Category Archives: Unpacking the collection

The Supreme Court Vs. Ralph Ginzburg

Working through the papers of Cornell Capa I came across a folder marked with big bold sharpie drawn letters ‘Ralph Ginzburg’. There were not a lot of materials in the folder, mainly newspaper clippings about what was happening to Ginzburg … Continue reading

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The Concerns of Roman Vishniac

The Concerns of Roman Vishniac: Man, Nature and Science was a project directed by Cornell Capa. It was an exhibition organized by and promoted under the umbrella of The International Fund for Concerned Photography. The exhibition opened at the Jewish … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday ICP

On the evening of November 15th 1974 the International Center of Photography opened its doors for the first time to for an exhibition. . November 16th 1974 was declared to be “International Center of Photography Day” by then New York … Continue reading

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Cornell Capa in Japan 1968

Cornell Capa on Japanese Television in 1968.   From the Cornell Capa Papers: The TV Monitor Report documenting the occasion of Cornell Capa on Japanese television. The TV program on Robert Capa and the Concerned Photographer exhibit went on the … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland

 Photos by Janeen Megloranzo Alice in Wonderland: The Forming of a Company and the Making of a Play by Richard Avedon and the text / edited by Doon Arbus from a series of taped conversations with each of the seven members of … Continue reading

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Response to Hokkaido 1971–1976 by Eiji Sakurai

By: Akari Stimler   Hokkaido is an island in Japan, and it is also the island where my mother grew up. Hokkaido is located at the north tip of Japan and is close to Russia. I always thought of Hokkaido … Continue reading

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Response to High School by Jona Frank

By Zoë Gleitsman Jona Frank’s book High School is a very thorough collection of beautiful color film photographs which encompasses all different sides of the classic suburban teenager. The typical American high school is usually thought of in terms of … Continue reading

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