The history of the photographic book runs almost parallel to that of photography itself. The chronicle of a medium that has served as a record of human events, the photographic book has become an art form in and of itself. A perfect union of image, design and text, the photographic work of the artists represented by Charles Guice Contemporary has been documented and recorded in both monographs and surveys as a fitting showcase of their talents.
In Silencios, Erika Diettes compiles images and testimonials of Jews who found shelter in Latin America after the horrors of World War II and Nazi Germany. Stephen Marc documents the routes traveled by fugitive slaves in their search for freedom in his book, Passage on the Underground Railroad with images, which are at once both thought-provoking and haunting.
Priya Kambli's Color Falls Down offers a series of portraits derived from family pictures and rooted in her fascination in the intersection between her parents' lives in India and her own in the U.S. And Carrie Mae Weems' oeuvre, whose chosen métier of photography spans over thirty years, is represented here in a small selection of the books produced throughout her career.