Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 31, 1941

In broad daylight, in the Bronx, in at least two photos, Weegee artfully captured a crushed and precariously balanced car and a covered corpse. PM published on the Sunday of a Labor Day weekend, one of the photos and called … Continue reading

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“Bright, smart or brilliant, things like that.”

Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), Little Italy, Manhattan (Feast of San Gennaro), 1952 (367.1984) [Joseph Ronga, 106 Mulberry St.] Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 42nd Street (Looking West) and Vanderbilt Avenue, 1953 (369.1984) Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 30th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC (Sunday a.m.), … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Jay Maisel, Bird in Iran, 1984 (251.1991) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. Aquarium, 1985 (89.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. Aquarium, 1972 (99.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. Aquarium, 1975 (100.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Newfy, N.Y. Aquarium, 1977 (97.1992) Douglas Faulkner, Golden-Crested Damselfish, … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Morley Baer (1916–1995), North Cove, Soberanes Point, Sur Coast, California, 1965 (291.1991) Paul Caponigro, Sandstone and Surf, Cape Kiwanda, Oregon, 1959 (66.2001.10) Hiroshi Hamaya (1915-1999), Tojinbo, Japan, 1960 (icp.3981) Hidekazu Iwase, Precious Jewel, 1989 (41.1994) Soichi Kiyooka (1915-1991), Tatsukushi, Kochi, … Continue reading

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Silver Shadows of the Moon

To commemorate of the upcoming (August 21, 2017) total solar eclipse, when “the moon will completely cover the sun,” and the moon’s shadow will be visible to most of the United States, below are five studio portraits that include representations … Continue reading

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Looking Up

Weegee (1899-1968), [Woman looking at Mars through telescope, Times Square, New York], ca. 1943 (3074.1993) Carl Mydans (1906-2004), Kremlin, 1959 (267.2005) NASA, [Panorama of the Moon’s Surface with Shadow of Surveyor 1], June 2, 1966 (2014.26.1) NASA, Earthrise, December 24, … Continue reading

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Tolerance

Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy campaigning in Spokane, Washington], September 6, 1960 (106.2004) “Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.” John F. Kennedy  

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