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A Bygone Era of Big City Life

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 04:00:16 -0500

With a humanist and humorous gaze, Fred Stein took photos that provide a record of the everyday pageantry of 1940s New York and Paris between the world wars.

‘Magnum Manifesto,’ a 70-Year History Lesson in Photojournalism

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:08:51 -0500

The International Center of Photography’s summer exhibition features the work of 75 professionals for Magnum Photos, including Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Teenage Documentarians Show the Power of Photography

Thu, 04 May 2017 04:00:55 -0500

Three teenage photographers from different backgrounds learn the power of visual documentation. “When I get it right,” said one of them, “I kind of feel like I’m on top of the world.”

At Some Museums, the Art Is Now on the Outside

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:31:02 -0500

Institutions from Sydney to Cincinnati are hoping to draw more visitors by using outdoor projections, sometimes putting art on their buildings’ facades.

‘Perpetual Revolution’ Shows Artists Shaping Their Times

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:10:37 -0500

In the digital present, captured here at the International Center of Photography, visual culture does more than reflect reality: For better and for worse, it creates it.

Harry Benson, an Early Photographer of Trump, Looks Back and Forward

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:09:13 -0500

At 87, a man whose images captured presidents, celebrities and royalty is enjoying tributes galore. But will he be welcome at the president-elect’s White House?

Photography’s Shifting Identity in an Insta-World

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:13:50 -0500

In “Public, Private, Secret,” a stimulating and unsettling exhibition, the International Center of Photography embraces a new orientation.

Reinventing the International Center of Photography for the Selfie Age

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:32:23 -0500

As is prepares to reopen in a new downtown space, the center is trying to define what image-making means today.

3 Museum Makeovers You Should Check Out

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:06 -0500

Museums in New York City, Germany and London have new additions or locations to showcase design, photography, and digital interaction.

International Center of Photography Gets Grant from Mellon Foundation

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:03:13 -0500

A $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used by the International Center of Photography to create what the organization calls a Center for Visual Culture.