Monthly Archives: March 2016

Richard Tepe: Another Eggcellent Early Look into Nature

Richard Tepe (1873-1952), Two young brown chicks in their nest, ca. 1910-40 (323.2001) Richard Tepe (1873-1952), [Nest], ca. 1910-40 (320.2001) Richard Tepe (1873-1952), A bullfinch with its young at the nest in a birch, ca. 1910-40, (319.2001) Richard Tepe (1873-1952), … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Weegee (1899-1968), [Sleeping at the movies.], ca. 1943 Weegee (1899-1968), [Sleeping at the movies.], ca. 1943 Weegee (1899-1968), [Sleeping at the movies.], ca. 1943 “Sleep… is where you find it.” Weegee (the unofficial photographer of Sleep Inc.) wrote in the … Continue reading

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“The New Generation Offers a Leader”

Yale Joel, [Candidate for Congress, John F. Kennedy, 29, sitting under campaign poster, next to photos of his parents in a room at the Bellevue Hotel during his campaign for MA-Rep for the 11th district], 1946 (1924.2005) JOHN F. KENNEDY. … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Weegee and Lee

Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Weegee and Sammy: Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery, November 11, 1946 (41.1985) Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery. Men – Editors – Duell Sloan and … Continue reading

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A Strangelove of Pi

Anton Bruehl (1900-1982), [Pie Crust], ca. 1940s (817.2000) Weegee (1899-1968), [Baker with baked goods in City Services Building restaurant, New York], 1945 (14894.1993) “The Building. The sun pushes its way through the dark canyons of Wall Street to alight on … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: “Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before Shooting”

If You Want to Know How Weegee Gets Pictures Like These, See Ralph Steiner’s Story on Next Page Weegee Lives for His Work and Thinks Before Shooting By Ralph Steiner Many people have asked me to write a piece about … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2016

Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard, 1978 (28.1983) Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006). Ruth Bernhard lives in the upstairs flat of a narrow white Victorian house in San Francisco. The staircase runs straight to the top, where both long walls are hung with … Continue reading

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