Monthly Archives: October 2012

On the Set of The Misfits with Ernst Haas

Ernst Haas, Stuntman with mustang on the set of The Misfits, 1960 (52.1976) Ernst Haas, Stuntman with mustang on the set of The Misfits, 1960 (54.1976) Ernst Haas, Mustang on the set of The Misfits, 1960 (55.1976) Ernst Haas, Mustang … Continue reading

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Old-School Manipulated Photographs

Unidentified Photographer, [Man shaking his own hand at Jack's Saloon], 1930-50 Unidentified Photographer, [Decapitated Man with Head on a Platter], ca. 1865 (2008.81.15) Yves Klein and Harry Shunk (photographer), Dimanche, November 27, 1960 Weegee, “I Dreamt I Lost My Maiden … Continue reading

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Russell Means, 1939-2012

James Cook, [Dennis Banks, Russell Means, and Clyde Bellecourt during the Siege at Wounded Knee, South Dakota], March 1973 (2010.35.2) Russell Means–political activist, co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM), and actor–has died. Born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in … Continue reading

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The Artist and His Dog

Anatol Josepho, [Self-portrait of Anatol Josepho with terrier], 1928-30 Invented by Anatol Josepho, the photobooth (or Photomaton) was first installed in 1926 at 1659 Broadway on the west side of Times Square. It was an instant success and people, lining … Continue reading

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Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ

Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, [Raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin], 1945 Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, Self Portrait, Berlin, 1945 (2007.93.32) Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, General view of destroyed Nuremberg, 1945 (2008.109.12) Evgeniĭ Khaldeĭ, [Victory in Bulgaria], ca. 1944 (1059.1986) Mostly known in the Western … Continue reading

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Focus on Fashion: Coats

David Seidner, [Yves Saint Laurent], 1983 (2007.63.7) Louise Dahl-Wolf, Natalie in Grès coat, Kairouan, 1950 (82.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt, A New York vacationer in Miami Beach, 1940 (331.1989) Martin Munkacsi, [Woman wearing Jaeger travel coat on wing of airplane], 1939 (2007.110.2267)

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Life Is Mishaps and Poetry, Perhaps . . . One of the Best Minds of His Generation, Carl Solomon

Mellon Tytell, Allen Ginsberg’s farm, 1973 (L to R) Carl Solomon, surrealist, essayist, and editor who published William Burroughs’ Junky; Allen Ginsberg; Peter Orlovsky, poet and Ginsberg’s companion; John Tytell, historian of the Beat Generation and author of Naked Angels. … Continue reading

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