Tag Archives: Jill Freedman

Sleep to Dream

“We are such stuff                                                                         … Continue reading

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From Whence The Clouds They Came

Frank Wendt, Jump from the Clouds with the Aid of a Parachute, 1899 (2011.47.123) Robert Capa, [Student makes first jump from 300m, Parachute School, Paris], Fall 1935 (197.1992) Robert Capa, [French air force parachute school at Avignon-Pujaut], 1939 (2010.85.570) Martin … Continue reading

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Bermuda Race June 20th, 2014

Every two years in mid June sailors descend upon Rhode Island to enter a race that will have them travel 635 nautical miles to the finish line on the island of Bermuda. The Bermuda Race, as it is called, was … Continue reading

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Making a Funny Face

Jill Freedman, Goofy Kids, Dublin, 1984 (33.1988) Weegee, [Women with children making silly faces],  ca. 1950 (2139.1993) Hans-Jurgen Burkard, Ulon Uda, Siberia, 1989 (137.2003) Studies have shown that smiling can make you feel happier and less stressed. Try it!

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It’s Sheep We’re up Against

In honor of the twenty-eighth anniversary of the release of the Housemartins’ second single, “Sheep,” here’s a selection of images of these unquestioning and agreeable animals. Chris Buck, Dolly, 1997 (430.2003) Andrew Savulich,  Man Putting Sheep into Taxi, 1986 (377.1994) … Continue reading

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Ireland: A Love Poem

When photographer Jill Freedman visited Ireland in the 1960s, she found the traditional music enchanting. Returning in 1973, she began documenting life in the Irish countryside, focusing on singular moments that tell a story. She said, “I think of my … Continue reading

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