Tag Archives: Matthew Carson

the whole loaf

The Bread Book by Kenneth Josephson (1973) is a small booklet of twenty pages printed in offset. Starting with the front cover which shows, besides the title, the cap of a loaf of bread, each sheet progressively shows the front … Continue reading

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Passion

Front cover of Passion 1970 My summer passion this year is randomly browsing and then unearthing some of the brilliant gems that are here in this great little library of ours. The 1970 SVA Passion class. . . . Passion … Continue reading

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Luc Chessex

The library keeps on giving and a ‘new’ book often emerges from the open and accessible stacks. This is a wonderful booklet from a Venezuelan gallery/publisher  Fototeca from May 1978 with work from the extraordinary photographer Luc Chessex. The book … Continue reading

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World Cup Fever

We don’t have a lot of football (soccer) photobooks in the library. Actually we do not have that many in Sports in general – but we have some. I thought I should mention that the largest, most exciting and most … 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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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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