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Ivan Vartanian: Performance, Bookmaking and the Photobook

While visiting Tokyo this past June, I met with historian, writer and publisher Ivan Vartanian of Goliga to discuss several of his current projects, which explore the intersection of bookmaking, performance and the photobook. Russet Lederman: For the past 15 … Continue reading

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The Daido Moriyama Photobook Collection at the ICP Library: Nippon Gekijo Shashincho / Japan: A Photo Theater

I remember my husband’s purchase of our first Daido Moriyama photobook. In fact, I remember it very well because it was also the very first Japanese photobook we ever bought. At the time, 10 years ago now, neither of us … Continue reading

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Daido Moriyama Pop-Up Library – May 1st 2012

The Prolific, Productive, Brilliant and Legendary – Infinity Award Winning – Photographer  Daidō Moriyama popped into the ICP library on May Day. The pop up library event for Daidō Moriyama was a cool and quiet celebration for one of the … Continue reading

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New York Antiquarian Book Fair

Spring in New York City is a wonderful time to experience all those rare and hard to find photobooks many covet, but are unable to afford. Beginning with The AIPAD Photography Show at the end of March and ending with … Continue reading

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Paris Photo / Books

Last week, from November 10 – 13, Paris became a mecca for anyone interested in photography. With the sprawling international Paris Photo fair at the Grand Palais as the anchor and several satellite fairs and exhibitions occurring throughout Paris, there … Continue reading

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New York: Daido Moriyama and William Klein

The urban environment, with its fast pace, constant motion and blur of activity has consistently been a subject for the well-known Japanese postwar photographer Daido Moriyama. Whether contemporary images of his Shinjuku, Tokyo neighborhood or vintage 1971 photos taken during … Continue reading

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Japanese Provoke Era Reprints and Facsimiles – Russet Lederman

Japanese Provoke Era Reprints and Facsimiles in the ICP Library by Russet Lederman This second in a series of blog posts to explore Japanese photobooks and periodicals in the International Center of Photography’s library and permanent collection focuses on reprints … Continue reading

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Postwar Japanese Monographs – Russet Lederman

Postwar Japanese Monographs in the ICP Library – Russet Lederman The past 10 years has seen a significant increase in both the scholarship and collecting of Japanese photobooks. Stimulated by groundbreaking exhibitions in New York, San Francisco and Houston, along … Continue reading

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