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Books not bombs

Harrison, [Holland House library damaged during Nazi Blitz, London], October 23, 1940 (2014.44.1) Harrison, [Holland House library damaged during Nazi Blitz, London] [verso], October 23, 1940 (2014.44.1) London Landmark After Bombing London—The Roofless, Fire-gutted Library in Holland House, Lord Ilchester’s … Continue reading

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Royal Road Test

It was too directly bound to its own anguish to be anything other than a cry of negation; carrying within itself, the seeds of its own destruction. – Edward Ruscha and Mason Williams, Royal Road Test (self-published, 1967, third edition … Continue reading

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a shimmer of possibility

Paul Graham has consistently engaged the book as the ultimate forum for the presentation and circulation of his images, beginning in 1983 with the self-published A1—The Great North Road. His latest, a shimmer of possibility (Göttingen: Steidl, 2007), is made … Continue reading

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Kim Soo-nam

Kim, Soo-Nam, 1947-2006. Gangneung Dano Festival [Kang-Reung-Dan-Oh-Je] / photographs by Kim Soo-nam ; essays by Hwang Ru-shi Seoul : Noonbit, 2007. Kim Soo-nam, a press photographer by profession, dedicated over thirty years of his career to documenting the remaining Shamanistic … Continue reading

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Life Is Good & Good For You In New York: Trance Witness Revels

Life is Good and Good For You in New York: Trance Witness Revels (Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1956) by William Klein is the first of what would be a series of “city books” by Klein. The ICP Library also holds … Continue reading

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