Tag Archives: Bill Wood

Love Is in the Air

Dyke Action Machine, Gosh, We Always Knew Lesbian Families Rule, 1992 (1193.2000) John Loengard, Florette and Jacques-Henri Lartigue, 1981 (189.1987) Bill Wood, 50th Anniversary, 1956 (2010.14.183) Unidentified Photographer, [Groom and Bride], ca. 1920s (736.1990) Alfred Eisenstaedt, Lunch hour at river … Continue reading

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The Aestheticization of Violence and the Aestheticization of Banality

A modern method of destruction (total obliteration) for a modern way of life! Nations are built on violence. The United States of American gained hegemony after the Second World War was ended through the use of two nuclear weapons in … Continue reading

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Every Girl Should Feel Like a Queen

May 24 is International Tiara Day. Bill Wood, Billye Wood, 1964 (2010.14.96) Toni Frissell, [Lady Churchill kissing granddaughter Emma on Queen Elizabeth II's coronation day], June 2, 1953 (14.1979) Simon Nathan, Mrs. George Washington Kavanaugh, never seen at an opening … Continue reading

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About Cleaning

William Henry Fox Talbot published The Pencil of Nature in 1844. This book, the first photographically illustrated publication that was commercialized, contained twenty-four calotypes. A short text, describing the picture and its photographic process, accompanied each plate. The Open Door … Continue reading

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Old, Small, and “Fat” Televisions Are Dying out!

Bill Wood, [Television cabinet with record player], 1966 (2010.14.17) Bruce Davidson, The New Jersey Meadows, 1965 (190.1975) Micha Bar-Am, Hotel Alexander, Beirut, 1982 (234.2002) Bernard Plossu, Pie de la cuesta, 1981 (238.1995) Hiroh Kikai, A man watching the horse races … Continue reading

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Postmortem Photography

Unidentified Photographer, [Postmortem Unidentified Woman], ca. 1865 (2008.81.72) Unidentified Photographer, [Postmortem Unidentified Triplets], ca. 1875 (2008.81.51) Unidentified Photographer, [Postmortem Unidentified Girl], ca. 1940 (879.1990) Bill Wood, [Postmortem child], 1950s (printed 2008) (2010.14.28) Bill Wood, [Postmortem woman], 1950s (printed 2008) (2010.14.154) … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Bill Wood, [Santa Claus waving from a boat], 1950s (2010.14.59) Weegee, Miracle on Hollywood Blvd., ca. 1950 (18957.1993) Peter Garfield, Untitled (Christmas Tree), 1996-98 (17.2005) Charles Pratt, N.Y.C., 1962 (72.1996)

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