“What Is a Photograph?” and “Capa in color” exhibitions in NY

NY ExhibitionsMariah Robertson, 154 (detail), 2010. Image courtesy of Mariah Robertson and American Contemporary, New York

“What Is a Photograph?” and “Capa in color” exhibitions in NY

International Center of Photography presents, from January 31 through May 4, 2014, “What Is a Photograph?” and “Capa in color” exhibitions.

NY ExhibitionsMatthew Brandt, Grays Lake, 2013. Image courtesy of Matthew Brandt and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

What Is a Photograph?” explores the range of creative experimentation that has occurred in photography since the 1970s. This major exhibition brings together 21 emerging and established artists who have reconsidered and reinvented the role of light, color, composition, materiality, and the subject in the art of photography.

NY ExhibitionsRobert Capa, Spectators at the Longchamp Racecourse, Paris, ca. 1952. Image courtesy of Robert Capa, International Center of Photography, Magnum Photos

Organized by ICP Curator Cynthia Young, “Capa in color” will feature Robert Capa’s color work for the first time. Beginning in the late 1930s, Capa began experimenting with color film and used it regularly until his death in 1954. Some of these images were published in the magazines of the day, but the majority have never been seen or even printed. The exhibition will present nearly 100 contemporary color prints by the famous photojournalist.

NY ExhibitionsRobert Capa, On the road from Namdinh to Thaibinh, Indochina, May 1954. Image courtesy of Robert Capa, International Center of Photograph, Magnum Photos

International Center of Photography
January 31 – May 4, 2014
1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street, New York
Hours: Tuesday–Thursday: 10 am–6 pm Friday: 10 am–8 pm Saturday–Sunday: 10 am–6 pm

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