Tag Archives: Charles Pratt

A First Shout-Out: The New, New American Landscape

Ernst Haas, Montana. On Set–Little Big Man Filming, 1969 (3.1976) The American landscape of our memory, and relatively our most recent past, first memorialized in the subtle hues and creamy pastels by the grand painting masters such as Thomas Cole, … Continue reading

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The Joys of Commuting

Lucien Aigner, Last express to the suburbs, Paris, 1934 (277.1982) Gordon Parks, Commuters, New York City, 1946 (152.1983) Dan Weiner, Commuters, Forest Park, Illinois, 1953 (138.1992) Charles Pratt, Hoboken Ferry, 1963 (94.1996) Sebastião Salgado, Churchgate is the terminus station of … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from the Summer Heat

The open fire hydrant is a cultural phenomenon that photographers have been capturing for over seventy years.  From Harlem to Hoboken, these iconic images from the ICP collection illustrate the joy of this popular summer pastime. Charles Pratt, Hoboken, 1963 (87.199) Leonard … Continue reading

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“Ice is water frozen into the solid state”

Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko, Tochigi, March 1974 (14.1994) Charles Pratt, Roxbury, 1965 (16.1996) Paul Caponigro, Ice No. One, Newton Mass., 1960 (66.2001.6)  Aleksandras Macijauskas, Beginning, 1984 (1144.1986)

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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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Political Graffiti: A Brief History in Images

Robert Capa, [Anarchist graffiti, Santa Eulalia, Aragón front, Spain], 1936 (623.1992) Dan Weiner, [Graffiti protesting the government's removal and resettlement of Africans to reserves, Sophiatown, South Africa], 1954 (752.1974) Charles Pratt, Edge of City, 1960 (65.1996) Susan Meiselas, Wall graffiti on Somoza supporter’s … Continue reading

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