BBC The Strand Tribute to Ernest Cole

The Strand is a show that I am an ardent admirer of.  It is my culture podcast on my morning and evening commute.  I recently re-listened to one that was a tribute to the South African photographer Ernest Cole, whose important book is in our library. The great photographer David Goldblatt, a favorite of… Continue reading BBC The Strand Tribute to Ernest Cole

Magic Dials

“These are a few of my favorite things,” chirped Maria von Trappe in The Sound of Music.  While I claim that the ICP Library is more than just books, I love the books.  This is one of my long-time favorites. My grandfather, Jan Repa, was a radio and TV repairman, among other things, and his… Continue reading Magic Dials