Art October, 2 2009

Dress Codes at the International Center of Photography

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Opening today, Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video at the International Center of Photography closes the institutions cycle in 2009 year of fashion. The exhibition continues to tackle the year’s theme of fashion and its relation to art and other cultural and social phenomena through photography and video. Dress from the streets to the runway, and all in between, are brought together through the work of a diverse range of artists.

The Triennial is the ICP’s signature exhibition and the only reoccurring U.S. exhibition specializing in international contemporary photography and video.

The International Center of Photography is located at 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York. Dress Codes is on view until January 17, 2010.

Select photographs from Dress Codes after the jump.

Wangechi Mutu, The Ark Collection (Detail), 2006. Courtesy Susanne Vielmetter Projects, LA

Grace Ndiritu, My Blood Self: Artificial Beauty (The Mask), 2006-2007. Courtesy of LUX London.

Pinar Yolacana, Untitled (Maria), 2007. Courtesy of the Artist.