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 Bensonwho 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

The other Infinity Award winners are:
Documentary and Photojournalism: Edmund Clark and Crofton Black
Emerging Photographer: Vasantha Yogananthan
Online Platform and New Media: For Freedoms

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.

Related Links:

Michael Christopher Brown’s Journey Into The Libyan Civil War

PDN Photo of the Day: Harry Benson Gets the Picture

David Bailey, Zanele Muholi Among Honorees at ICP Infinity Awards 2016

Hank Willis Thomas on Truth, Lies and Advertising


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