All posts tagged “ICP

International Center of Photography Launched New Home at Essex Crossing with Four Exhibitions on January 25, 2020

The International Center of Photography (ICP) launched its new integrated center on Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 79 Essex Street. ICP’s new space reunites its school and museum, creating an engaging space to explore how images shape our understanding of the world. The Center features exhibition galleries,… Read More

Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time at International Center of Photography (ICP), September 27, 2018 – January 6, 2019

“The International Center of Photography (ICP) presents its fall exhibition, Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time. This exhibition is the first museum retrospective devoted to Richards’s nearly 50-year career. Composed of over 140 photographs and short films—all created in Richards’s unflinching yet poetic style—the show is… Read More

Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II at International Center of Photography, January 26 – May 6, 2018

“Seventy-six years ago, in the name of national security, the US government incarcerated 120,000 American citizens and legal residents without due process and absent the constitutional protection to which they were entitled. Following Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941, the… Read More

Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfield at International Center of Photography, September 20, 2017 – January 7, 2018

“Generation Wealth is a mixed media presentation composed of 25 years of work by photographer and documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield. The first major retrospective of Greenfield’s work, the exhibition features over 200 photographs, numerous first-person interviews, and documentary film footage. Weaving together stories about affluence,… Read More

Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change at International Center of Photography, January 27 – May 7, 2017

“Perpetual Revolution examines the relation between the overwhelming image world that confronts us, and the volatile, provocative, and often-violent world it mirrors. The exhibition proposes that an ongoing revolution is taking place politically, socially, and technologically, and that new digital methods of image production, display,… Read More

Winning the White House: From Press Prints to Selfies at International Center of Photography Mana Contemporary, September 25, 2016 – January 27, 2017

“Since the time of Abraham Lincoln through the present day, presidential candidates have used photographic imagery in their campaigns to impact public opinion,” says Claartje van Dijk, Assistant Curator of ICP. “While staged and curated press prints have historically been the tools of choice for… Read More

Public, Private, Secret at the New International Center of Photography (ICP), June 23, 2016 – January 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “ICP’s mission has always been to examine how images impact and influence social change, which is particularly critical now that mobile devices and social networks have made us all image-makers,” says Mark Lubell, ICP’s Executive Director. “Images are now produced and exchanged by… Read More

Sudden Impact: Photography on the Printed Page at International Center of Photography Mana Contemporary Gallery, January 24 to April 8, 2016 –

“Sudden Impact reveals the emergence of photography as a key component of modern visual communication. The magazines displayed in the exhibition helped to create a vast, news-hungry audience that wanted not just to read about the events and celebrities of the day but to see them as well.… Read More

The Early Years of Rhythm and Blues: Photographs by Benny Joseph from the Documentary Arts Collection at ICP Mana, October 18, 2015 – January 10, 2016

“Tracing the rise of rhythm and blues music in the 1950s and 1960s within the context of civil rights movement, it features portraits of such celebrated performers as B.B. King, Sam “Lightnin’”Hopkins, Junior Parker, Mahalia Jackson, and Della Reese. The exhibition also includes Joseph’s striking… Read More

Hunt’s Three Ring Circus: American Groups Before 1950 at 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, September 28, 2015 – January 8, 2016

“The exhibition features more than 100 photographs and video from a private collection of unusual vintage images of American crowds, rallies, assemblies, teams, organizations, fraternities, unions, clubs, tribes, conventions, and alliances, all made before 1950. This colorful, touching, and often humorous look at American cultural and… Read More