Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fold

Richard Avedon, [Hand and arm in long sleeved blouse in front of black hair], ca. 1968 (2151.2005) Lou Bernstein, Kathie, N.Y. Aquarium, 1977 (94.1992) Lala Deen Dayal, General View of City and Lake, Udaipur, ca. 1880s (125.1980) Martin Munkacsi, [Woman … Continue reading

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Soichi Kiyooka’s Nikko, Tochigi

Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko, Tochigi, January 1971 (19.1994) The photograph was taken at Nikko, Tochigi, a Japanese tourist town. In the photograph we see what could be called an iceberg, or maybe it is just a rock in the water that … Continue reading

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Sheng Qi

Sheng Qi, Memories (Mother), 2000 (9.2004) The photograph is part of Hand series (2005) by Chinese photographer Sheng Qi. In 1989, in protest of the massacre at Tiananmen Square, he cut off his left pinkie finger, which he buried it … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Stephen Shore, Presidio, Texas, February 21, 1975 (2007.30.2) Lewis Baltz, Park City, interior, I, 1979 (863.1986) William Christenberry, The Bar-B-Q Inn, Greensboro, Alabama, 1977 (2010.23.2) William Eggleston, Memphis, ca. 1972 (226.2003) Lee Friedlander, Kansas City, 1965 (644.1984) The road trip … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day

Unidentified Photographer, [John F. Kennedy taking presidential oath of office under Earl Warren, Washington, DC], January 20, 1961 (2012.95.14) As the month of February marches on and continues to pile on the snow, many of us look forward to Presidents’ … Continue reading

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Leaders in the American Civil Rights Movement: SCLC

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s advocacy and implementation of boycotts and non-violent protests characterized the American civil rights movement. Having played a significant role in the organization of the March on Washington, the Selma Voting Rights Campaign and the March … Continue reading

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Love Is in the Air

Dyke Action Machine, Gosh, We Always Knew Lesbian Families Rule, 1992 (1193.2000) John Loengard, Florette and Jacques-Henri Lartigue, 1981 (189.1987) Bill Wood, 50th Anniversary, 1956 (2010.14.183) Unidentified Photographer, [Groom and Bride], ca. 1920s (736.1990) Alfred Eisenstaedt, Lunch hour at river … Continue reading

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