Monthly Archives: February 2013

Orchard – Collaborative Journals by Raymond Meeks

I had the pleasure one afternoon of meeting Kevin Messina who publishes artists books under the Silas Finch imprint. Kevin was generous enough to spend some time showing me the Orchard series of books, each by Raymond Meeks and a different artist. Deborah Luster, Wes Mills … Continue reading

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In 2012 we decided to re-imagine what a support group for our library might look like. Our extraordinary Library Committee had been supporting all that we do for a decade, but we wanted more members, international members, and people who … Continue reading

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We passed upon the stair. . .

ICP Staff Photograph from 1981 or 1982 . Taken upon the staircase of the Willard D. Straight House (1130 Fifth Avenue, at East 94th Street on the northeast corner). Staff Atlas from the 1981 image John Abrams, Technical Assistant Gideon … Continue reading

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Haley Bueschlen’s Kicking Mao’s Book across Tiananmen

We have recently acquired Kicking Mao’s Book across Tiananmen : [After Rainer Ganahl] 1 Day Before the Massacre Anniversary, a darkly playful artist’s book by the ICP’s own Haley Bueschlen. Haley, who grew up in Beijing as an American citizen, … Continue reading

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Year of the Black Snake!

Greetings From Cornell Capa’s first trip to China. . .   Sunday, February 10  is Chinese New Year or Spring Festival. The above photograph of a mysteriously disguised Cornell Capa is from his first trip to China. The identity of … Continue reading

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A Space for you. . .

A Space for you Cian O’Donoghue Opening Reception: February 7 | Thursday | 7 pm On View: February 8–11 | Friday–Sunday | 12–5 pm

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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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