An exhibition at ICP at Mana showcases the pictures made by Han Youngsoo upon returning from the front line.
International Center of Photography
Measuring the Social Impact of Internet Images
An ambitious exhibition at the International Center of Photography examines the relationship between new media and the offline world.
A Conversation on How Images Help Us Understand Climate Change
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.
Six Decades of Images Trace the Spectacle of American Politics
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.
Looking and Being Looked At in the New International Center of Photography
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.
A Photographer Who Tracked Displacement, from Soviet Gulags to Ethiopia’s Civil War
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.
Photojournalist Steve McCurry’s Romanticized Visions of India
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.
Circuses, Rallies, and Soldiers: Photographs of Early-20th-Century American Clans
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.
Mapping the Mid-Century Murders and Gritty Life of New York
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.
Downtown Manhattan Museum Migration Gathers Momentum
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.
Photographing and Fashioning the Reality of Brazil
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.
Robert Capa’s Color Film
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.