ICP-Bard Group MFA Show “The Ties That Bind” at Baxter St, July 1-30

The Ties That Bind Curated by Charlotte Cotton Please join us for our group exhibition The Ties That Bind at The Camera Club of New York Baxter St next July 8th. Artists: Matthew Cohen, Ivana Larrosa, Minny Lee, Allyson Lupovich, Groana Melendez, Bia Monteiro, Martha Naranjo Sandoval, Matthew Papa, Verónica Puche and Katrina Lillian. The… Continue reading ICP-Bard Group MFA Show “The Ties That Bind” at Baxter St, July 1-30

Anna Ekros’s All Things Shining (Feb 20-22)

February 16, 2015, Long Island City, NY – Three days before Anna Ekros’s solo thesis show opening, I visited the ICP-Bard MFA studio to see the installation in progress. Two weeks earlier, I met her for an hour-long interview.   A large portrait of a young man greets you on the other side of the… Continue reading Anna Ekros’s All Things Shining (Feb 20-22)

Alec Soth

stay tuned for ... S O N G B O O K Bard-ICP MFA ‘16 in conversation with Alec Soth at Sean Kelly Gallery Full transcript, with photographs by Theresa Ortolani, will be posted to the Bard-ICP MFA blog and tumblr on February 23 as part of an interview series: In Pursuit of an MFA… Continue reading Alec Soth

Theresa Ortolani, PDN Winner

Incoming ICP-Bard MFA student, Theresa Ortolani, was chosen as a 2014 pdn FACES Portrait Photography Competition winner. This is the seventh time Ortolani's imagery has been selected as winner of a pdn competition. Previous works have been included in pdn's Environmental Portraiture, Sports, Documentary and Book competition categories, and have twice appeared in the pdn Annual. The complete group of 2014 pdn FACES images can… Continue reading Theresa Ortolani, PDN Winner

A Lesson in Liking

My initial reaction to the pressures of grad school was to cling on to photographers whose work I thought was beautiful. I felt overwhelmed by the multitude of directions I could take my work, and thought (rightly so) that looking at other artists' work would spur me on. I decided on Rinko Kawauchi, and started… Continue reading A Lesson in Liking

Juana Romero Interviews Patricia Silva: Rehearse/Resite

An interview with Patricia Silva about her thesis show, Rehearse/Resite.

Redheaded Peckerwood

A fifty year old murder-spree across the northern plain states inspired one of the most highly praised photobooks of 2011. It's nearly impossible to keep up with the constant influx of new, different, and beautifully printed publications, but there are sometimes those that seem to rise above the rest. Redheaded Peckerwood is one of those… Continue reading Redheaded Peckerwood

Rrrrrrrroll

RRRRRRROLL is a tumblr of simple, amusing, and sometimes beautiful gifs. They are lovely but largely uninteresting photographs, however the imposed movement brings out something in them that was perhaps largely forgettable or overlooked otherwise. It's yet another innovative use of the gif format, but enhanced by the quality and complexity of the scenery, the expressive… Continue reading Rrrrrrrroll