Goliath Books is a publisher of art and photography books founded in 1997 by Miki Bunge in New York. Goliath’s objective is to publish diverse and daring photography and art books and to introduce controversial, erotic and fringe themes to a mainstream audience. Goliath continues to be noteworthy for their ongoing publication of artists who fall outside traditional practices. The publisher’s ongoing mission is to explore and transform the public’s approach to art, erotic themes, pornography and perspectives from a range of subcultures.
|Country of origin||Germany|
|Headquarters location||Frankfurt am Main, Berlin|
|Distribution||SCB Distribution (US)
Turnaround Publisher Services (UK)
|Nonfiction topics||art and photography|
Photography books on subculture themes such as leather, latex, nylons, spanking, bondage and more traditional erotic art photography, such as modern pin-up girls and the male nude are included under Goliath's publication. Topics such as boxing, UFO's, motorcycles, and cult or bizarre subjects also fall into the range of Goliath's themes.
Books and artistsEdit
The first book published by Goliath, titled "UFO" by Richard Brunswick (pseudonym), documented the UFO phenomenon and was intended to be a humorous publication. More recent art publications have included Paul M. Smith, German artist Bodo Korsig, as well as photography by Los Angeles-based artist Charlie White and Charles Gatewood, documentor of the subcultural sexual revolution in New York in the 60’s and 70’s. Goliath has published books with the works of erotic photographer and punk-rocker Dave Naz, the Belgian artist Pierre Radisic, rock photographer Derek Ridgers, gender provocateur and chronicler of the industrial and goth culture Fred Berger, artist and photographer Paul Smith, fashion, fine art, erotic and fetish photographer Christine Kessler as well as erotic photographer and producer Holly Randall, hemp-activist Rob Griffin, alternative sex’n’punk photographer The Lovely Brenda from New York, retro pin-up specialist Octavio Arizala or fetish fashion photographer Emma Delves-Broughton. In addition to publishing the work of professional photographers, Goliath also has an "amateur series" which culls the works of amateur photographers with a focus on subculture and fringe themes.
- Leonardo Glauso "Private Nudes." Goliath, 2017 ISBN 978-3957300249.
- Holly Randall "Erotic Dream Girls." Goliath, 2009 ISBN 978-3-936709-39-1.
- Christine Kessler "Nylon Girls." Goliath, 2009 ISBN 3-936709-38-6.
- Walter Kundzicz "Champion." Goliath, 2004 ISBN 3-936709-05-X.
- Paul M. Smith "Photographs." Goliath, 2004 ISBN 3-936709-10-6.
- Charles Gatewood "Badlands." Goliath, 2000 ISBN 3-9805876-4-9.
- Appel, Stefanie. (September 1996). "Call the Artist". Prinz.
- Daniecke, Sandra. (September 1996). "Starke Stücke". Journal Frankfurt.
- "Goliath Books: Latex Fashion Photography Bible". Burlesque Fashion. 29 June 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2011.
- Holly Randall
- Charlie White (artist)
- Miki Bunge
- Goliath Images: A library of art, photography and subculture images
- "SCB Distributors- Book Publishing and Distribution". Retrieved 2018-01-17.
- "Publishers Representatives | Publishers Distributors". Turnaround Publisher Services. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
- "We simply call it nude". European Adult Network. June 2007.
- Gerdes, Claudia. (April 2010). "Frech und Frei". Page: 75–79. External link in
- "Goliath – kunstvolle Erotik, von sinnlich bis ekstatisch". Cherry: 87–89. January 2008.
- Spitz, Susanne (28 August 2009). "Goliath – der Verlag für besondere Bücher"". Provoqué. Retrieved 25 August 2011.[permanent dead link]