2007 ICP Infinity Awards Announced

Last night, the International Center for Photography hosted its annual Infinity Awards.

The 2007 Recipients are:

Lifetime Achievement: William Klein
Cornell Capa Award: Milton Rogovin
ICP Trustees Award: Karl Lagerfeld
Young Photographer: Ryan McGinley
Publication: Sommes-Nous? by Tendance Floue
Writing: David Levi Strauss
Art: Tracey Moffatt
Photojournalism: Christopher Morris, My America (Steidl, 2006)
Applied/Fashion/Advertising Photography: The GAP

INTERNATIONAL NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Kim Bourus, Higher Pictures, New York
Reid Callanan, Director, Santa Fe Workshops, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Toure Amadou Chab, Director, Galerie Chab, Bamako, Mali
Diego Goldberg, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Chris Johns, Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic magazine, Washington, D.C.
Judith Keller, Associate Curator, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Jon Levy, Editor/Ei8th, London, England
Helen Marcus, President, W. Eugene Smith Fund, New York, New York
Stavros Moresopoulos, Hellenic Centre for Photography, Athens, Greece
Chantal Nedjib, Fondation HSBC pour la Photographie, Paris, France
Jed Root, President, Jed Root, Inc., New York, New York
Lars Schwander, Director, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Charles Stainback, William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Bernie Yenelouis, ICP Education Department, New York, NY

SELECTION COMMITTEE:
François Hébel, Director, Les Rencontres D’Arles, Photographie, Arles, France
Mary Panzer, Independent Scholar and Curator, New York, New York
Charles Desmarais, Deputy Director of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

ICP’s Infinity Awards were inaugurated in 1985 to bring public attention to outstanding achievements in photography by honoring individuals with distinguished careers in the field and by identifying future luminaries.

The Cornell Capa, Lifetime Achievement, and Trustees Award recipients are selected by ICP’s Board of Trustees, President’s Council, or staff. Other recipients are chosen by a Selection Committee from the submissions of a rotating International Nominating Committee.
The Infinity Awards ceremony is ICP’s primary fund-raising benefit, and the revenues generated assist the full range of the Center’s programs, including exhibitions, collections, community outreach, and the ICP School.

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