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Propaganda

Propaganda can serve multiple means. It can help advance a progressive cause, it can challenge our own beliefs and assumptions or reinforce stereotypes. Photography is a very malleable tool, which, often combined with words, can serve such aims effectively. Barbara … Continue reading

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Parachutes and Pessimists

Martin Munkacsi, [Student pilots with parachutes, Schleissieim flying school, near Munich], 1928 (2009.6.9) USSR in Construction, August 1935 (2012.13.22) Vu, August 11, 1937 (2011.7.180) Front 7, 1943 (2006.6.4) Robert Capa, [American paratroopers spearheading the Allied invasion of Germany, near Wesel, … Continue reading

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Vive le printemps

Vu, March 13, 1929 Regards, March 31, 1938 Voila, May 23, 1936

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Tour de France

Voila, July 7, 1934 Robert Capa, [Tour de France bicycle race, France], July 1939 Vu, July 30, 1930 Robert Capa, [Watching the Tour de France in front of the bicycle shop owned by Pierre Cloarec, one of the cyclists in … Continue reading

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Japanese Propaganda: Front (1941-45)

Front, nos. 1 & 2 (Spanish) Front, 1942, nos. 3 & 4 (English) Front, 1943, nos. 5 and 6 (English) Front, 1943, no. 7 (Japanese) Published under the auspices of the Eastern Way Company or Toho-sha, Front was created by … Continue reading

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The Irascibles

Nina Leen, The Irascibles, 1950 Nina Leen, The Irascibles. From left, rear, they are: Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Ad Reinhardt, Hedda Sterne; (next row) Richard Pousette-Dart, William Baziotes, Jimmy Ernst (with bow tie), Jackson Pollock (in striped jacket), James … Continue reading

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Manchuria-Graph

Manchuria-Graph, January 1937 Known in its earliest incarnations as Pictorial Manchuria (1933) and Manchuria Pictorial (1934),  Manchuria-Graph (1935–44) was published under the auspices of the public relations department of the South Manchuria Railway Company. The company, which maintained all of … Continue reading

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