Category Archives: Visual Research

Stephen Grebinski, Keyed to Masculine Comfort, 2015

Faced with the excess and diversity (where to start?) of publications in Queering the Collection, currently installed in the ICP Library, I was happy to find (& just by judging a book by its cover) a familiar name: Stephen Grebinski. … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“I am in Paris.”

Following conversations with my colleagues at the ICP Library  about an event related to our current photobook display Je est un autre: The Vernacular in Photobooks, I decided to present selections from a small collection of films stills I accumulated … Continue reading

Posted in archival collections, artists' books, Book events, collections, Hollywood, ICP Library, queer, Unpacking the collection, vernacular photography, Visual Research, Window Exhibit | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What played at the Roxy?

The Roxy Theatre opened at 153 W. 50 St., between 6th and 7th Avenues in 1927 with the film The Love of Sunya, produced by and starring Gloria Swanson. The theater seated 5,920 people. An apogee of “movie palace” distinction … Continue reading

Posted in color photography, Hollywood, ICP Archives, ICP Library, Visual Research | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in artists' books, Intern posts, Unpacking the collection, Visual Research | Tagged , | Leave a comment

LA Report: Beyond the Book Fairs (11-14 February)

  The weekend of February 11 – 14 turns Los Angeles into a paradise for photobook lovers. Two book fairs descend on the city: Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in downtown Los Angeles … Continue reading

Posted in Book events, Exhibitions, International, publishing, Seen and heard, Visual Research | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The good singing hurts, but with the lights on it’s less dangerous

grunge and classical, flamenco and ballet | Photography & Music | Dukes are dead, long live the Dukes                                                                                                     It was just his birthday few … Continue reading

Posted in artists' books, Exhibitions, Visual Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I’m the Station’s night owl tonight, and the Sky is not the limit

| Photography & Exploration | “I’m the Station night owl tonight, and the Sky is not the limit, that’s because, as a rule and with no exceptions, things always want to flow out in Space” by Emiliano Cavicchi A view … Continue reading

Posted in International, Visual Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment