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Capa in Color

Robert Capa, [Ernest Hemingway and his son Gregory, Sun Valley, Idaho], October 1941 (2013.92.32) Capa in Color opens tomorrow and will be on view at ICP until May 4, 2014. It is the story of an incredible resurrection: from the 1940s, … Continue reading

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Bill Eppridge (1938-2013)

Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help fallen Robert F. Kennedy after he was shot by Sirhan B. Sirhan, Los Angeles], June 6, 1968 (1197.2005) Sadly, we mark the passing of Bill Eppridge (1938-2013), one of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Lucien Aigner!

Born in Hungary on September 14, Lucien Aigner (1901-1999) was a pioneer of photojournalism, and his works have been the focus of two ICP exhibitions. Best known for his coverage of pre-World War II Europe, including political events, personalities, and … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Francis Miller, [Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech to the crowd assembled in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.], August, 28, 1963 (1013.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Paul Schutzer, … Continue reading

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Food, the Kitchen, and the Domestic Environment

Documentary photojournalism flourished in the mid-twentieth century. Its popularity was nourished by the invention of the handheld camera, access to and improvement of photographic resources, and advances in printed media production and civilian travel. Photographers embarked on journeys to explore … Continue reading

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Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ

Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, [Raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin], 1945 Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, Self Portrait, Berlin, 1945 (2007.93.32) Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, General view of destroyed Nuremberg, 1945 (2008.109.12) Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, [Victory in Bulgaria], ca. 1944 (1059.1986) Mostly known in the Western … Continue reading

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Faith in Chaos

Pep Bonet, Kinny Mattia tries to feel the morning light. “Milton Margai” is the only school for the blind in Sierra Leone. Approx. 85 children, 4 to 18 yrs old, study and live here. In 1998, when RUF-rebels attacked Freetown, … Continue reading

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Cristina García Rodero

Cristina García Rodero, “El colacho” Castrillo de Murcia, Spain, 1975 Cristina García Rodero, “La Tabua,” Zarza de Montanchez, Spain, 1985 Cristina García Rodero, The Trinity, Lumbier, Spain, 1980 Cristina García Rodero, The Confession, Saavedra, Spain, 1980 Cristina García Rodero, The … 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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Operation Prairie

I’m no more courageous than anyone else. I just feel that photography is important. And I will do what is required to show what is happening. I have a sense of the ultimate—death. And sometimes I must say, “To hell … Continue reading

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