Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

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

Historic American Panorama of the Moon’s Surface

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, [Panorama of the Moon's Surface with Shadow of Surveyor I], June 2, 1966. Collection International Center of Photography, Museum Purchase, 2014 With the extraordinary news of China’s successful soft landing of a lunar rover on … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela by Jürgen Schadeberg

Jürgen Schadeberg, [Nelson Mandela with Ruth First at the ANC Congress, Bloemfontein, South Africa], December 1951. Collection International Center of Photography; purchased with funds provided by the ICP Acquisitions Committee, 2014 Jürgen Schadeberg, [ANC President JS Moroka, leader of the … Continue reading

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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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