Photobooks of 2018: Jeffrey Ladd

Photobooks of 2018: Jeffrey Ladd


In the crush of photography books, 2018 was a fruitful year. The following are twelve choices which convinced me to take up more space on my shelves. Time can only tell whether they will stay there.


Pure Country by Bill Sullivan
S_U_N Editions, 2018


Landfall by Mimi Plumb
TBW Books, 2018


Manifest by Kristine Potter
TBW, 2018


Looking up Ben James: A Fable by John Gossage
Steidl, 2018


Halfstory Halflife by Raymond Meeks
Chose Commune, 2018


One Wall a Web by Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
Roma, 2018


Basalt by Arne Schmidt
Spector Books, 2018


Radial Grammar by Batia Suter
Roma, 2018


Universe by Jos Jansen
The Eriskay Connection, 2018


Past K-Ville by Mark Steinmetz
Stanley Barker, 2018


Unto Dust by Greg Miller
L’Artiere, 2018


The Diary of Tom Wilkins by Sebastien Girard
Sebastien Girard, 2018


Jeffrey Ladd is an American photographer born in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania in 1968. His work has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Oklahoma City Musuem of Art, International Center of Photography, Soros Foundation’s Open Society Institute, Museum of the City of New York among others. He is based in Cologne, Germany.

Images: top – Mark Steinmetz – Past K-Ville, below – Mimi Plumb – Landfall,  Sebastien Girard – The Diary of Tom Wilkins