Tag Archives: International Center of Photography

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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The Photobook: Turn the Page Please

Recently, I’ve been struck by the different ways that photobooks are being presented in exhibitions and reading rooms. In the past, it was really simple to distinguish a venue by the manner in which a photobook was encountered. If the … Continue reading

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Infinity Award

This is an award. This is also an amazing object. This is the prototype. This is the actual prototype of the International Center of Photography Infinity Award. The ICP Infinity Awards began in 1985 and the idea for the award … Continue reading

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From Where to Infinity?

From Where to Infinity? The Library has been combing through the ICP story in the past year. This is a very Zen activity, with one day per week allotted to our certified archivist-librarian, thanks to the generous support of an … Continue reading

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ICP the Founders Scrapbook, 1974

The Founders Scrapbook covers a vital period of ICP history.  The scrapbook begins with two photographic images of the 1130 5th Avenue building, often affectionately referred to by ICP employees as the “old building” or the “building uptown” – the … Continue reading

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Selected Digital Image Libraries, Collections and Museums: An Illustrated, Annotated Webliography

International Center of Photography  Weegee at his typewriter in the trunk of his 1938 ‘Chevy’. Unidentified Photographer. ca. 1943. The International Center of Photography. Dimensions: Image: 11 15/16 x 9 3/16 in. (30.3 x 23.3 cm), Paper: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 … Continue reading

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The Impact of Hiroshima & Nagasaki on Japanese Photobooks – Russet Lederman

The current Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945 exhibition on view at the International Center of Photography provides a good platform to discuss Japanese photobooks which deal with the development of a postwar Japanese identity that synthesized the horrors of the Nagasaki … Continue reading

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