Category Archives: Friends of the Library Committee

Members of the Friends of the Library become knowledgeable about the Library through meetings with prominent photographers, authors, and publishers in which they explore the art and technique of the photographic book. The committee works to increase the Library’s holdings and acts as an advocate for the expansion of its programs, services, and outreach.

The Friends of the Library Committee is chaired by Stephanie Shuman and Evan Mirapaul.

Rita Leistner book launch and screening at ICP Library Nov. 7 6-8pm

About the book The medium is the message in this playful and philosophical trans-media crossover book about smartphones, language, photography and war. Rita Leistner, who is a graduate of the International Center of Photography in New York (2000) and has … Continue reading

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Friends of ICP Library Toast Ishiuchi Miyako

On Tuesday afternoon, 16 September, a small gathering of Friends of ICP Library, artists, curators and ICP supporters celebrated Ishiuchi Miyako, this year’s Hasselblad winner at a reception in Bacaro on Division Street as guests of ICP Trustee and Friends … Continue reading

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David Solo: An Inveterate Photobook Collector

In a loft apartment in the former grand ballroom of a converted pre-war Brooklyn landmark hotel, David Solo is surrounded by floor to ceiling bookshelves punctuated by framed photographs, works on paper and a beautiful collection of Chinese scholar’s stones.  … 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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History Contested: Books on Photography in the Middle East

The image of the Middle East has been a subject for photographers since the development of the medium. The first photographic process was announced in France in 1839 and photography quickly came into use in the Middle East by local … Continue reading

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Occupy ICP Library

  November 30 | Friday | 6 pm ICP library, School at ICP, 1114 Avenue of the Americas Join us for an unmediated conversation about the Strike Anywhere exhibition exploring the questions it raises about imagery, Occupy, and other forms of protest. This is a chance … Continue reading

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Alec Soth at the ICP

Joint ICP Library & Publications Committee Meeting May 7 |  Monday | 6:30 – 8:00pm This past Monday evening the ICP Library Committee hosted the publisher of Little Brown Mushroom, Alec Soth, for an intimate seminar. Library Committee Co-chairs Stephanie … Continue reading

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