Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

Research Associate, Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York

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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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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Faith in Chaos

Pep Bonet, Kinny Mattia tries to feel the morning light. “Milton Margai” is the only school for the blind in Sierra Leone. Approx. 85 children, 4 to 18 yrs old, study and live here. In 1998, when RUF-rebels attacked Freetown, … Continue reading

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Magritte with Hat

Duane Michals, Magritte with Hat, 1965 (2012.39.1) “Among my pantheon of myths, Rene Magritte casts the furthest shadow of illumination,” says Duane Michals about meeting the Belgian artist in 1965. “I was 33 and he was 65 when I visited him … Continue reading

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Piet Zwart

Piet Zwart, [Advertisement for a heavy duty paper insulated cable], ca. 1925 (2012.9.1) Piet Zwart, [Advertisement for Concentric Paper insulated, Lead-Covered and Single Wire Armoured Cable], ca. 1925 (2012.9.2) Renowned for his innovative graphic design, Piet Zwart (1885-1977) worked as … Continue reading

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Photography Art Society of Lithuania: Aleksandras Macijauskas

Aleksandras Macijauskas, In the market, 1975 Aleksandras Macijauskas, In the market, 1975 Aleksandras Macijauskas, In the market, 1974 Aleksandras Macijauskas, In the market, 1974 Aleksandras Macijauskas, In the market, 1972 As a staff photographer for the Evening News (Vakarinių naujienų) … Continue reading

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Photography Art Society of Lithuania: Vitas Luckus

Vitas Luckus, Holiday mood, 1980 Vitas Luckus, Anna, 1980 Vitas Luckus, It seems nobody of them to be alive now, 1980 Vitas Luckus, Different water, 1980 Vitas Luckus was born on May 29, 1943 in Kaunas, Lithuania. At the age … Continue reading

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Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Street, New York, 1948

Todd Webb, Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Street, New York, 1948 Spanning seventy-two inches and consisting of eight individual gelatin silver panels, Todd Webb’s view of Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, ICP’s current location, is an enthralling … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Taylor (1932 – 2011)

Philippe Halsman, Elizabeth Taylor, 1948

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