Thomas Joshua Cooper

selected solo publications



Thomas Joshua Cooper: The World’s Edge (London: Prestel)


Scattered Waters: Sources Streams Rivers, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Shoshone Falls, Thomas Joshua Cooper and Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Radius Books, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
True, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Haunch of Venison, London, UK

Ojo De Agua/ Eye of Water, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Pace Wildenstein, New York, New York, USA

Point of No Return, Haunch of Venison, London, UK

Some Rivers, Some Trees, Some Rocks, Some Seas, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Il Prisma, Cunio, Italy

wild, Thomas Joshua Cooper, David Bellingham, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Thomas Joshua Cooper: The Temperaments, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

A Handful of Stones, Coracle Press, London, UK

Archipelago, with Alfred Graf, Galaries H.S. Steinek, Vienna, Austria

Simply Counting Waves, curated by Jorge Molder, Director, Centro de Arte Moderna Jose de Azeredo Perdigao, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian

Dreaming The Gokstadt, Graeme Murray, Edinburgh, UK

Between Dark and Dark, Thomas Joshua Cooper, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA



selected collaborative publications



ONE, ed. Dave Campany (Santa Fe, US: Radius Books)


Photography - The Whole Story. General Editor, Julie Hacking; forward by David Campany, pp. 506-7. Thames and Hudson, London, UK

Land Matters - Landscape Phonography, Culture and Identity. By Liz Wells, pp. 292-94. I.B. Taurus London, UK; New York, NY, USA

The Pleasures of Good Photographs. Essays by Gerry Badger, Chapter - 'From Here to Eternity: The Expededitionary Artworks of Thomas Joshua Cooper', pp. 144 - 157, pp130-131. Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, USA

Encyclopaedia of Native American Artists - Artists of the Mosaic. By Deborah Everett and Eleyne Zern, pp. 27 - 30. Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, USA and London, UK.

Scottish Photography: A History. By Dr Tom Normand, (pp. 6, 8, 77, 78, 80, 91, 175, 180, 187, 188).
Luath Press Ltd, Edinburgh, UK
Scottish Qualifications Authority. Art and Designs Higher, National Qualifications. One photograph and two critical examination questions on the work. 31 May

Inside the Photograph: Writings on 20th Century Photography. By Peter C. Bunnell, Foreward by Malcom Daniel. Chapter - 'Thomas Joshua Cooper: The Temperaments'. Apeture Foundation, New York, USA

Dictionary of International Biography 33 Edition. International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK.
Who's Who in the World. Marquis Who's Who, Macmillan: London, UK and New York, NY, USA

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph. Edited by Robin Lenman. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK; New York, NY, USA


Who's Who in Scotland. Carrick Media, Irvine, Ayrshire, UK

A Companion Guide to Photography in The National Galleries of Scotland. Commentary by Sara Stevenson and Duncan Forbes. The National Galleries Scotland, Edinburgh, UK

An American Century of Photography - From Digital to Dry Plate - The Hallmark Photographic
Collection. By Kieth Davis, second edition. Hallmark Cards Inc. in association with Harry Abrahms Inc. New York, NY, USA

Sea Change - A Review of the Seascape in Contemporary Photography. Editied by Trudy Wilner Stack. University of Arizona Press/ DAP, Tuscon Arizona; New York, NY, USA

The Photo Book. Edited by Jeffry and Elizabeth Rowe. Phaidon Press Ltd, London, UK.

Salzburg, An Artists View, Thomas Joshua Cooper and Harald Waitzbauer, Edition Fotohof im Otto Muller Verlag

Masterpieces of Contemporary Art. St. James' Press, London, UK
New Scottish Photography: a Critical Review of the Work of Seventeen Photographers. Critical texts by David Brittain and Sara Stevenson. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
New North - New Art from the North of Britain. Editied by Lewis Biggs. Critical texts by Lewis Biggs and Michael Tooby. Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Scottish Photography - A Bibliography. By Sarah Stevenson and A D Morrison-Low, Bibliography notes, Edinburgh, UK
Debrett's People of Today. London, UK

Through the Looking Glass - Photographic Art in Britain, 1945 - 1988. Selected and with critical text by Gerry Badger and John Benton - Harris. Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
American Photographers - An Illustrated Who's Who among leading Contemporary Americans. Facts
On File, New York, NY, USA; Oxford, UK

Art in the Garden, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Graeme Murray, Edinburgh, UK

The Staffa Project: A Collaboration, Ian McKeever, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Preston Art Museum, Preston, UK and Provinciaal Museum Hasselt, Belgium

Contemporary Photograpers. With critical text by Aaron Schraf. St James' Press, London, UK

The Photographic Art - Pictorial Traditions in Britain and America. By Dr. Mike Weaver. Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, UK

The Hayward Annual 1985 - a Journey Through Contemporary Art. Editied by Nigel Greenwood. The Hayward Gallery, London, UK

The Creation - Modern Art and Nature. A book to celebrate the inaugural exhibition in the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in new premises. Critical essay by Dr Mike Weaver on 'The Metamorphic Tradition of Modern Photography'.

Macmillan's Biographical Encyclopaedia of Photographic Artists and Innovators. Macmillan, New York, NY, USA

Dialogue with Photography: Interviews by Paul Hill and Thomas Cooper, Dewi Lewis Publishing,
Stockport, UK. Continuously published in English since 1979, with new translations into Spanish 

Remnants and Prenotations; The photographs of Thomas Joshua Cooper and Paul Hill, Bristol
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol