Category COLOGNE

Cologne is not famous for Footfachmesse 'Photokina', brought to life by Fritz Gruber. Before the then Cologne Werkschule was wound up, photography was also taught in Cologne with high standards. Today, Cologne is home to the prestigious Hunsthochschule für Medien, or KHM for short, with an extremely well-stocked photobook library, which still offers the study of artistic photography in the degree program 'Mediale Künste'.

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In the category simply labeled 'COLOGNE' you will find photo books that deal with the West German city of Cologne with its millions of inhabitants and its photo industry, or / and that are written by photographers living here. By not only subsuming Cologne under the category 'Rhineland', but by creating its own main category in the WebStore of Cafe Lehmitz Photobooks, the importance of the photo city Cologne shall be made conscious.


'Nachtfahrt. A Taxi Blues' by Josef ŠNOBL shows the happiness & misery of the cab business in poignant pictures, unbelievable events and observations. A unique insight into the phenomenon of the big city between drunks, celebrities and business travelers.
25,00 €
Cloth bound HC, approx. 24 x 28 x 2 cm., o.pp., b/w ills., trilingual text: German, French, English, limited to 500 copies
0,00 € *
This photo volume from 1985, 'Menschen ohne Maske. Photographien 1906 - 1952', by German photographer August SANDER in paperback format is a re-issue of a 1971 publication, released at Swiss Bucher Verlag.
28,00 € *
'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
'Cologne and its photo books. Cologne in the photo book from 1853 to 2010 'by Werner Schäfke shows the city as a large puzzle. Whether published in-house, on behalf of the city or industry, they document the diversity of this old & young Rhine metropolis.
38,00 € *
Out-of-print volume 'Berlin 1978-1987' by Boris BECKER shows early works of the photographer of the Düsseldorf Photo School, taken on 35mm and medium format. In the course of history and the change of our perception, these have gained in importance.
0,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
'Henry Rox Revue' edited by Wolfgang Vollmer could also be a children's book. Artistic feats as well as bizarre everyday occurrences are depicted here with the help of fruits and vegetables, which the photographer has arranged in imaginative arrangements.
from 29,00 € Weight 0.7 kg
Open spined HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 17 x 23 x 2 cm., 166 pp., 75 color ills., trilingual text: Spanish / German / English, Ltd. to 250 copies
38,00 € *
Self published 'Bear Girls' by Ute BEHREND tells of an Indian tribe that dresses its pubescent girls in bear skins and lets them grow up apart with other girls their age. In this atmosphere they can develop undisturbed. In fact, this story is fictional.
45,00 € * Weight 1 kg
Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 12,5 x 20,5 x 1 cm., 112 S., 60 S/W-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
9,95 € *