pp., 79 color ills., bilingual text: German / English, Ltd. to 500 numbered copies
125,00 € *
'Outside Room 8' by Lotte BRONSGEEST presents a documentary of the life of Geert Broertjes after his cancer diagnosis. It visualizes the patient experience with common cancer treatments by subjecting film reels and negatives to the same healing procedures
48,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
Pb. with American dust jacket, 24 x 28 cm., 184 pp., 94 color & 27 b/w ills., trilingual text: English, German, Russian Available Artist: Beat Schweizer Editor: Kanton Bern, WERK-BUCH / ŒUVRE D’ARTISTE Texts: Tanja Achlomova, Mischa Danov, Urs Mannhart,
39,00 € *
In her photo volume 'Summer Heart', Cologne based photographer Thekla EHLING accompanies the growing up of her own children. She documents situations and moods and the viewer finds himself entangled in associations and memories of his own childhood.
48,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
In this book Dotan SAGUY documents the ten-month stay of a family who immigrated from Brazil to the USA and their alternative lifestyle in Los Angeles. The book remembers on Sally MANN's 'Immediate Family', b/w photographs are accompanied by interviews.
49,90 € * Weight 0.78 kg
The book 'Between Girls' by American photographer Karen MARSHALL shows a group of teenagers in New York and documents the emotional bonds between 16-year-old girls to show as well as their symbolic relationships. The book design is by Teun van der HEIJDEN
from 39,90 €
ORIGINALLY SEALED! German-languaged 'Retrospective'-catalog contains important text contributions to the understanding of the work of prominent photographer Stephen SHORE, an extensive interview with David Campany, a complete bibliography and a chronology
148,00 € * Weight 2.3 kg
Children photobook 'Menschen und andere Tiere' by BROOMBERG & CHANARIN looks at the world into a witty, playful photo ABC. The imagery, coupled with photos makes an alternative reading experience. Redesigned German edition, adapted to German sign language
24,90 € * Weight 0.4 kg
2nd print run. The photographer Tariq ZAIDI shows in 'Sapeurs. Ladies & Gentlemen of the Congo' the subcultural fashion in Kinshasa & Brazzaville. During the day cab drivers, tailors or gardeners - after work they become casually dressed, elegant dandies.
35,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
'Einheit, Arbeit, Wachsamkeit. The GDR in Mozambique' by Malte WANDEL is about African workers who lived in the GDR until German reunification. Many live in poverty, because the money withheld from their wages, intended for their pensions, has disappeared
38,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
The topic in 'Embed in Egypt' is the Arab Spring in Egypt. Young Turkish photographer tells the complex everyday life against the background of the escalating historical development. The diary-like volume was on the shortlist of the First Book Award 2014.
34,90 € *
Cloth bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 23 x 30 cm., 168 pp., bilingual texts: German / English
0,00 € *
HC with dust jacket, 23,5 x 31 cm., 116 pp., 54 color ills., text language: English
34,00 € *
Swiss bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 30 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 108 pp., 66 duplex b/w ills., text language: English
44,90 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 30 x 24 cm., 96 pp., 50 color ills., text language: English
44,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), approx. 24 x 32 cm., 128 pp., approx. 80 color ills., bilingual text: English / French Available soon ISBN 978-3-86828-924-4 2019 Artist: Ann Massal Design: João Linneu
49,00 € *
Gebundene Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 21,5 x 26,5 x 2,5 cm., 1,000 gr., deutsch-sprachiger Text - TEXT ONLY IN GERMAN!
18,00 € *
'The Children of Bergen-Belsen' Maria KLENNER deals with the fates of children who were born in Bergen-Belsen shortly after the end of the World War. The study sheds light on questions of history & migration, identity & belonging, trauma & new beginnings.
45,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
The out-of-print volume 'Buzzing at the Sill' by Peter van AGTMAEL is a collection of reflections on war, militarism, identity, family and landscape, among other things. It is both an examination of the limits of photography and a tribute to its power.
0,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
Since 2007 Evzen SOBEK has been documenting life as a neutral observer on the bank of a reservoir in the south of the Czech Republic. A special caravan & tent landscape has established itself here, which has become a second home for many residents.
48,00 €
In 'Growing Up Travelling. The Inside World of the Irish Traveller Children' Jamie JOHNSON documents her fascination with the resilience and optimism of children of 'travelling people', an extremely poor population group affected by social discrimination.
from 18,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
'Kachalka' is the name of a Ukrainian open-air fitness center in Kyiv, which consists of archaic-looking, mostly self-made exercise equipment. Bodybuilders of all ages act as a powerful and ironic visual metaphor for the spirit of optimism of those years.
from 35,00 €
This out-of-print catalog on the work of Jitka HANZLOVÁ gathers together her most important series from 1990 until those from the early 2020s. The photographs by the Czech photographer are equally captivating for their objectivity and their empathy.
from 78,00 € Weight 1.7 kg
'In Case It Rains in Heaven' by Kurt TONG shows the Chinese tradition of burning incense paper to influence ancestor's afterlife positively. Increasingly elaborated 'spirit money' represents the wishes of the living in an increasingly Westernized society.
18,00 € *
In out-of-print photo book 'Illuminance', Rinko KAWAUCHI continues her investigation of the particular in the everyday, magically drawn to the fundamental cycles of life and the seemingly unintentional, fractal-like order of nature in formal structures.
298,00 € Weight 1.2 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 21,5 x 31 x 1,5 cm., 112 pp., 50 color ills., bilingual text: English / fFench
0,00 € *
'The Unseen Saul Leiter' shows for the first time 76 rediscovered works from an extraordinary photographic treasure trove of more than 40,000 color slides left by the American photographer at his death, only a fraction of which ever saw the light of day.
from 39,90 € Weight 1 kg
The photo volume'Tokyo Jazz Joints' by Northern Irish photographer Philip ARNEILL and James Catchpole documents the culture of disappearing jazz pubs and cafes in Japan / Tokyo, the Jazu Kissa, where jazz records are played and time seems to stand still.
45,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
'Arctic Heroes' by Ragnar AXELSSON takes a moving look at the fate of the Greenland sled dog. Where the melting ice sheet is irrevocably destroying the traditional way of life of the hunters, global warming is an immediate threat to their daily survival.
68,00 € *
'Twentysix Houses Along Waldeggstrasse' by Otto HAINZL quotes the artist book 'Twentysix Gasoline Stations' by Ed RUSCHA. The b/w images by the Austrian show the empty buildings of a street in Linz as well as the social dramaturgy of urban development.
from 22,00 € Weight 0.2 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 17 x 24 cm., 488 pp., 273 color & 34 b/w ills., bilingual text: English / French
39,00 € *
The out-of-print catalog illuminates more than 60 years of French photographer Willy RONIS' long career and covers all thematic aspects of his work. Shown is a sharp & sensitive observer of everyday French life, a great humanist & chronicler of a century.
58,00 €
'Take Me to Live with You' by Sonia LENZI is a declaration of love to Italy and its people. She visited elderly people who have transmitted cultural, political as well as moral values in their lives, in order to preserve these for future generations.
38,00 € * Weight 1 kg
The autobiographical documentation 'Fucking Carpe Diem' by Finnish photographer Elina BROTHERUS deals with the highly taboo topic of unwanted childlessness. Intelligently designed, the volume takes the viewer on an emotional journey into the human soul.
49,90 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 28 x 28 x 2 cm., 144 pp., 71 color ills., bilingual text: French / English
44,00 € *
HC, 24 x 17,5 x 2 cm., 120 pp., 87 duotone b/w ills., text language: English
35,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
'Hello Camel' by Christoph BANGERT documents the bitter absurdity of war in Afghanistan, Gaza, Darfur, Lebanon and Iraq. He contrasts the clichéd notion of modern war as a fast-paced, dramatic and heroic event with calm and tidy, strange and alien images.
from 45,00 € Weight 1 kg
HC with dust jacket, 25,5 x 25,5 x 1,5 cm., 96 pp., 61 duplex b/w ills., bilingual: English and French
30,00 € *
The catalog 'Saul Leiter. Die Große Retrospective' sheds new light on one of photography's most enigmatic figures. It shows New York street scenes, fashion & nude photographs and makes archive material, contact prints & notebooks accessible to the public.
68,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
The out-of-print photo volume 'AMA' by Nina POPPE combines all the features of a good photo book: an interesting topic, the noticeably respectful restraint of the report and a successful implementation that deals with a previous title from the 1960s.
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The out-of-print volume, 'Später Sommer. Letzter Herbst', follows in sequence & format the handmade leporello 'Später Sommer/Letzter Herbst' by Ulrich WÜST, transforming it into a book and brings together series as well as some individual images from 1989
0,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
Colorful studies of form & light in the book 'Plein Soleil' by Jessica BACKHAUS are the logical continuation of her 'Cut Outs', in exploring the photographic possibilities of abstraction and crossing the boundary between documentary & poetic photography.
58,00 € * Weight 1 kg
The photo volume 'Gspell' by South Tyrolean photographer Roland REINSTADLER not only gives an insight into the once meager and extremely deprived life in the mountains, but also contains very successful color photographs from an aesthetic point of view.
from 39,90 € Weight 1 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22 x 28 cm., 72 pp., 42 color ills., text language: English
29,00 € *
SIGNED COPY! Out-of-print 'One Day in November' by Jessica BACKHAUS is a tribute to Gisèle FREUND on what would have been her one 100th birthday in Dec. 2008, a testament to the friendship between a great photographer and a student in Paris during the 90s
148,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
'Dark Atlas' by Perttu SAKSA, combines documentary images with still lifes and abstract photographs that locate the subject of energy as a structural element of our society. Oil and fuel become as tangible as the problems caused by dependence on them.
38,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
At first unconsciously, then more and more purposefully, the photographer sets out to find her own origin. Jessica BACKHAUS' color photographs have metaphorical potential and work against the grain of classic social documentary photography.
39,90 € *
The photos in 'InselWesen' by Mila TESHAIEVA are reminiscent of old paintings. They depict Föhr island as a dream world and emphasize the fragility of its real existence. Föhr's inhabitants feel connected to traditions & nature in an almost sacred way.
95,00 €
The monograph 'Minkkinen' accompanying international exhibitions on the photo work of Arno Rafael MINKKINEN contains unusual b/w photographs that are reminiscent of his fellow students, Harry CALLAHAN and Aaron SISKIND, from Rhode Island School of Design.
from 75,00 €
English catalog (2nd) for the Helen LEVITT retrospective exhibitions in London & in New York, containing around 130 of the most famous works, some of which are shown for the first time. She's one of the earliest representatives of 'New Color Photography'
39,90 €
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 25 x 33 x 2 cm., 152 pp., 74 color ills., text language: English
0,00 € *
In her book 'bath in brilliant green' Nina RÖDER shows a poetic perspective on various forms of helplessness and loss. The photographs, taken in Italy, Iceland, Ireland, Spain as well as in France, capture the different color atmospheres of the countries.
39,90 € *
This photo book combines three series with around forty colored works each. The photographer Jessica BACKHAUS is breaking new ground in 'Trilogy' and integrating components from mixed media, painting and collage that expand and deepen these abstractions.
44,00 € *
In 'Nemurushima. The Sleeping Island', Kentaro KUMON documents Teshima, an island of the Shiwaku archipelago. Once playing an important role in maritime trade, Teshima has only about a dozen inhabitants to date. Listen to the silent sleep of this island.
38,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 28 x 24 cm., 112 pp., 72 color ills., English
39,00 € *
German catalog edition, published in the occasion of the Helen Levitt retrospective in Vienna.
0,00 € *
Elina BROTHRUS found points of departure for the book 'Seabound' in the collection of Sørlandets Kunstmuseum. Some works are based on 19th century Romantic paintings, others on performative scores, for example by Yoko Ono, Valle Export or John Baldessari.
58,00 € *
The book 'Ralph Gibson. Secret of Light' brings together key series of the photographer's work and describes his artistic development from the 1960s to the present day. The playful use and design of light is an essential part of his unmistakable signature
49,90 € *
The photo book 'Cuba. Finding Home' by Manuel RIVERA-ORTIZ contains over one hundred black and white photographs from different parts of Cuba, both about life in Havana and in the rural part. The subtitle describes his search & intention for this series.
38,00 € *
This out-of-print German-language monograph, 'Chewing Gum and Chocolate', about the work of the Japanese post-war photographer Shomei TOMATSU provides a good overview of the work of one of the most important Japanese photographers of the 20th century.
49,90 € * Weight 1.7 kg
SIGNED! 'Reden wir über Fotografie" (Let's talk about photography) is a collection of essays and interviews by photo historian Hans-Michael Koetzle. He accompanies us on amazing paths through the history & present of photography, an alway in flux medium.
29,80 € * Weight 0.4 kg
SIGNED COPY! 'What Still Remains' contains fifty color photographs created since 2006 in various locations. Jessica BACKHAUS examines why things that have been forgotten or left behind pop up in specific places and then seem to take on a life of their own
68,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
In discreet and yet intimate photographs, Sibylle FENDT tells in 'Gärtners Reise' a love story of growing apart, finding each other again, and then disappearing. The images are not documents of the trip but symbols for a journey into unknown territory.
35,00 € *
'My Mind's Eye' about Peter FINK shows his b/w photographs from Japan, France, Portugal, North Africa as well as the Middle East. Art, culture & social issues are his themes - along with portraits, fashion, surreal still lifes & architectural reflections.
38,00 € *
In 'Cut Outs' Jessica BACKHAUS consequently continues her path of abstraction already taken in photo volume 'A Trilogy' - using analog methods she creates and documents visual experimental arrangements, poetic choreographies of intense, sunlighted colors.
198,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
HC (cloth cover without dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 30 cm., approx. 160 pp., approx. 100 color ills., English
49,00 € *
In 'No Land called Home', Wolfgang BELLWINKEL combines pictures taken in Asia meet war and post-war photographs from Afghanistan, the Middle East and the Balkans. He demonstrates a biographically oriented photography - author & global events are a unity.
44,00 € * Weight 1.1 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 30,5 x 28 cm., 180 pp., 57 duotone ills., trilingual text: English / French / Portuguese
49,90 € Weight 1.6 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 19,5 x 24 cm., 252 pp., 127 color & 30 b/w ills., blingual: German / English
35,00 € *
Gebundene Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 20 x 26,5 x 2 cm., 120 S., 67 Farb-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - TEXT ONLY IN GERMAN!
0,00 € *
'India. A Celebration of Life' by Manuel RIVERA-ORTIZ gathers 120 photos of people & places in color & b/w, from Rajasthan to Calcutta, from Mumbai to Kutch and deals more with hope than despair and the dignity of people who still live deprived in poverty
49,90 € *
Half cloth bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 30,5 cm., 184 pp., 114 color ills., bilingual: German / English
44,00 € *
The volume 'Roadside Meditations' by Rob HAMMER contains color images taken while driving through the USA. He does not depict people at all - it is the structures and lines of road architecture, landscapes, road signs and lane markings that fascinate him.
39,90 € * Weight 0.9 kg
The photo volume 'Sylt. Meine Insel' shows b/w images by Bleicke BLEICKEN from the first half of the 20th century. Family pictures alternate with experimental light studies, social documentary photography stands next to contemplative landscape scenes.
19,90 € * Weight 0.5 kg
In this volume, 'Blood Orange / Naranja de Sangre', Liza AMBROSSIO, infected by the aesthetics of Japanese counterculture and Aztec rituals of human sacrifice, she mixes psychological techniques of manipulation, with science, fiction, eruro & witchcraft.
38,00 € Weight 0.5 kg
'Where the World is Melting', is the first compilation by Ragnar AXELSSON himself of his 40-year life's work.It includes his highly acclaimed series 'Faces of the North', 'Glacier' and 'Last Days of the Arctic' as well as a previously unpublished series.
49,90 € Weight 1.8 kg
The accompanying catalog of the retrospective of the work by Saul LEITER features his early black-and-white as well as color photographs and, for the first time, his fashion photography, also the overpainted nudes, his paintings as well as his sketchbooks
49,90 € * Weight 1.4 kg
The photo book 'New Life. Russen - Juden - Deutsche' by documentary photographer Michael KERSTGENS is the printed version of his long-term project on Jewish life in Germany. It contains reports on Jewish families that were photographed in the early 1990s.
29,90 € *