The International Center of Photography (ICP) has announced their list of 2017 ICP Infinity Awards honorees. The 33rd annual awards will be presented on Monday, April 24 in New York City.
The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Harry Benson, who has photographed cultural icons from the 1960s to 2000s and done documentary work, including photographing the Civil Rights movement for publications like Life and Newsweek. ICP will give the award for Art to photographer Sophie Calle. Michael Christopher Brown will receive the award for Artist’s Book for Libyan Sugar.
More information about the individual recipients can be found on the ICP website.
The 2017 selection committee included Erin Barnett, Director of Exhibitions and Collections, ICP; Beryl Graham, Professor of New Media Art, University of Sunderland in the UK; and Joel Smith, Curator of Photography, The Morgan Library.
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