Category Archives: Fans in a Flashbulb

Friendly ghosts, Frightening Fridays

In one week we will all be celebrating Halloween! I was browsing the ICP Collection looking for spirit photographs, but stumbled upon something much more spooky and mysterious:  Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Invalid Girl with Woman and Cloaked Attendant], ca. 1865, 74.2004 … Continue reading

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A German Colossus in America

Wolf von dem Bussche, American Colossus, portfolio “Homage to Max Ernst”, 1969 (551.1982.a) Wolf von dem Bussche, The Messenger, portfolio “Homage to Max Ernst”, 1971 (551.1982.i) Wolf von dem Bussche, Reception Committee, portfolio “From the Peaceable Kingdom”, 1969 (551.1982.d) Wolf von dem … Continue reading

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Masks we wear, Frightening Fridays!

In celebration for everyone’s favorite holiday, for every Friday in October, we will be posting some spooky images from the ICP collection. This week: Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Man Leading Man Wearing a Mask and Holding a Cane], ca. 1875, 2007.52.2 In addition … Continue reading

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Matissesterpieces

Robert Capa, [Henri Matisse with cat curled between his legs, working from his bed, (Cimiez) Nice, France.] August 1949, 3328.1992 Robert Capa, [Henri Matisse in bed working, his black cat at his feet, (Cimiez) Nice, France.] August 1949, 3329.1992 Far … Continue reading

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Discovery of the New World

                              Attributed to Celestino Degoix, [Monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus. The navigator is portrayed in 15th century clothes with the left arm leaning on an anchor. … Continue reading

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Centenary of World War One

Martin Munkacsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ieper, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.713) Martin Munkacsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ieper, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.2450) Martin Munkacsi, [Tourist buses and automobiles outside St. Martin's Cathedral, Ieper, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.709) Martin Munkacsi, [Tour … Continue reading

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New York on the Edge by Charles H. Traub

Charles H. Traub, 12th St. Manhattan, 1988, (437.1991) Charles H. Traub, Plum Beach, Brooklyn, 1989, (444.1991) Charles H. Traub, 42nd St. Manhattan, 1989, (445.1991) Charles H. Traub, Queensbridge Park, New York, 1988, (446.1991) Charles H. Traub, Carl Schunz Park, Manhattan, 1988, (449.1991)

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