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. 

Mark Seliger: The Music Book

The ICP Library carries over 24,000 volumes within its shelves (and beyond) covering an extensive overview of photography as a practice, historical documentation, fine art and more. Students and patrons enter our doors looking for Capa, Cartier-Bresson, Tillman, Arbus, Davidson, Moriyama and a plethora of other famous and under-the-radar photography luminaries. But what I’ve noticed… Continue reading Mark Seliger: The Music Book

Un-Contested Winners from the Library’s Vertical Files

Two brochures showed up recently in the vertical files for photography competitions. America’s Many Faces was organized by Edward Steichen for the National Urban League in 1960.  He convened a panel of experts to plan the exhibition, including photographers Margaret Bourke-White, Barbara Morgan, and Gordon Parks, eminent cultural anthropologist Dr. Margaret Mead, and even architect… Continue reading Un-Contested Winners from the Library’s Vertical Files

Danny Goldfield’s NY Children get their Day in the Sun

The remarkable project from the heart of Danny Goldfield, to photograph one child living in NYC from every nation in the world resulted in a self-published book the library is the proud possessor of. Danny, an ICP member, popped into the library a couple of years ago with prints of these portraits and seduced us… Continue reading Danny Goldfield’s NY Children get their Day in the Sun