Monthly Archives: December 2009

Strikes

Vu, August 13, 1930 Over 100,000 textile and steel workers clashed with police in the Nord region of France in August 1930. David Seymour (Chim), Striking workers at a Renault factory, France, 1936 Members of a militant theatrical group, Mars, … Continue reading

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Girls in Swamps

Martin Munkácsi, [Woman sitting on tree stump, Cypress Gardens, South Carolina], 1937 Martin Munkácsi, [Woman sitting on tree stump, Cypress Gardens, South Carolina], 1937 Munkácsi Martin, [Woman sitting on tree stump, Cypress Gardens, South Carolina], 1937 Martin Munkácsi, [Women sitting … Continue reading

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Hot

This decade is the warmest on record… New York World Pictures, “”Too many automobiles for New York’s crowded streets,” January 16, 1916 Captions: West Forty-second Street from Sixth Avenue – Hardly Room to Move. Photo by Curtis West Forty-second Street … Continue reading

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Purchase a Piece of Paris

Eugène Atget, Hotel Cemiseau – rue Saint Louis-en-I’Ile, 1906 Eugène Atget, Foile Thoinard, 9 Coq Heron, 1909–10 Eugène Atget, Ancien Hotel dit Sartine, 21 Rue du Cherche-Midi, 1906 Eugène Atget, Escalier, 4 Rue de Fourcy, 1910–11 Eugène Atget, Escalier, Conseil … Continue reading

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Happy Hanukkah!

Weegee, [Menorah and cake], ca. 1946

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Ice Queen

David Seidner, Reflection, 1994 David Seidner, Charlotte Flossaut/Romeo Gigli, 1991 David Seidner, Francine Howell/Victor Edelstein, 1987

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John F. Kennedy Scrapbook

Unidentified artist, [John F. Kennedy Scrapbook], ca. 1968 Befitting its subject (Jack and Jackie) this handsome and rather large (16.5″ x 18.5″ x 2.5″ and about 200 pages) album is full of meticulously and artistically arranged images from media (magazines … Continue reading

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