Monthly Archives: February 2011

Chinese Photography in Print

Books by and about Chinese contemporary artists from the ICP Library’s holdings were selected by curator Christopher Phillips to accompany the ICP exhibition Wang Qingsong: When Worlds Collide. They will be on view from January 21 – February 28, 2011 … Continue reading

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Alec Soth – Infinity Award Winner for Publication 2011

TR140.S681 2010 From Here to There:  Alec Soth’s America Minneapolis, Minn.  Walker Art Center, 2010. Alec Soth (rhymes with Both) has made a book with the Walker Art Center produced in conjunction with an exhibition that represents something that perhaps … Continue reading

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Brown paper packages tied up with string

Today a brown paper package tied up with string arrived in our mailbox from Lisbon.  In it was my favorite new book of 2011.  The title is _06_msr_08 fotografia* and then *…remodelação / ampliação do Museu de São Roque.  Our … Continue reading

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L. Ron on Hubbard, The Photographer: Writing with Light

The New Yorker published Lawrence Wright’s long awaited article on Scientology, written through the lens of its high-profile Hollywood defector, Paul Haggis, a little over a week ago.  However, if you are like me, you only recently finished reading all … Continue reading

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Gerry Badger – Infinity Award Winner for Writing 2011

TR185 .B331 2010 The pleasures of good photographs : essays / by Gerry Badger. Aperture ideas: writers and artists on photography [series]. New York : Aperture, 2010.   Gerry Badger is the 2011 Infinity Award Winner for Writing. Gerry Badger … Continue reading

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Ruth Gruber: Cornell Capa Award winner 2011

TR140 .G78 2007 She was born in Brooklyn in 1911. By the age of twenty she had earned a Ph.D degree from the University of Cologne: in German Philosophy, in Modern English Literature and in Art History. The headlines sang … Continue reading

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Sweet Life

Sweet Life [by] Ed van der Elsken. New York, H.N. Abrams 1966. R TR790.E48 1966 Anyone who has experienced the library and classes at the ICP school knows which classic photobooks are frequently checked out for study: Avedon, Penn, Cartier-Bresson, … Continue reading

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Cairo 7/15 – 7/30/2006

Each day brings us new photographs of Cairo.  ICP Library has a wonderful artist book that is quite a departure from what we are seeing, and quite wonderful too. Cairo 7/15 – 7/30/2006 by Yvon Chabrowski was donated to us … Continue reading

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Festivals, Carnivals and Masks

The people of the World love to dress up, cross-dress, wear masks and costumes, perform flamboyant rituals and act out the mysteries of existence.  This could be seen as a natural human and primal inclination for surrealism. The meaning and … Continue reading

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Jeff ‘Errata Editions’ Ladd interview – Part Two

Errata Editions – – was founded in 2008 by Valerie Sonnenthal (Publisher), Jeffrey Ladd (Creative Director) and Ed Grazda (Editorial Director). The Errata Editions books have been donated to the ICP Library by Frank Arisman. Series 3 – Books … Continue reading

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