Tag Archives: Ed van der Elsken

Ed van der Elsken and Eikoh Hosoe: A 30-Year Dialogue

A year ago in this blog, Matthew Carson highlighted some of the lesser-known classics in the ICP Library collection. One of the books he wrote about was Ed van der Elsken’s Sweet Life (1966). As one of my all-time favorite … 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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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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