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How to Make a Book with Steidl

YBCA Film & Video




By Gereon Wetzel and Joerg Adolph

For more than forty years, Gerhard Steidl has personally supervised the publishing and printing of some of the most significant books on fashion, art, and photography. We observe him as he collaborates with renowned artists like Jeff Wall, Ed Ruscha, and Robert Frank, working tirelessly to present their work in beautifully created books. Providing an insightful look at the way Steidl's printing press operates in Goettingen, Germany, this is a portrait of a dynamic entrepreneur with an uncompromising passion for the craft of bookmaking. (2010, 88 min, digital) More details »