On April 4 at the International Center of Photography, a curator, an artist/activist, and a scientist will consider how images can help us understand the urgent reality of global warming.
SOUTHAMPTON, NY — It’s an unusual election year, one in which the two front-running presidential candidates have both been in the public eye for more than three decades.
I expected to stare at many things at the International Center of Photography’s new 250 Bowery location, but my own image was not one of them.
Ruth Gruber was the youngest PhD graduate in the world, earning her degree at the age of 20 with a doctoral thesis on Virginia Woolf (the first academic work on the author), when she trudged out into the Arctic and became the first journalist to interview prisoners at a Soviet Gulag in 1935.
American Magnum photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his 1984 photograph of an Afghan refugee with piercing green eyes (Sharbat Gula), is one of the most celebrated photojournalists of our time.
In over 100 vintage photographs, Hunt’s Three Ring Circus: American Groups Before 1950 explores how individuals in the early 20th century assembled into groups, linked together by experiences as official as military service or loose as a shared appreciation for the accordion.
In the gritty, sleepless streets of mid-century New York, Weegee photographed the cars crumpled like accordions, bodies dripping blood encircled by gawkers, and night cops hunched over the latest crime scene.
Collector and publisher Peter Brant — whose Brant Publications Inc. publishes Art in America, Interview, and Antiques — is joining the influx of museums to downtown Manhattan.
This summer the International Center of Photography is offering its public two shows of Latin American photography. On the first floor of the museum, curator Christopher Phillips presents the first major solo show of Brazilian photographer Caio Reisewitz in the US.
Famed for his iconic black-and-white images from war’s torn edge — humane, harrowing snapshots of the Spanish Civil War and World War II — Robert Capa also carried on an enduring exchange in color film. Beginning in earnest in 1941 and continuing until his tragic death 13 years later, Capa shot thousands of color photos.
The Midtown Manhattan museum of the International Center of Photography (ICP) will close in January 2015, Artnet News has reported. That’s when the organization’s lease, with landlord the Durst Organization, expires, and a new one has not been negotiated.
Odds are that when you close your eyes and imagine the huddled masses at Ellis Island, or brawny men at derricks hoisting iron bars to the top of the Empire State Building, you are seeing images that Lewis Hine introduced into the popular imagination.