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Infinity Awards 2011

  • Ann Curry with Cornell Capa Award recipient Ruth Gruber and daughter Celia Michaels-Evans. © Image Singuliere
  • Publication recipient Alec Soth and Young Photographer recipient Peter van Agtmael. © Image Singuliere
  • ICP Board President Jeffrey Rosen and Board Chair Caryl Englander. © Image Singuliere
  • ICP Trustees Award recipient Helena Durst. © Image Singuliere
  • Ruth Gruber and family. © Image Singuliere
  • Photojournalism recipient Adrees Latif. © Image Singuliere
  • Applied/Fashion/Advertising recipient Viviane Sassen and husband Hugo Timmermans. © Image Singuliere
  • Writing recipient Gerry Badger. © Image Singuliere
  • Art recipient Abelardo Morell. © Image Singuliere
  • Lifetime Achievement recipient Elliott Erwitt. © Image Singuliere
  • Pier 60. © Image Singuliere
  • Lifetime Achievement: ELLIOTT ERWITT

    Elliott Erwitt, New York, 1974. © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos.
  • Cornell Capa Award: RUTH GRUBER

    Ruth Gruber, Eklutna woman reading Life Magazine, Hooper Bay, Alaska, 1941–43. © Ruth Gruber.
  • ICP Trustees Award: THE DURST FAMILY

    The Durst Family. © Gary Spector Photography/The Durst Organization Inc.
  • Young Photographer: PETER VAN AGTMAEL

    Peter van Agtmael, A helicopter comes to land on an impromptu helipad built into the side of the mountain at the outpost of Aranas, Nuristan, Afghanistan, 2007. © Peter van Agtmael/Magnum Photos.
  • Publication: ALEC SOTH

    Alec Soth, Charles, Vasa, Minnesota 2002. © Alec Soth.
  • Writing: GERRY BADGER

    The Pleasures of Good Photographs by Gerry Badger

    Abelardo Morell, Camera Obscura: View of the Brooklyn Bridge in Bedroom, 2009. © Abelardo Morell. Courtesy Bonni Benrubi Gallery.
  • Photojournalism: ADREES LATIF

    Adrees Latif/Reuters, Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province August 7, 2010. The 2010 Pakistan floods left one-fifth of Pakistan, about the size of England, underwater and caused heavy destruction to property and infrastructure. The floods affected the lives of 20 million while killing nearly 2000. © Adrees Latif /Reuters.
  • Applied/Fashion/Advertising Photography: VIVIANE SASSEN

    Viviane Sassen, Double Magazine, Paris, Fall/Winter 2010/2011. Styling: Marie Chaix, Model: Anna de Rijk. © Viviane Sassen. Courtesy Motive Gallery Amsterdam.

27th Annual
Infinity Awards 2011

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 awards ceremony is ICP's primary fund-raising benefit, and the revenues generated assist the full range of ICP's programs, including exhibitions, collections, community outreach, and the School at ICP.

Lifetime Achievement: Elliott Erwitt
Cornell Capa Award: Ruth Gruber
ICP Trustees Award: The Durst Family
Young Photographer: Peter van Agtmael
Publication: Alec Soth
Writing: Gerry Badger
Art: Abelardo Morell
Photojournalism: Adrees Latif
Applied/Fashion/Advertising: Viviane Sassen

The 2011 Recipients

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