Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

Assistant Curator, Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York

The King of Indiscretion?

Erich Salomon, Carnaval de Munich, 1925 (411.1983) Erich Salomon, Queen Wilhelmina, Princess Juliana and Prince Bernard, Amsterdam, 1938 (409.1983) Erich Salomon, Dutch Deputies looking at Erich Salomon’s book “Famous Contemporaries During Unguarded Moments,” The Hague, 1935 (133.1986) Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung, … Continue reading

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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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