First museum retrospective devoted to Eugene Richards’s work arrives in his hometown of NYC

The International Center of Photography opened Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time. This exhibition, the first museum retrospective devoted to Richards’s nearly 50-year career, is on view at the ICP Museum (250 Bowery) from September 27, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Composed of over 140 photographs and short films—all created in Richards’s unflinching yet poetic style—the show is organized thematically, rather than by project, offering an in-depth look at the recurring subject matter of his career. Focusing on birth, death, poverty, prejudice, war, and terrorism, Richards illuminates aspects of American society that are more easily, or more comfortably, ignored. The show confronts difficult subjects with an impassioned honesty that can be challenging, lyrical, beautiful, and melancholy. His work is informed

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