American curator Miles Barth died on April 24 at the age of 64 years. He was one of the first members of the International Center of Photography (ICP). He joined the New York-based institution in 1979 as the Associate Director of Exhibitions. Together with Cornell Capa, founder of the ICP, he established the Department of Archives and Permanent Collections and enriched it with nearly 45,000 prints until his departure in 1998. He then worked for the Alan Siegel collection, the Robin Museum and Artnet.
He was a great connoisseur of photography and had published founding books such as Four Decades of Photojournalism by Irving Haberman or Weegee’s World. Today, The Eye of Photography pays tribute to him .