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Recent Acquisition: Shimpei Takeda

Shimpei Takeda, Trace #7, Nihonmatsu Castle, 2012 (2013.4.3) Thanks to the generosity of the ICP Acquisitions Committee, ICP recently purchased six prints by photographer Shimpei Takeda, who was born forty miles from the site of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: Gideon Mendel

Shopkeeper Suparat Taddee, Chumchon Ruamjai Community, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2011, from the Drowning World series, 2011 Thanks to the generosity of the ICP Acquisitions Committee and the photographer, ICP has recently acquired six prints from Gideon Mendel’s Drowning World series. … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: Sam Falls

Sam Falls, Crayon Roofs, 2011 (2013. 3.1) Courtesy Higher Pictures Thanks to the generosity of the Acquisitions Committee, ICP recently acquired a unique work by ICP-Bard alumni Sam Falls. Mixing photography, painting, drawing, computer rendering, video, printmaking, and sculpture, Falls’ … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: Accidental Mystery

Unidentified Photographer, [Two unidentified girls, one eating watermelon, the other disrobing], ca. 1960 (2012.24.1) The rich history of snapshot photography has yet to be written. But when that text is transcribed it will finally be possible to understand the complex … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisitions: Lu Guang’s “Pollution in China”

Lu Guang, Workers in the factories have no immunity defenses. They get ill after one or two years on the job, Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia, April 10, 2005 Lu Guang, The sewage plant of the Fluorine Industrial Park discharges its … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisitions: Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Rabin Park, 2005 Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, The Saints Forest, 2005 Photographers Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin recently donated the two works above, which were included in Ecotopia: The Second ICP Triennial of Photography … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisitions: Miroslav Tichy

Perhaps one of the least understood photographers of the twentieth century, Miroslav Tichy is known for his voyeuristic depictions of his female subjects. ICP organized an exhibition and catalogue of his work and recently acquired two of his photographs, one … Continue reading

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