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Best of Aperture: PhotoBooks in 2013

With the New Year came the quintessential batch of “Best Books of 2013″ lists, and we were delighted to find our name on a few. From the nuanced, lushly colored pages of Rinko Kawauchi’s Ametsuchi, to the previously unseen visions of the red planet offered in This Is Mars, here’s where sixteen of our best titles were celebrated at year’s end.

From Ametsuchi © Rinko Kawauchi

 

Ametsuchi: Photographs by Rinko Kawauchi

“The Best Books of 2013”, The Washington Post
“Alec Soth: My Top 10 Photo Books of 2013”, The Telegraph 
“The Best Photobooks of 2013 According to Everyone”, Feature Shoot

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Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman 

“2013 Photo Books of the Year: Reflection”, American Photo

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James Welling: Monograph

Surface Magazine holiday gift guide (Dec/Jan Issue – in print)

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Life’s a Beach: Photographs by Martin Parr

“Gifts for Gobetrotters”, Condé Nast Traveller
“Mother Jones’ Photographers Pick the Best Photobooks of 2013”, Mother Jones
“These Coffee Table Books Make Beautiful–and Unusual–Christmas Gifts: Forget the Night Before Christmas”, New York Observer

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Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen by Fred Ritchin

“The 30 Best Art Books of 2013”, Huffington Post
“2013 Photo Books of the Year: Reflection”, American Photo

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City Stages: Photographs by Matthew Pillsbury

“Photography Books”, The Wall Street Journal

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The Enclave: Photographs by Richard Mosse

“2013 Photo Books of the Year: Documentary”, American Photo

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Emmet Gowin: Photographs by Emmet Gowin

“Photography books of the year”, The Guardian
“Alec Soth: My Top 10 Photo Books of 2013”, The Telegraph
“TIME Picks the Best Photobooks of 2013”, TIME LightBox
“Eight Amazing Photo Books from 2013 You May Have Missed”, Slate
“gwarlingo’s 26 favorite art, photography, film & design books of 2013”, Gwarlingo
“2013 Photo Books of the Year: Fine Art”, American Photo

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Sergio Larrain: Photographs by Sergio Larrain

“Sunday Book Review Holiday Books”, The New York Times and In Print

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This is Mars: Photographs by NASA/MRO, Edited and designed by Xavier Barral

“Eight Amazing Photo Books from 2013 You May Have Missed”, Slate
“Black and White Photography Books of the Year”, The Telegraph
“2013 Gift Guide: Science Books”, The Wall Street Journal
“The Gift Finder 2013; Judge the Book by Its Cover” New York Magazine (December 2, 2013 – In Print)
“The Best Photography Books of 2013”, Brain Pickings
“Holiday Gift Guide 2013”, Afar Magazine (November 2013 – In Print)
“2013 Photo Books of the Year: Environment”, American Photo

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Non-Conformists: Photographs by Martin Parr

“Sunday Book Review Holiday Books”, The New York Times, and In Print
“The Top 10 Photo Books of 2013”, The New York Times Magazine; “Notable Photo Books of 2013”, Photo District News, In Print

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Sketch of Paris: Photographs by JH Engström

“The Top 10 Photo Books of 2013”, The New York Times Magazine

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Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus, Photographs by Rob Hornstra

“Mother Jones’ Photographers Pick the Best Photobooks of 2013”, Mother Jones
British Journal of Photography (“20 Best Things to Happen in Photography This Year” December Issue 2013 – in print)

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Storms: Photographs by Mitch Dobrowner

“Books of the Year: Mitch Dobrowner, Eye of the Storms”, American Photo
“The Best Art Books to Give as Gifts”, Reader’s Digest

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Understanding a Photograph, by John Berger, Edited by Geoff Dyer

“2013 Photo Books of the Year: Reflection”, American Photo; “Good Reads Under the Tree
Fall Titles Begging to be Unwrapped”, Art + Auction (December 2013, In Print); “5 New Books that Will Inspire You in 2014″, Shutterstock

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Wall: Photographs by Josef Koudelka

“Sunday Book Review Holiday Books”, The New York Times, online and in print
“TIME Picks the Best Photobooks of 2013”, TIME LightBox; “Notable Photo Books of 2013”, Photo District News, In Print


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