Monthly Archives: September 2010

Portrait by Katy Grannan

Katy Grannan, Kamika, near Route 9, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2003, from Sugar Camp Road To find subjects for several series, American portrait photographer Katy Grannan placed ads in local newspapers: “Art Models. Artist/Photographer (female) seeks people for portraits. No experience necessary. … Continue reading

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Water in Sahel by John Vink

John Vink, Djenné, Mali, January 5, 1986 Water well in front of a mosque. John Vink, Burkina Faso, March 23, 1985 Women carrying water on a 25-minute walk through rough terrain from the well to their house. John Vink, T’ln … Continue reading

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In Celebration of the US Open 2010 Finals

Martin Munkacsi, [Delores del Rio with tennis racket], 1936 Martin Munkacsi, [Tennis player Gottfried Freiherr von Cramm with his wife Elisabeth], ca. 1930 Weegee, [Woman with tennis racket at bus stop], ca. 1941 Walter Baker, [Unidentified Man with Tennis Racket], … Continue reading

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September 11 through Jeff Mermelstein’s Eyes

Jeff Mermelstein, Firemen with Tears, from Ground Zero, September 11, 2001 Jeff Mermelstein, Statue, from Ground Zero, September 11, 2001 Jeff Mermelstein, Blinds, from Ground Zero, September 11, 2001 Jeff Mermelstein, Tree and Skeleton of Tower Two, from Ground Zero, … Continue reading

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Jane Fonda in “Barbarella”

Carlo Bavagnoli, [Jane Fonda wearing space-age costume in publicity still for Roger Vadim’s film Barbarella], 1968 Life, March 29, 1968, p. 66: When Jane began her motion picture career, people expected her to become the girl next door just as … Continue reading

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Sonny Rollins is 80!

Herman Leonard, Sonny Rollins, Paris, 1960 (c) Herman Leonard Photography, LLC

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Back to School

Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer, which means it’s time to go back to school and those (dreaded) English, history, math, and science classes.  To get you ready, below are photos concentrating on physics and biology. Berenice Abbott, … Continue reading

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