Monthly Archives: May 2011

Berlin: A publication from the 1930s

A recent acquisition for the ICP library is this startling book from pre-war Germany. Berlin [texte by] Pierre Mac Orlan R TR820.5.G3 .M33 1935 Berlin is an extraordinary little photobook (almost 70 photogravure images) with a text by the French … Continue reading

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The Impact of Hiroshima & Nagasaki on Japanese Photobooks – Russet Lederman

The current Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945 exhibition on view at the International Center of Photography provides a good platform to discuss Japanese photobooks which deal with the development of a postwar Japanese identity that synthesized the horrors of the Nagasaki … Continue reading

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ICP Library Committee at the MoMA Library & Archives

ICP Library Committee#28 Thursday, May 18, 2011 Museum of Modern Art Library & Archives Milan Huston (MoMA Library & Archives Director) graciously allowed the ICP Library committee a behind the curtain peek at one of the most fabulous art libraries … Continue reading

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Japanese Provoke Era Reprints and Facsimiles – Russet Lederman

Japanese Provoke Era Reprints and Facsimiles in the ICP Library by Russet Lederman This second in a series of blog posts to explore Japanese photobooks and periodicals in the International Center of Photography’s library and permanent collection focuses on reprints … Continue reading

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The Solar Anus – Arielle Bier. May 12, 2011.

Arielle Bier The Solar Anus May 12, 2011 ICP-Bard MFA Thesis Show http://www.ariellebier.com/ Arielle Bier in the Library Adventures of an alter-ego by Arielle Bier R TR179.5.B452 .A39 2010 Confessions of an alter-ego by Arielle Bier R TR179.5.B452 .C66 2010 … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei: New York 1983-1993

It has been thirty-seven days since Ai Weiwei was detained at the Beijing Capital International Airport just before boarding a flight to Hong Kong. Other than a few vague, disparate statements, including a one-line report that he was under investigation … Continue reading

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Abelardo Morrell

Tomorrow night this year’s Infinity Award for art photography will be conferred upon Abelardo Morrell. Morrell is exceedingly popular in this library for his fine books of camera obscura images, and his book of books, among others. They are provocative … Continue reading

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