The Top 25 Photo Books of 2004


1. Lee Friedlander: Sticks & Stones: Architectural America (D.A.P./Fraenkel Gallery)

2. Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places: The Complete Works (Aperture)

3. Robert Frank: Storylines (Steidl)

4. Joel Sternfeld: American Prospects (D.A.P.)

5. Martin Parr and Gerry Badger: The Photobook: A History, Volume I (Phaidon)

6. Irving Penn: A Notebook at Random (Bulfinch)

7. Marla Prather: Unrepentant Ego: The Self-Portraits of Lucas Samaras (Whitney Museum/Abrams)

8. Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation (SFMOMA/Yale)

9. Larry Sultan: The Valley (Scalo)

10. Chris Boot: Magnum Stories (Phaidon)

11. Sylvia Wolf: Ed Ruscha and Photography (Whitney Museum/Steidl)

12. Alec Soth: Sleeping by the Mississippi (Steidl)

13. Andy Warhol: Red Books (Steidl/Pace/MacGill)

14. Gabriel Orozco: Photographs (Steidl/Hirschhorn Museum)

15. Bill Burke: Autrefois, Maison Privee (powerHouse)

16. Sylvia Plachy: Self Portrait With Cows Going Home (Aperture)

17. Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel: Evidence (D.A.P.)

18. Garry Winogrand: Arrivals and Departures (D.A.P.)

19. Stripped Bare: The Body Revealed in Contemporary Art (Merrell)

20. Helen Levitt: Here and There (powerHouse)

21. David Maisel: The Lake Project (Nazraeli)

22. Jack Pierson: Every Single One of Them (Twin Palms)

23. Ruven Alfanador: Sombra (Merrell)

24. Hellen van Meene: Portraits (Aperture)

25. Massimo Vitali: Landcape With Figures (Steidl)

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