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Richard Avedon, [Hand and arm in long sleeved blouse in front of black hair], ca. 1968 (2151.2005) Lou Bernstein, Kathie, N.Y. Aquarium, 1977 (94.1992) Lala Deen Dayal, General View of City and Lake, Udaipur, ca. 1880s (125.1980) Martin Munkacsi, [Woman … Continue reading

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The Female Body and the Voyeuristic Male Gaze

Chim (David Seymour), [Bernard Berenson, at the age of 90, looking at sculpture in the Borghese Gallery, Rome, Italy], 1955 (1122.2002) Much of the way we can understand photography of the body must be related to the male gaze. The … Continue reading

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The Photographer’s Eye or the Eye of the Camera?

John Loengard, Cartier-Bresson takes pictures in his Paris apartment, 1987 (239.1987) When we see a photograph of a photographer at work, questions can be raised about the relationship between the photographer, his camera, and the referent. Especially when the eyes … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 18 is International Museum Day

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day (IMD) in 1977 to encourage public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society. Every year, International Museum Day has a theme in order to promote museum … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My Dog

Filling the role of Man’s Best Friend below are some featured pups being embraced, ogled, petted, held, hugged, and loved by their owners. Dogs with style: Chim (David Seymour), [Peggy Guggenheim on the Grand Canal, Venice], 1950 (354.1982) Dogs with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Chim!

Chim, [Woman nursing a baby at a land reform meeting, near Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain], April-May 1936 Chim, [Children playing in front of sunken World War II boat, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France], 1947 Chim, [Crowd listening to a speech by Socialist … Continue reading

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When September Comes…

At the end of summer, the small ones are looking forward to the start the school! Meeting friends, discovering new things, sometimes misbehaving, starting daily activities, and many more things are just around the corner! Classes are starting, but students … Continue reading

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Left Holding the Baby

According to the English saying, if you have been “left holding the baby,” then you’ve been deserted and left with a responsibility that would ideally be shared. It is similar to the American expression, “left holding the bag,” which also … Continue reading

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What’s the Point?

Pointing fingers is rude. W. Eugene Smith, British actor, playwright, and composer, Noel Coward, 1949 In western cultural codes and etiquette, we are taught not to point fingers at people, as it is unacceptable. Quite naturally, being pointed at is … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Malick Sidibé, Mère et Enfants, ca.1975/2003 Chim (David Seymour), [Mother nursing a baby while listening to political speech, near Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain], late April/early May 1936 W. Eugene Smith, [newborn infant being presented to Alice Cooper], from Nurse Midwife, 1951 … Continue reading

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