Tag Archives: Dan Weiner

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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The King’s Speech

Today we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a Baptist minister, King found the strength of words and his ability to captivate, motivate, and enlighten his audiences. Whether in the speeches he delivered . . . Dan Weiner, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Dan Weiner, New Year’s Eve, Times Square, New York City, 1951 (979.1974) Leon Levinstein, Times Square, New York City, New Year’s Night, 1970 (2011.53.43)

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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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Apartheid in South Africa

Margaret Bourke-White, [Man standing next to statue with chalked protest message outside city hall, Johannesburg], 1950 (1711.2005) Margaret Bourke-White, [Carpenter Phillip Mbhele wearing “We don’t want passes” tag speaking against the Afrikaner’s pass system that requires all native South Africans … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Larry Fink, New Year’s Eve Party, American Legion, Bangor, Pa., 1979 Weegee, [New Year's Eve, Times Square, New York], ca. 1945 Dan Weiner, New Year’s Eve, Times Square, 1951

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Extraordinarily good and happy…

Vu, January 1, 1930 Cronica, January 1936 Cronica, January 1936 Weegee, “Shorty the Bowery Cherub, New Year’s Eve at Sammy’s Bar,” 1943 Dan Weiner, New Years Eve, Times Square, 1951 Happy New Year from Fansinaflashbulb!

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Earthday 2010

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman Sitting on Fallen Tree in Forest], ca. 1909 Dan Weiner, Sunbathers, Czechoslovakia, 1957 Laura McPhee, Banyan Tree and 16th Century Terracotta Temple, Attpur, West Bengal, India, 1988 Eugène Atget, Trianon, 1910-14 Alfred Eisenstaedt, Giant oak tree … Continue reading

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New York City Nightspots

Weegee, Billie Dauscha (left) and Mabel Sidney (right), Bowery Entertainers, December 4, 1944 Dan Weiner, El Morocco New York City, 1955 Tod Papageorge, Studio 54 with Balloon, 1978

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The Annual Feast of San Gennaro

Alfred Gescheidt, Little Italy, Manhattan, (Feast of San Gennaro), 1952 Dan Weiner, San Gennaro Festival, 1952 Lee Sievan, San Gennaro lights, 1940s Weegee, Murder at the Feast of San Gennaro, September 22, 1939 Weegee, “‘Fiesta’ turns into tragedy, body of … Continue reading

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