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International Center Of Photography

International Center Of Photography
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About ICP

The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography and the reproduced image in all its forms. Through our exhibitions, educational programs, and community outreach, we offer an open forum for dialogue about the role images play in our culture. Since our founding, we have presented more than 700 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes, providing instruction at every level. ICP is a center where photographers and artists, students and scholars can create and interpret the world of the image within our comprehensive educational facilities and archive.


Upcoming Events at International Center Of Photography

Exhibition - Gillian Laub: Family Matters

Friday, Sep 24, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Diana Markosian: Santa Barbara

Friday, Sep 24, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Inward: Reflections on Interiority

Friday, Sep 24, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Gillian Laub: Family Matters

Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Diana Markosian: Santa Barbara

Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Inward: Reflections on Interiority

Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Gillian Laub: Family Matters

Sunday, Sep 26, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Diana Markosian: Santa Barbara

Sunday, Sep 26, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Inward: Reflections on Interiority

Sunday, Sep 26, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Gillian Laub: Family Matters

Monday, Sep 27, 2021 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
International Center Of Photography Museum
New York, NY
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Exhibition - Gillian Laub: Family Matters at International Center of Photography Museum

Funny, poignant, troubled, and challenging, Family Matters is photographer Gillian Laub’s two decade-long documentation of her family’s emotional and political dramas, combining photographs and audio recordings full of telling…

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Exhibition - Diana Markosian: Santa Barbara at International Center of Photography Museum

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, one of the first American television programs to be broadcast in Russia was Santa Barbara (1984–93). Watching from her childhood home in Moscow with her family, Diana Markosian saw the soap opera as…

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Exhibition - Inward: Reflections on Interiority at International Center of Photography Museum

INWARD: Reflections on Interiority features newly commissioned work by five emerging artists—Djeneba Aduayom, Arielle Bobb-Willis, Quil Lemons, Brad Ogbonna, and Isaac West—who experiment with and explore aspects of their interior lives.…

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One-Year Certificate Programs: 2021 Student Online Exhibition

This Was the Year That Was exhibition features work by ICP's One-Year Certificate students in Creative Practices and Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism representing a range of visual media from photography to mixed media. The exhibition is…

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Exhibition - But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from The World at International Center of Photography

Through photographs, the prism of time is illuminated and breaks to clarity. We see the components and how they fit together. They take us on unexpected paths, they bring us to other lives we could know if life were to turn another way; they foster…

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Exhibition - Tyler Mitchell: I Can Make You Feel Good at International Center of Photography

In January 2020, photographer Tyler Mitchell presented I Can Make You Feel Good at ICP as a declaration of joy and presence. Perhaps it was also foreshadowing. In these unprecedented times during a global pandemic and the fight for racial…

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Exhibition - #ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis at International Center of Photography

On March 20, the International Center of Photography announced an open call for imagemakers around the world to post and tag imagery of their experiences as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. The hashtag #ICPConcerned was named in recognition of…

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Exhibition - COVID New York: Five ICP Alumni at International Center of Photography

In March, ICP commissioned five photographers based in various parts of New York to make work in response to the COVID-19 crisis. They are Yuki Iwamura, Sarah Blesener, Jeenah Moon, Gaia Squarci, and Jeff Mermelstein. Although they are from very…

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Exhibition - George Georgiou: Americans Parade at International Center of Photography

Between January and November 2016, George Georgiou photographed spectators lining the streets of big cities and small towns across the United States of America, as they watched or waited for parades. He visited fourteen different states, twenty-four…

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Exhibition - For Freedoms: Where Do We Go From Here?

In the wake of the 2018 midterm elections, For Freedoms: Where Do We Go From Here? explores the role of art and visual representation in American civic life through the work of the For Freedoms collective. Founded in 2016 by Hank Willis Thomas and…

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ICP-Bard MFA 2019 Group Thesis Exhibition

Our experiences make us, both as individuals and communities. In making art, we make those experiences particular; we work to find the right combination of event, instrument, and context to give form to the formless nature of daily experience.…

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Exhibition - In Search of Lost Time at ICP

2017 Alumni Exhibition How has the act of remembering—and forgetting—been transformed in the digital age?.Photography’s relationship with the concept of memory stretches its entire history and includes its every iteration. Only…

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Exhibition - Generation Wealth By Lauren Greenfield at Icp Musuem

GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield presents 25 years of work by Greenfield, who uses photography, oral history, and film to examine the pervasive influence of money, status, and celebrity in America and abroad. The first major retrospective of…

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Teen Academy Imagemakers 2017 Student Exhibition

Teen Academy Imagemakers enables motivated high school juniors and seniors to advance their photography, writing, and public speaking skills while developing an awareness of the creative and professional possibilities in the field. This weekly…

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Exhibition - Perpetual Revolution At ICP Museum

Perpetual Revolution The Image and Social Change Organized by ICP Curators Carol Squiers and Cynthia Young, Assistant Curators Susan Carlson and Claartje van Dijk, along with adjunct curators Joanna Lehan and Kalia Brooks with assistance from…

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Exhibition - Advanced Continuing Education Track At ICP

Advanced Continuing Education Track 2016 Student Exhibition Diapason—a survey show of work by ten recent graduates of ICP’s Advanced Continuing Education Track Program—explores personal empowerment amid ideological conflicts, both private and…

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Exhibition - Public, Private, Secret At ICP Museum

Public, Private, Secret is the premiere exhibition at the new ICP Museum, located at 250 Bowery. Organized by Curator-in-Residence, Charlotte Cotton, with ICP Associate Curator Pauline Vermare and Assistant Curator Marina Chao, the debut show and…

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Exhibition - The Future Perfect 2016 Alumni At ICP School

The Future Perfect brings together work from the last five years of graduating classes from three programs at ICP—General Studies, Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism, and the ICP-Bard MFA. More than 100 years after the rise of Futurism,…

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