Category Archives: Exhibitions

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

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Teen Academy Photo II in Black-and-White: The Self-Published Artist in the Library’s Window

Please join us to celebrate the achievements of our teen photographers. The ICP Library and Teen Academy program are proud to present a selection of self-published books authored by students who participated in the fall class, Photo II in Black-and-White: The Self-Published Artist on JANUARY 29, 6-8 PM International Center of Photography Library 1114 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street New York, N Continue reading

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Freedom to Do and Undo: Cuba in Photo Books

The larger picture of Cuba that could be gleaned from our collection of photo books is limited by circumstances: the long-term sanctions against trade with Cuba by the United States and the cultural politics generated during the Cold War; and since the “end of history” as per Francis Fukuyama in 1989, referring to the collapse of the Soviet Union, we have to contend with the hybrid mappings of Cuba by the First World as an exotic theme park of old cars, great music, and an oppressed but sensual populace, stuck in a now impossible past.
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In the Window: Mary Ellen Marks Revisited

Mary Ellen Mark had a long, beautiful, and illustrious career. From Europe, to India, to Ethiopia, to Seattle, she always brought her honest photographer’s eye. She captured what was important to her, and tried to show it through the least … Continue reading

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Bijan Roghanchi’s Thoughts on The Photobook Tehran

Whenever and wherever I attend an event featuring Iranian art I go in skeptical. My lens in skewed by an awkward mix of nationalism and emotion, patriotism and ideology. I am American and I am Iranian. As galvanized as 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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ICP Guide to The NY Art Book Fair (2014)

Printed Matter presents their ninth annual New York Art Book Fair from Friday, September 26 to Sunday September 28, 2014 at MOMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is … Continue reading

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