Some portraiture books. 

ICP Library Display Exhibition The display had been sitting empty for two years so we threw in a quick portraiture survey. Jamie Hawkesworth. Preston Bus Station. New York: Dashwood Books, 2017. TR681.Y6 .H382 2017 Deana Lawson. Deana Lawson: An Aperture Monograph. Aparture, 2018. TR140 .L384 2018  Jen Davis. Eleven Years.  Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2014. TR681.W6 .D3811… Continue reading Some portraiture books. 

Resource Guide: Home

"Home is where the heart is" "Home is where the hatred is" The notion of Home is complicated. Today we are featuring some of our favorite books that examine our relationship to "home." Longing to be back, the home we all share, finding a new home, returning home, dysfunctional homes, and love. AMC² Issue 5:… Continue reading Resource Guide: Home

Stephen Grebinski, Keyed to Masculine Comfort, 2015

Faced with the excess and diversity (where to start?) of publications in Queering the Collection, currently installed in the ICP Library, I was happy to find (& just by judging a book by its cover) a familiar name: Stephen Grebinski. This past fall at the Art Book Fair at P.S.1 I bought one of his… Continue reading Stephen Grebinski, Keyed to Masculine Comfort, 2015

LA Report: Beyond the Book Fairs (11-14 February)

  The weekend of February 11 – 14 turns Los Angeles into a paradise for photobook lovers. Two book fairs descend on the city: Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in downtown Los Angeles and the 49th California International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Pasadena Convention Center just northeast… Continue reading LA Report: Beyond the Book Fairs (11-14 February)

Interview: Anouk Kruithof

While hanging out with artist Anouk Kruithof (2012 recipient of the International Center of Photography Infinity Award for “Young Photographer”) at the 2015 Printed Matter Art Book Fair in Los Angeles, I was taken by her very elaborate cupcake-like nail polish. As a big fan of her photo-based projects* and photobooks, I suggested we talk… Continue reading Interview: Anouk Kruithof

PhotoBiblioMania at the ICP Library

PhotoBiblioMania an exhibition of books about photobooks October-December 2014 Welcome to the launch of the PhotoBiblioMania project at the ICP library. Please peruse our initial compilation of a bibliography of books about photobooks [see below] along with some thoughts on a taxonomy and criteria for evaluation. We very much are looking for this to be… Continue reading PhotoBiblioMania at the ICP Library

Magnum Contact Sheets: 139 Contact Sheets by 69 Photographers

The book I chose to write about is a book that allows you to look into the working process of photojournalists. It starts with the work of photographers in the 1930s and 1940s, showing manly war photography. Later you see many pictures that were taken at special occasions as for example during the arrival of… Continue reading Magnum Contact Sheets: 139 Contact Sheets by 69 Photographers

Robert Stevens Favourite Photobooks of 2012

Selection made by Robert Stevens – ICP faculty. 1. Jitkta Hanzlova  - The way she sees the world is unique and she believes in verticals - that is the way she sees things, never horizontal 2. SHE: Lise Sarfati - a more focused view of U.S. girls in those years just after high school. This… Continue reading Robert Stevens Favourite Photobooks of 2012

Favourite Photobooks of 2012

It is that time of year again. We all discuss our favourite photobooks of 2012 and like super nerds we list them. ten selected by Matthew: Dun Briste, Downpatrick Head - Jan Kempenaers Out To Lunch – Ari Marcopoulus Elementary Calculus – J. Carrier The Afronauts - Cristina De Middel House of Coates – Brad… Continue reading Favourite Photobooks of 2012

How to Make a Photobook [Like Edward Curtis]

All photographs from The Library of Congress Edward S. Curtis Collection Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis. Timothy Egan Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition, October 9, 2012. I heard it as a Dreamscape Media audiobook. This artist called himself, “A stenographer of the… Continue reading How to Make a Photobook [Like Edward Curtis]