Monthly Archives: April 2011

“… he plays records and eats ice cream…”

Gordon Parks, “Retreat is found beneath the city in an underground room. Here, surrounded by lights, he plays records and eats ice cream and sloe gin as he broods over his invisibility. To take this symbolic picture, Parks built a … Continue reading

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Time to Blossom!!!

Ernst Haas, Gloxinias, Munich, 1980 Wu Yinxian, Flowers, Beijing, 1975 Jeannette Klute, Foam Flower, ca. 1950 Ernst Haas, Calla Lilies, New York, 1982

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Miroslav Tichy (1926-2011)

Miroslav Tichy, Untitled, n.d. Czech photographer Miroslav Tichy, subject of an ICP exhibition and book last year, died yesterday, April 12, at age 85.

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Warm and glossy sky-blue glaze…

It was a visit to the “Ju Ware from the Northern Sung Dynasty” exhibition, (and the Painting and Calligraphy of the Northern Sung, and Sung Dynasty Rare Books exhibitions), at the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan, in 2006, that … Continue reading

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Brian Lanker’s Legacy

Brian Lanker, a noted photojournalist, editorial and advertising photographer who recently passed away at age 63 after a battle with cancer, had many career milestones to be proud of. One of the most outstanding was his Pulitzer-prize for the photo … Continue reading

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The Weegee Suitcase

Suitcases (and trunks) have played an important role in the life and work of Weegee. For Usher H. Fellig, (born 1899) who immigrated from Lemberg, Austria (now Lviv, Ukraine), with his mother and three siblings, and arrived in New York … Continue reading

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