Monthly Archives: March 2012

Atheneum

Last evening we all got to peruse the library within a library created by Nandita Raman, an ICP/Bard MFA graduating this term. Above is the invite that she sent out to her friends, colleagues and mentors a month ago, and … Continue reading

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Children’s Photobooks: Not Just for Children

As an adult, I have always loved children’s books. Before I had kids, I used to position myself close to other people’s children in bookstores as I indulged my picture book habit. The idea was to give the appearance that … Continue reading

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Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921-2012): The “ Visual Bilinguist” in Japanese and American Postwar Photography

On February 6, 2012, it was announced primarily through blogs, Facebook and Tumblr that Japanese photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto died at the age of 90. The only mainstream US news organization to run a story on Ishimoto was CNN via its … Continue reading

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