THE NY ART BOOK FAIR September 30–October 2, 2011 MoMA PS1 The NY Art Book Fair truly is the most democratic and relevant art event of the season. The Contemporary Artists' Books Conference is a dynamic, two-day event focused on emerging practices and debates within art-book culture. The Conference is organized by the CABC… Continue reading CABC & The NY ART BOOK FAIR

The Relics of a More Recent Man – March 17th – 20th , 2011

Garret Miller The Relics of a More Recent Man March 17th – 20th , 2011 ICP-Bard MFA Thesis Exhibition My eye is in the viewfinder, I am focusing on a formation of stones in the woods. I project and mirror the people who put them there. I will put the stones there too, and take… Continue reading The Relics of a More Recent Man – March 17th – 20th , 2011

New Acquisitions: Nein, Onkel

Nein, Onkel : snapshots from another front 1938-1945 / edited by Ed Jones and Timothy Prus. Published by Archive of Modern Conflict. ICP Library call no.: TR592.5. N45 2007 If there ever was a book that could make the case for humanity in German soldiers of World War Two, this would be the one.  But enough of… Continue reading New Acquisitions: Nein, Onkel

New York Art Book Fair

The ICP-Bard MFA team is appropriately going to participate in the NY Art book fair this coming weekend at P.S.1.  Over the last few years, the book form has become a more prominent player in the way we organize thoughts within our practice.  We now have enough (if not too many) publications to justify a… Continue reading New York Art Book Fair

Richard Long’s Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth spoke to me as I slid it off the shelf.  Heavy, it sits in your hands as quite large.   Richard Long did a lot of walking and piling of stones, for those who are unfamiliar to his art works.  He photographs the interpretation of his experience of a planned journey, and titles… Continue reading Richard Long’s Heaven and Earth

One Hundred Stonewares

One Hundred Stonewares (ICP Library call #: TR656 .U431 2008) From the Collection of The University of Tokyo, Photographed by Yoshihiko Ueda and Edited by Yoshiaki Nishino This is one of a series of, I think, 3 books from the University of Tokyo Press on cultural objects. In the introduction to this book, the topic… Continue reading One Hundred Stonewares

A Short Introduction

Hello readers, I would like to introduce myself as a new administrator to the ICP Library blog. My name is Garret Miller, and I am a 2nd year MFA candidate at the ICP-Bard program. I will try to update you with a variety of topics including the library's recent acquisitions, rare book profiles, and my… Continue reading A Short Introduction