David Robinson Photos

Publishing Tales: How the Books Got Published

Beautiful Death: Art of the Cemetery

Published in 1966 by Penguin Studio, New York
Essay by Dean Koontz

120 color and black and white photographs of European cemeteries focusing on individual graves, personal expressions of grief and artistic forms of commemorations from 8 countries.
  Exhibition Photographs from 1963 -

New and Ongoing Projects


Travel Photography / Travel Narratives

India Day By Day (2008)

Turkey Day By Day (2007)

Travel Writing archive

Helen Thomas: The Mystery of the Sahara

Writing on Photography archive



Ordering Photographs
Saving Graces

Published in 1995, re-issued in 1999
by W.W. Norton, New York

Forward by Joyce Carol Oates

54 black and white photographs of statues of grieving women found in European cemeteries.
SoHo Walls: Beyond Graffiti

Published in 1990 by
Thames   Hudson, London

99 color photographs of original and amended wall art including collage, stenciling and paintings from the artistsí quarter of New York during the 1980s.
Writing on the Walls

Published in 1990 by World Action Project,
Verona, Italy

Catalogue from the exhibition at the Casa di Giulietta in Verona curated by David Robinson and featuring work by Aaron Siskind, Leland Rice, Salvatore Mancini and David Robinson. Catalogue essays by Roberta Valtorta and Charles Traub.

Published in 1976 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston,
New York and Secker & Warburg, London
Foreword by Ernst Haas

112 color photographs of reflections in water, cobblestone puddles, store windows and other surfaces taken throughout Italy.
Beardís Roman Women / Rome in the Rain

Published in 1976 by McGraw Hill, New York
and Hutchinson, London

Anthony Burgessí novella written in response to David Robinsonís Italian Reflections series and illustrated with 17 color and black and white photographs.
Inside Africa