Monthly Archives: December 2010

The New Year Brings Hope…

Weegee, “Tavern of ground floor of burning building at 80 Greenwich St. is shelter for firemen overcome by smoke New Year’s Eve. Customers also had a hot time,” 1945 Weegee, “For a Happier 1945… To her and to millions… the … Continue reading

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MEOW! Artists and Their Cats…

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Saul Steinberg, 1946 Robert Capa, [Henri Matisse in bed working, his black cat at his feet, (Cimiez) Nice, France], 1949 Alfred Eisenstaedt, Life photographer Margaret Bourke-White with kitten, Darien, Connecticut, 1944

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Fashion a la mode

This past weekend I visited the National Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan. Some photographs of a project by Terrance Houle called Urban Indian Series are currently on view, as part of a larger exhibit, HIDE: Skin as … Continue reading

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Seeing isn’t believing—Believing IS seeing.

Jim Pomeroy, Stereo Views [self portrait], 1988 Jim Pomeroy, Stereo Views, View Master, 1988 Jim Pomeroy, Stereo Views “From Artpark 1987…”, reel 2, 1988 Jim Pomeroy, Ancient Wisdom, 1988 Jim Pomeroy, Stereo Views, 1988. Published by Light Work. Reading “Reading … Continue reading

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River Baptisms

In January, ICP will be presenting a small selection of postcards of river baptisms, drawn from a treasure trove of over 200 images, which was donated by collectors Janna Rosenkranz and Jim Linderman in 2007. Since there’s not enough room … Continue reading

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John Lennon, October 9, 1940–December 8, 1980

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, War is Over!, 1969–70 John Lennon, Fit to Die, 1969–70 Richard Avedon, [John Lennon, Eyes of the Beatles, Vogue], ca. 1967 Vik Muniz, Memory Rendering of John Lennon in Manhattan, 1995 Weegee, One of the … Continue reading

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For Talking Pictures…

Ralph Steiner, [One Talking Picture] Ralph Steiner, [Steiner's Meat Market, Merry Xmas] Ralph Steiner, [This Year Ride a Bicycle to 152 East 62nd St. for Photographs by Ralph Steiner] Ralph Steiner, [How Big Can Small Be?] “Eventually I discovered for … Continue reading

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