Category Archives: New Acquisitions

The Documentary Aesthetic of Walker Evans

In the fall of 1971 there was an amazing photography lecture series hosted at NYU by the International Fund for Concerned Photography Inc.  The lecture series was the Concerned Photographer III iteration and the line-up was filled with photographic stars. … Continue reading

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Teeny Academy with William Boling

William Boling joined the ICP Library  recently to share Debbie Fleming Caffery’s photobook Alphabet with some of our teeniest patrons. Caffery’s book features 26 gorgeous black & white photographs from her archive. Each image broadly corresponding with letters of the alphabet. The crowd, children age 4-12 … Continue reading

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I Looked & Looked by Magali Duzant

Tonight I attended a launch party at Field Projects for I Looked & Looked an artist book by Magali Duzant. published by our friends at Conveyor Editions. This one night event was purposefully held on the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the night this project began. I Looked … Continue reading

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Parallel Universe: Tokyo Through Western Eyes

A smile crossed my face as I read an article by Amy Chozick in The New York Times travel section about her recent trip to Tokyo. How could she know so well those feelings of familiarity, yet otherworldliness that I … Continue reading

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PhotoBiblioMania at the ICP Library

PhotoBiblioMania an exhibition of books about photobooks October-December 2014 Welcome to the launch of the PhotoBiblioMania project at the ICP library. Please peruse our initial compilation of a bibliography of books about photobooks [see below] along with some thoughts on … Continue reading

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beach life

Piémanson by Vasantha Yoganantha Chose Commune, 2014. R TR655 Y642 2014 Summertime is here and families flock to the beach. In southern France there is a beach in Piémanson in the heart of Carmargue Nature Reserve that every year from … Continue reading

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I want to publish my photobook in Iran

“Iran”, “Our Iran”, “Modern Iran”, “recording the truth in Iran”, “Iran, untitled”, “Desserts of Iran”, “Iranian Doors”, “Iranian Photography Now”, “A woman photographer from Iran”, “Contemporary Iranian Photography”, These are titles of the publications I find by a quick search … Continue reading

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