The publishing bookstore for art, art science, photography u.a. based in Cologne exists since 1969. In parallel, the publisher Gebrüder König was founded, with artist books u.a. by Gilbert & George, Fischli & Weiss and Gerhard Richter.

This version of the book 'EIN-HEIT' (U-NI-TY) is a re-edit. Originally published in 1996, Michael SCHMIDT investigated the question of 'unity', tracing the symbolism & iconography of political systems, their propaganda & the images of people they project.
from 60,00 € Weight 1.3 kg
Out-of-print 'Projects Done' shows works by Candida HÖFER in unusual formats: Small-format of 'Zoological Gardens', 'The Citizens of Calais', 'On Kawara', or large images such as 'Türken in D.' and slides of '80 Pictures', shown with black on the pages.
98,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
In 'Fotografiegeschichte der Abstraktion' (Photographic history of abstraction), Kathrin Schönegg traces the history of photography: from the experimental beginnings in the 1830s, through (pseudo)scientific, applied & artistic contexts, to digitalization.
29,95 € *
Crossfading of human bodies in the karst coastal landscape of the Crimean peninsula. The protagonists were taken from contemporary history & the present. MIKHAILOV reproduces here the history of photographic image production in resolution and form finding
398,00 € *
Pb. with poster as dust jacket, 21,5 x 28 x 1 cm., 68 pp., with 14 color & 23 b/w ills., bilingual texts: German / English
18,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22,5 x 22,5 x 2 cm., 208 pp., 84 color ills., multilingual: German, English, Norwegian, Hebrew
29,00 € *
With its generous image flow, this book, 'A Diary', celebrates important Japanese photographer Daido MORIYAMA as the 2019 Hasselblad Award winner and his highly influential, lifelong radical and authentic approach to photography.
498,00 € Weight 1.8 kg
Gerhard RICHTER's compendium of his series, 'Atlas', shows more than 800 plates including the series 'War Cut', as well as about 50 plates with the late motifs, including the designs for the stained glass window in the south transept of Cologne Cathedral.
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Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 264 S. mit 25 ganz- bzw. doppelseitigen S/W-Abb., Bibliographie, Indices, deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
14,00 € *
In his tireless search, LEMPERT has already created a large image archive. His interest in nature is complemented by his extensive research into the properties and materiality of the photographic image. His photographs are resistant to any categorization.
28,00 € *
The volume 'Gedruckt und erblättert' deals about the photobook as a medium of aestethic articulation and contains recent contributions from art scholars on the subject, discussing the photobook as a cultural-historical, social as well as political medium.
28,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
Small, out-of-print photo book on the occasion of an exhibition in the Museum Ludwig, Cologne. It contains the series 'Drift' exhibited there with b/w photographs of a sequence that is made during an eruption of the Stomboli volcano on an Italian island.
32,00 € *
SC, 15,5 x 21 cm., 112 pp., German (also available in English!)
19,00 € *
English edition. The text and picture book 'Andy Warhol. EXHIBITS a glittering alternative' explores the exhibition strategies of the American artist Andy WARHOL. It presents probably the most famous icon of Pop Art as an installation artist and curator.
38,00 €
German photographer In the photo book '4100 Duisburg' you can see how the photographer Laurenz BERGEual language of silence and light that captures the visible present of places over which history seems to have passed as well as the echoes of former life.
198,00 € * Weight 1.8 kg
This catalog volume of the work of Swedish artist duo Klara KÄLLSTRÖM & Thobias FÄLDT between 2011 and 2021 invites us to critically consider the prevailing narratives about today's world and how photography is used in the creation of these narratives.
78,00 € * Weight 2 kg
The volume 'Höfe' by Bernhard FUCHS shows farms in the area around Helfenberg (Austria) that have been passed down from generation to generation. They are scattered in the hilly landscape of the Mühlviertel, where the climate is harsh and the soil barren.
198,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
'I love you stupid' illustrates the fast life of young deceased artist Dash SNOW and his importance for the New York scene. The abundance of material as well as the 'appearances' of many people of the scene make this volume a document of US youth culture.
398,00 €
In the Soviet era, Ukrainian waiters asked 'tea or coffee?' The addition is an expression of the economic changes that MIKHAILOV examines using the example of his hometown Kharkov. Have the promises of salvation of the 'Orange Revolution' been fulfilled?
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This catalog volume contains a summary of Thomas RUFF's exhibitions to date - from his earliest beginnings to his most recent works - and thus provides a complete overview of the entire oeuvre of one of the famous artists of the Düsseldorf Photo School.
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For his photobook compendium 'Canon. On African Photobooks', Johannes Wohnseifer selected titles from his private collection that focus on the African continent. These photobooks, published between 1948 and 2011, are presented here in chronological order.
32,00 € * Weight 0.4 kg
'At the Edge of Pictures' is the first monographic study of life and work of John STEZAKER. By using the eventful decades of the 1970s and 80s as a prism, Yuval Etgar offers a new reading of his mode of operation and a mapping of the strategies of collage
30,00 € *
'Facing Britain', contains the most comprehensive show of work to date on British documentary photography, which is famous for its socio-political themes such as unemployment, migration, racism, consumer society, gender justice and warlike conflicts.
34,00 € * Weight 1.1 kg
Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 13 x 20,5 x 2,5 cm., 312 S., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
19,00 € *
In the out-of-print photographic volume 'Gaza Works', Kent KLICH documents the historical and current situation in the still contested territory beyond any sensationalist photography. Pictures from his volume 'Gaza Photo Album' are also shown in context.
68,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
The photo volume 'Versuch der Rekonstruktion einer vergangenen Zeit' presents for the first time b/w photos by free jazz pioneer Sven-Åke JOHANSSON taken in the 1960s & 1970s. They condense into a personal as well as laconic inventory of an analogue time.
58,00 € * Weight 2.4 kg
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 21 x 27 x 2 cm., 272 pp., 136 color & 61 b/w ills., text language: English
29,00 € *
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 21,5 x 28 cm., 200 pp., 93 ills., bilingual text: English / French
49,00 € *
The catalog, edited by art historian Cécile Bargues traces how HAUSMANN comprehensively reflected photography in this intensive decade and developed a highly individual practice, both documentarily and lyrically, inextricably linked to his thinking & life
68,00 € *
This out-of-print photo volume, 'Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel', in German with its numerous illustrations offers a remarkable overview of the altogether twelve years of joint work of the two American artists since the 1970s in San Francisco, California.
128,00 € Weight 2 kg
This monograph, 'I am,' on Erwin OLAF chronologically traces his career from brash provocateur to official portraitist of the Dutch royal family. Between the series, his opinionated texts provide insights into the context and inspiration of his works.
68,00 €
The out-of-print volume 'Accept the Expected' provides an overview of works by the Iranian photographer Shirana SHAHBAZI from the years 2000 to 2005: Genres (portraits, landscapes, still life) and figures (mother & child, cities, birds etc.).
29,80 € * Weight 0.5 kg
The catalog accompanies the exhibition SUBJECT AND OBJECT. PHOTO RHINE RUHR and contains many illustrations, current texts and photo-historically significant articles. It examines relationships between different photographic positions that have developed.
39,80 € * Weight 1.7 kg
This photo volume compiled by Hans-Peter FELDMANN, 'Frauen' - as 'Women' also available in English - shows a selection made and edited by the Düsseldorf photo artist from over 500 photos in a private collection.
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'Die Farbe Grau' combines photographs by Michael SCHMIDT - the series 'Berlin-Wedding' (1976-1978) and 'Waffenruhe' (1985-1987) with several pictures by famous artist Gerhard RICHTER from the years 1965 to 1974 as well as the work 'Siegel/Grau' from 1991.
39,80 € *
This out-of-print black-and-white volume 'Pigalle' by German photographer Roswitha HECKE is the result of a long-term project. In the 1970s, the Hamburg photographer documented the lives of transvestites who lived and worked on the world-famous strip.
58,00 € * Weight 0.4 kg
In the volume 'Raum und Bild' (Space and Image), a dialog between applied & artistic photography unfolds from the comparison of images by Candida HÖFER with interiors from the over 150-year-old photography collection at the Museum für Fotografie in Berlin
29,80 € * Weight 0.7 kg
In the images in the book 'Horse' Jitka HANZLOVÁ transmits the essence and instinctive qualities of those animals, because horses communicate through a clear body language - the act of photographing unites the dialogue between man & animal in its entirety
48,00 € *
'Two Rivers' offers an extended view on the works of Joachim BROHM & Alec SOTH. In addition to the juxtaposition of 'Ruhr' & 'Sleeping by the Mississippi', it also contains also groups 'Ohio', 'Dessau Files' & 'Culatra' as well as 'Songbook' & 'Niagara'.
34,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
Set of 3 SC in three different colors (yellow, red & green), each 21 x 27,5 cm., 372 pp. 138 color ills.
0,00 € *
English ed., 2nd print run! Linen bound HC, 17 x 23 x 6 cm., 862 pp., highly color illustrated, text language: English
0,00 € *
Here, the work by Francesca WOODMAN is read for the first time in the context of the photographic 'Tableaux Vivant'. She used her body as a medium & as an actor and devoted herself to two with femininity associated genres: female nude and 'living image'.
298,00 € Weight 1.9 kg
Out-of-print 'Architectures of Waiting' by Ursula SCHULZ-DORNBURG shows bus stops in Armenia and stations of the Hejaz Railway in Saudi Arabia on a railroad line that once connected Damascus with Medina, but on which no trains have been running for long.
75,00 € * Weight 0.3 kg
HC, 13,5 x 20 cm., 170 pp., English
0,00 € *
Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 23 x 29 x 2 cm., 96 pp., color ills., Text language:
48,00 € *
Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 19,5 x 26,5 x 1 cm., 40 pp., 12 color ills., bilingual text: English / German
78,00 € Weight 0.3 kg
'Gerhard Richter. Artists Books 1966-2021' is an annotated catalog raisonné by Uwe Koch, who has assigned a total of 56 numbers. Bibliographical data & manufacturers are listed and occasion and book concept listed, accompanied by detailed illustrations.
68,00 € * Weight 1.8 kg
In her collages, British artist LINDER uses an uncompromising, feminist approach to question socially coded gender ideas and the sexual marketing of the female body. The catalog was developed in the form of a fanzine in close collaboration with the artist
0,00 € *
re-edit, Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 22,5 x 19 x 1,5 cm., 96 pp., b/w ills., text language: English
35,00 € *
'Ludwig Wittgenstein. Photography as Analytical Practice' contains his album, photographs of automata, and other self-portraits. In addition, the book places his photographs in a dialogue with the photographic practice and theory of contemporary artists.
298,00 € * Weight 1.8 kg
In 'Book Manifest' Irma BOOM presents her vision of the nature, meaning nad relevance of the book. Based on more than 350 of her books, she shares her knowledge gained from intensive research and discusses context and relationship to the traditional book.
0,00 € Weight 0.3 kg
'Women' includes photographs by the famous photographers Peter LINDBERGH & Garry WINOGRAND: in addition to works from WINOGRAND's famous series 'Women are Beautiful', as well as previously unpublished pictures of LINDBERGH's fashion shoots on the street.
178,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
German Ed,tion. Gebundene Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 26 x 29,5 cm., 136 S., Farbaufnahmen, deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY! (english ed. also available!)
0,00 € *
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 13 x 21 cm., 168 pp., 50 color ills., text language: English
24,00 € *
HC, 16 x 24,5 cm., 272 pp., 133 color ills., text language: English
0,00 € *
Catalog volume for the exhibition in Stockholm. The American photographer Francesca WOODMAN created a corpus of fascinating photo works a few intensive years before her early death. Her photographs deal with gender, representation, sexuality and body.
0,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
'It is as it is' shows numerous letters, photos & documents, as well as pictures from the time when Gerhard RICHTER's early work in Dresden ended with his flight from the GDR in 1961 and his official work in the West was not to begin until the end of 1962
29,80 € * Weight 0.5 kg
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 23 x 22 cm., 204 pp., 108 color ills., bilingual text: German / English
0,00 € *
Broschierte Ausgabe mit Schutzumschlag, 21 x 28 x 1,5 cm., 148 pp., b/w ills., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
29,00 € *
The out-of-print photo book 'Apophenia' by Lukas FELZMANN is a combination of two archives: one of postcards sent to the artist's father and another with unpublished works by the artist. The juxtaposition leads to a surprising sequence of vertical images.
38,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
Text volume 'Energies/Synergies 9' reflects an interesting and entertaining conversation between Wilhelm SCHÜRMANN and Klaus Honnef. It unfolds the exciting drama of documentary photography as an art form between the world of magazines and the art world.
19,80 € * Weight 0.3 kg
The photo volume 'Fathom' ('Lot' in the German version) by Bernhard FUCHS contains full-paged portraits. Once again we feel the prevailing atmosphere of closeness and distance, which is unique to him, was already visible and tangible in his other series.
0,00 € *
The out-of-print catalog for huge Michael SCHMIDT retrospective, took place in Berlin, includes well-known and rarely seen works as well as the very informative texts by renowned authors can already be considered a reference work about Berlin photographer
178,00 €
The catalog 'Übermalte Fotografien' (Overpainted Photographs) contains 72 standard photographs taken by prominent photo artist Gerhard RICHTER and developed in an ordinary laboratory - snapshots of family celebrations, people, landscapes or architecture.
38,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
Published in conjunction with a major exhibition, 'Wolfgang Tillmans: To look without fear' surveys four decades of his career. With essays on his multifaceted practice, and a new text by himself elucidates the methodology behind his system of presenting.
from 49,00 € Weight 2.2 kg
For 'Wald' (forest) Gerhard RICHTER chose photos from an extensive collection, which was created since 2005 in the forest near his house. It follows a dramaturgy developed together with text pages and opens up analogies to the overall work of the artist.
0,00 € * Weight 1.3 kg
In 'Diary' Boris MIKHAILOV tells about his life: Historical, but above all private memories in notes, colorings, crossings out, scratches, stains & photo fixing adhesive strips. A poignant chronicle, often ruthless and cynical, carried by the love of life
348,00 € Weight 2.2 kg
The out-of-print photo volume 'Streets and Trails' by Bernhard FUCHS contains seventeen full-page color illustrations. The photographs by formerly Bernd-BECHER-student show quiet, deserted streets and trails in rural surroundings. Limited to 500 copies.
148,00 € * Weight 0.2 kg
Pb. with poster as dust jacket, 22 x 28 x 1 cm., 76 pp., with 11 color & 23 b/w ills., bilingual texts: German / English
18,00 € *
HC with dust jacket, 20,5 x 25,5 x 1 cm., 72 pp., b/w ills., text language: English
39,00 € *
Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 11 x 18 x 3 cm., 252 pp., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
0,00 € *
Out-of-print catalog volume, 'Rineke DIJKSTRA. Wo Men' was published to coincide with the exhibition and award ceremony of the Hasselblad Award 2017. It was designed by the Dutch (photo) book designer Irma BOOM, who has won several awards for her work.
298,00 € Weight 1.5 kg
For his 'Tableaux chinois', Thomas RUFF has digitally processed Chinese propaganda images distributed worldwide by the Communist Party. In this large-format photo volume, the work transports the images of the 20th century into today's visual language.
128,00 € * Weight 2.2 kg
'Die Natur der Natur' by Norbert SCHOERNER contains photographs of bonsais from a rearing near Fukushima from seeds of tree species found in the shadow of the volcanic mountain Azuma-Kofuji. The pictures show them in constructed diorama-like environments.
29,80 € * Weight 0.5 kg
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 21,5 x 28 cm., 68 pp., 14 color & 23 b/w ills., bilingual texts: English / German
18,00 € *
The volume 'Labor Anonymous' is the first to dedicate itself to a series that Walker EVANS published in a magazine under the same title in 1946: Passers-by, mostly workers, in Detroit - photographed in the 'documentary' style typical of this photographer.
from 32,00 € Weight 1.1 kg
Re-edit, Four slipcased HC, 32,5 x 45 cm., 828 pp., more than 5,000 color ills., on 809 tabloids, bilinguale text: German / English
1.200,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 25 x 33 x 3,5 cm., 328 pp., color ills., English
0,00 € *
The selection in out-of-print volume 'Rome' by Anders PETERSEN ranges from the 1980s to 2012. With his uniquely personal approach, the Swedish photographer captures the soul of the Italian capital and its inhabitants while reflecting the city's evolution.
98,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22,5 x 27 x 2cm., 144 pp., 80 color ills., English text (over 20 pp.)
0,00 € *
Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 18,5 x 15 x 0,5 cm., 68 S., 35 S/W-Abb. (+1 in Farbe), deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
0,00 € *
This photo compendium celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the Hasselblad Award and the influential work of all its winners to date. They are international artists, innovators, activists and legends who have shaped the modern history of photography.
29,80 € *
Catalog of the factory show in UK. 'Linderism' opens up new perspectives on the artist's work. The essays deal with the early photomontages and more recent developments in her work, in which a focus on spirituality, the occult and the surreal can be seen.
25,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 19 x 24,5 x 1,5 cm., 108 pp., 49 (48 in color) fullpaged ills., bilingual text: German / English (English text as inlet)
98,00 €
In Sahara, numerous people make a living from the laborious digging, processing, forging & selling of fossils. 'A Guide to Trees' contains photos of the region as well as a fake guide. In 'A Guide to Fossils' Yto BARRADA documents the region & its people.
48,00 € Weight 2.2 kg
Out-of-print double photo volume on the work of German photographer Axel HÜTTE accompanied his exhibitions 'Night and Day', with works created between 1995 and 2017, and 'Frühwerk', which focused on his early work with photos taken between 1978 and 1995.
248,00 € Weight 4.9 kg
Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 23 x 22 x 1,5 cm., 96 pp., 97 color ills., bilingual text: German / English
29,00 € *
In the volume 'Atelier Man Ray', Herbert Molderings captures the artistic environment as well as those objects that the latter collected and produced himself in order to compose lifelike arrangements from them - an impressive view of an imaginative cosmos
28,00 € * Weight 0.3 kg
'Bottom of the Lake' by Christian PATTERSON is a book within a book that combines the original family's phone book with the artist's highly subjective re-imagination of his hometown; a deeply personal other book.by juxtaposing different documentary forms.
45,00 € *
Out-of-print book 'Autos' by Bernhard FUCHS gives the photographs the apparent character of general pictorial plates, but on closer inspection they reveal themselves to be sensitive recordings of everyday situations and individual portraits of vehicles.
0,00 € *
Slipcased DVD, region code: 2 / PAL, 16:9, 50 min., English
19,95 € *
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 13,5 x 19 x 2 cm., 208 pp., 99 color ills., text language: English
0,00 € *
In the illustrated volume, 'Boris Mikhailov. Bücher / Books', the two artist books 'Krymskaya Fotomaniya' and 'Mountains' by the Ukrainian photo artist are presented in facsimile on 128 pages each, interrupted by an eighty-page illustrated text sequence.
from 55,00 € Weight 2.3 kg
The collection 'Margret. Chronik einer Affäre' (Chronicle of an Affair) is an emphatically sober and at the same time obsessive, authentic documentation, shows the changes in a couple's dealings with each other and is a moral portrait of the late 1960s.
198,00 € Weight 0.6 kg
The series from 1989 is the artist's first conceptual work in which he grapples with his hometown. In keeping with the tradition of the BECHER school, his photographs show a sober documentary and sometimes humorous view of the small town in Lower Saxony.
38,00 € *
The photographic volume 'Berlin. Wilhelmstrasse 44' by Candida HÖFER deals with an icon of 'architecture brute', which was built in the middle of the 1970s in the former GDR and is now shared by the Embassy of the Czech Republic and a Max Planck Institute
38,00 € *
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 15 x 21 x 2 cm., 256 pp., German text only!
16,00 € *