Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921-2012): The “ Visual Bilinguist” in Japanese and American Postwar Photography

On February 6, 2012, it was announced primarily through blogs, Facebook and Tumblr that Japanese photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto died at the age of 90. The only mainstream US news organization to run a story on Ishimoto was CNN via its photography blog. As an important link in the postwar dialogue between Japan and America, Ishimoto… Continue reading Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921-2012): The “ Visual Bilinguist” in Japanese and American Postwar Photography

ICP Library Committee at the MoMA Library & Archives

ICP Library Committee#28 Thursday, May 18, 2011 Museum of Modern Art Library & Archives Milan Huston (MoMA Library & Archives Director) graciously allowed the ICP Library committee a behind the curtain peek at one of the most fabulous art libraries in the world. David Senior (MoMA Bibliographer) pulled exquisite treasures from the MoMA artists’ books… Continue reading ICP Library Committee at the MoMA Library & Archives

Abelardo Morrell

Tomorrow night this year’s Infinity Award for art photography will be conferred upon Abelardo Morrell. Morrell is exceedingly popular in this library for his fine books of camera obscura images, and his book of books, among others. They are provocative and inspiring examples of how a well-constructed concept drives an artist to the far reaches… Continue reading Abelardo Morrell