Tag Archives: Matthew Carson

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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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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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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A Different Kind of Order (Books at the ICP Triennial)

Artists’ Photography Books: A Different Kind of Order A Different Kind of Order: The ICP Triennial, is a global survey of contemporary photography and video and will be on view at the ICP Museum from May 17 to September 22, … Continue reading

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In a sentimental mood

“. . . far away, peaceful places where you can throw off your fears and inhibitions, and bathe in the sea and the sun as you please” – In a Blue Moon, Nell Dorr 1939      Summer is family … Continue reading

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Let’s Pretend! The Contemporary American Photobook

Most of the boxes that hit my doormat come from Japan, but more recently with the approaching sneak preview of the 10×10 American Photobooks project, which I am co-organizing with Matthew Carson and Olga Yatskevich, I’ve been receiving a lot … Continue reading

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10×10 American Photobooks Seeks Funding for its Publication

We need your help to fund the 10×10 American Photobooks publication – support the campaign by clicking this link. 10×10 is going to Tokyo in 2013! 10×10 is taking 100 contemporary American photobooks to Tokyo this year and we need … Continue reading

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We passed upon the stair. . .

ICP Staff Photograph from 1981 or 1982 . Taken upon the staircase of the Willard D. Straight House (1130 Fifth Avenue, at East 94th Street on the northeast corner). Staff Atlas from the 1981 image John Abrams, Technical Assistant Gideon … Continue reading

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Year of the Black Snake!

Greetings From Cornell Capa’s first trip to China. . .   Sunday, February 10  is Chinese New Year or Spring Festival. The above photograph of a mysteriously disguised Cornell Capa is from his first trip to China. The identity of … Continue reading

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