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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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The Carousel

Florence Henri, Cygne, 1928 Brett Weston, Carousel Horse, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 1937 Weegee, [Injured sailor riding rooster carousel], ca. 1945 Henry Ries, Germany’s future swings in front of Germany’s past, 1946

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The Wall As Photographic Surface

Tina Modotti, Diego Rivera: Festival of the Tractor, ca. 1927 Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Paisaje Inventado, 1972 Manuel Alvarez Bravo (Mexican, 1902-2002) was born in Mexico City on and grew up in the midst of a violent and politically unstable Mexico … Continue reading

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