Category Archives: Unpacking the collection

Bernard Yenelouis on Found Photos in Detroit

Arianna Arcara’s & Luca Santese’s Found Photos in Detroit is a collection of damaged Polaroids, snapshots and forensic images collected by the authors in Detroit. The poor condition of the images, the grime and wear kept intact in the scans … Continue reading

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Miyako Ishiuchi Wins 2014 Hasselblad Award

On March 6th, the Hasselblad Foundation presented Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi with its 2014 annual Hasselblad Award. In conjunction with the award, an exhibition of Ishiuchi’s work curated by Dragana Vjuanovic and Louise Wolpers of the Hasselblad Foundation will open on … Continue reading

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Recent Japanese Photobook Reprints

Over the last few years, a growing interest in Japanese photoobooks has fueled an explosion in reprints and re-editions of many of the hard to find classic Japanese photobooks of the postwar period. With the cost of the original releases … Continue reading

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In Five Words : An ICP Library Exhibition

Lizzie Himmel: In 5 Words February 7th 2014 at 6pm Lizzie Himmel: In 5 Words, a collaboration between Alison Bradley, Specialist in Photography and Educator at ICP, and Lizzie Himmel.  A conversation centered on five words: “carnal”, “surrealist”, “spectrum”, “form”, … Continue reading

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Masquerade

i’ll give you a name if you make me a mask, it doesn’t have to suit me, if i can lie, i’ll have my eye on you and me, a mask where the face becomes the place, a photograph and … Continue reading

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And to Think of a Photograph

And to think of a photograph and think of sensitivity and think of William Gedney and think of Emmet Gowin and to hear William saying photography and poetry are very close to capture in a single frame visual forms organized … Continue reading

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Ten photobooks from 2013

  There are other great photobooks. Of course there are many others, and my colleagues have selected some of them and therefore I felt that I didn’t have to. Then again there is also a little duplication. So here we … Continue reading

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Christer Strömholm and Anders Petersen

A few weeks ago, I took a detour to explore Swedish photobooks. As a big fan of Daido Moriyama’s blurry and raw images, it is only a short leap to Christer Strömholm and Anders Petersen, who were teacher and student, … Continue reading

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A NYC RESOURCE: THE IMPACT OF THE DAIDO MORIYAMA PHOTOBOOK COLLECTION ON ICP

In November 2011, Daido Moriyama came to New York for a series of events: a talk at Japan Society with International Center of Photography Curator Christopher Phillips, and Printing Show –TKY, a photobook performance event organized by Ivan Vartanian at … Continue reading

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Blood and Champagne – an interview with Alex Kershaw

In 2002 Alex Kershaw published a biography of Robert Capa Blood and Champagne.  It is a Robert Capa biography that explores not only the career of a heroic photojournalist, but also the other side of the man: The drinking, the … Continue reading

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