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City as a Canvas

Ernst Haas, Graffiti, May 1974, (145.1976) Joseph Rodriquez, Cindy, Spanish Harlem, 1988, (41.2002) Charles H. Traub, Canarise, Brooklyn, 1988, (452.1991) New York City has endured a rich history with graffiti as both a symbol of the city’s struggle with crime and poverty as well … Continue reading

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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 Cowboy

America’s fascination with the cowboy dates back to the 1850s, when the West was expanding and the demand for beef was rising. “Cowboy” quickly became an iconic term and was glamorized and romanticized by the tradition of Wild West shows, … Continue reading

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Happy Centennial, Grand Central!

Grand Central Station, despite all the opposition it received from its owner, The Penn Central Railroad, is and will remain a landmark in New York. Larry Silver, Grand Central Station, New York, 1952 (50.1984) Beautifully conceived by William J. Wilgus … Continue reading

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Using Central Park

Over the years Central Park has been used for many purposes: Bruce Davidson, Central Park, New York City, 1960 (2011.2005) Ernst Haas, Who has the floor? (Central Park), 1972 (79.1976) Tod Papageorge, Alice in Wonderland, 1978 (886.2000) W. Eugene Smith, Central … Continue reading

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On the Set of The Misfits with Ernst Haas

Ernst Haas, Stuntman with mustang on the set of The Misfits, 1960 (52.1976) Ernst Haas, Stuntman with mustang on the set of The Misfits, 1960 (54.1976) Ernst Haas, Mustang on the set of The Misfits, 1960 (55.1976) Ernst Haas, Mustang … Continue reading

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It Might As Well Be Spring

Ernst Haas, Central Park, Spring, 1970 Cornell Capa, [Spring in Hyde Park, London], 1951

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Happy Pi Day!

Today is the 14th of March, alternatively March 14 or even 3/14. Not unnaturally, today is also Pi Day. Celebrated by mathematicians all over the world in honor of the number Pi (or π), the ratio of a circle’s circumference … Continue reading

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Ernst Hass’s Flowers Portfolio

Ernst Haas, Tulips, Japan, 1980 Ernst Haas, Irises, Japan, 1980 Ernst Haas, Pansies, Colorado, 1983 Ernst Haas, Cosmos, California, 1981 Ernst Haas, Irises, Japan, 1984 Ernst Haas was born in Vienna in 1921 and studied photography at the Graphische Lehr … Continue reading

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Time to Blossom!!!

Ernst Haas, Gloxinias, Munich, 1980 Wu Yinxian, Flowers, Beijing, 1975 Jeannette Klute, Foam Flower, ca. 1950 Ernst Haas, Calla Lilies, New York, 1982

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