Monthly Archives: December 2010

William E. Jones Interview

“Punctured” a reformatted version of the 2009 film “Killed” http://vimeo.com/15261007 William E. Jones Killed: Rejected Images of the Farm Security Administration. New York: PPP Editions, 2010 [ICP library call number : TR179.5.J669 K55 2010] The book contains two essays written … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Stereoscope

A little while back, while I was unpacking a box of materials donated to the ICP Library, I discovered the deceptively modest looking Wonders of the Stereoscope (Call Number: TR780 .J65 1976). The work is composed of two parts: a … Continue reading

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Ladies Home Journal’s Undiscovered American Beauties Provide Potential Bounty to Photographers

I have stumbled upon a treasure from the library files.  It is a prospectus written by the esteemed photography editor John Morris [winner of the 2010 ICP Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement] to image makers.  It offers $2,000 to the … Continue reading

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An Exotic Clipping from the ICP Library Vertical Files

One of the joys of working in this library is happening upon the buried treasure in our juicy vertical files.  These thousands of files are dedicated to the people and topics of photography, and are amalgamations of hundreds of individual … Continue reading

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New in DVD Collections: Art 21, Season 5

Within the ICP Library’s extensive DVD Collection, the most recent release of PBS’s Art 21 series, completes our 5 disc holding of the Peabody Award winning documentary program on renowned International Contemporary Artists. Season 5 (N6512 .A762 2009) is organized … Continue reading

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Ken Schles – Library Committee Event Nov.30, 2010

#27 Tuesday, Nov.30, 2010 International Center of Photography Library Ken Schles shows his impeccable book dummies including a first look into his latest book dummy the profound and moving project Oculus. Tuesday evening the ICP library Committee welcomed one of … Continue reading

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