ICP Announces 2011 Infinity Award Winners
The International Center of Photography (ICP) is proud to announce the recipients of the 27th Annual Infinity Awards. Recognized around the world, the awards are widely respected as the leading honor for excellence in the field of photography. The 2011 honorees will be celebrated at a gala event on Tuesday, May 10, at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, in New York City.
“Infinity Award recipients are dedicated to exploring photography’s cultural influence and how it opens new opportunities for communication and personal expression,” states ICP Ehrenkranz Director Willis E. Hartshorn. “This year’s recipients capture the importance of how photography shapes our sense of history in an ever more image-conscious world. We are pleased to recognize their achievements.”
THE 2011 RECIPIENTS
Lifetime Achievement: Elliott Erwitt
Cornell Capa Award: Ruth Gruber
ICP Trustees Award: The Durst Family
Young Photographer: Peter van Agtmael
Writing: Gerry Badger, The Pleasures of Good Photographs
Publication: Alec Soth, From Here to There: Alec Soth’s America
Art: Abelardo Morell
Photojournalism: Adrees Latif
Applied/Fashion/Advertising Photography: Viviane Sassen
Beginning May 20, 2011, the work of Erwitt and Gruber will also be featured in two major exhibitions at ICP.