Monthly Archives: August 2013

Peace from Nagasaki

Atom-Bombed Nagasaki, 1945-ca. 1949 (recto) Atom-Bombed Nagasaki, 1945-ca. 1949 (verso)

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The Beach Awaits

August is here, which means there is only a month left of summer. Time to get to the beach! Elliott Erwitt, Waves, Brighton, 1956 (20.1983) Elliott Erwitt, Beach Group, Sylt, West Germany, 1968 (332.1981) Elliott Erwitt, Amagansett, New York, 1969 … Continue reading

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Girl Ascending

Photographer Melissa Ann Pinney (b. 1953) has been exploring the construction of female identity for almost thirty years.  Initially, her photographs focused mainly on adult women.  But after the birth of her daughter Emma, girlhood became the central theme of … Continue reading

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