Monthly Archives: November 2014

Studio Visit: Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera – Part 2 – Interior

Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, Mexico City, 1934 (2007.110.209) Martin Munkacsi, [Diego Rivera’s studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.224) Martin Munkacsi, [Diego Rivera’s studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.220) Martin Munkacsi, [Interior of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo’s studio-house, Mexico … Continue reading

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November 12, 1989

25 years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee published a formal proposal for the World Wide Web.  While his idea of linking information together, creating a web of hypertext information (WorldWideWeb, W3, etc.) I doubt Mr. Berners-Lee could ever have predicted the image macros … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2014

Irving Haberman, [Veteran Frank Raft selling poppies, New York], 1941 (2013.6.6) Ernst Haas, Poppies, New York, 1984 (2008.29.7) Lisa Larsen, A ready purse, which he reveals as he peels off a bill to buy a poppy from a Veteran’s of … Continue reading

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Abstraction of the Berlin Wall

Henry Ries, Brandenburg Gate, September 1989 (1.1991) Born in Berlin Henry Ries emigrated to the United States in 1937 to avoid persecution from the Nazi’s, but was sent back because of his lack of immigration papers. Ries finally made it … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera – Part 1 – The exterior

Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.212) Martin Munkacsi, [Exterior of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s house-studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.227) Martin Munkacsi, [Exterior of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s house-studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.229) Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo … Continue reading

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Robert Mapplethorpe: November 4, 1946

Today would have been Robert Mapplethorpe’s 68th birthday. I have been reading Patti Smith’s book Just Kids, and her words make you fall in love with New York City and Robert and his dedication to his art. Robert dedicated his … Continue reading

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Walker Evans: November 3, 1903

Jerry L. Thompson, Walker Evans, October, 1974 (44.2004) Walker Evans, Shoeshine Sign in Southern Town, 1936 (50.1981.e) Walker Evans, [Dockworker with Shovel and Bottle, Havana], 1933 (130.1981) Walker Evans, Stamped Tin Relic, New York City, 1933 (50.1981.l)  

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