Tag Archives: Artists’ Poster Committee

Propaganda

Propaganda can serve multiple means. It can help advance a progressive cause, it can challenge our own beliefs and assumptions or reinforce stereotypes. Photography is a very malleable tool, which, often combined with words, can serve such aims effectively. Barbara … Continue reading

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A Palpable Transfer

A Palpable Transfer positions memory as an event that is first experienced, and eventually transferable. Memory is often explored in contexts of nostalgia, validity, deterioration. The selected photographs work with memory in relation to palpability, which is the access point … Continue reading

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Timeless (Cheap Imitation)

Weegee, It’s six o’clock in the morning on the electric clock on top of the Consolidated Edison Company building on Fourteenth Street… I think they have the clock up there to remind the customers to pay their bills, ca. 1945 … Continue reading

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John Lennon, October 9, 1940–December 8, 1980

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, War is Over!, 1969–70 John Lennon, Fit to Die, 1969–70 Richard Avedon, [John Lennon, Eyes of the Beatles, Vogue], ca. 1967 Vik Muniz, Memory Rendering of John Lennon in Manhattan, 1995 Weegee, One of the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Alfred Eisenstaedt, Card players who have given up smoking as a New Year’s resolution, Berlin, 1931 Sharon Avery, Make a New Year’s Revolution, Kids!, ca. 1970

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Che Guevara, died October 9, 1967

Unidentified Photographer, [Body of Che Guevara], October 10, 1967 The typed caption on the print reads: Body said to be Guevara’s–This is a close-up of the body displayed by Bolivian army officers today at Vallegrande and said to be that … Continue reading

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Robert Strange McNamara (1916-2009)

Weegee, Defense Secretary, Robert McNamara, ca. 1966 Larry Burrows (1926-1971), At First-Aid Center During Operation Prairie, 1966 Artists’ Poster Committee, And Babies?, 1969

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