Monthly Archives: June 2018

summer summer

Lou Bernstein, Coney Island, 1951 (78.1992) Unidentified Photographer, [Two unidentified girls, one eating watermelon, the other disrobing], ca. 1960 (2012.24.1) The rich history of snapshot photography has yet to be written. But when that text is transcribed it will finally … Continue reading

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The sun

Cynthia Farnell, Steeple, Horry County, South Carolina, 2010 (2010.76.2) Weegee, [Empire State Building, New York], ca. 1955 (3378.1993) Weegee, Statue of Liberty, ca. 1961 (5916.1993) Charles H. Traub, Queensbridge Park, New York, 1988 (446.1991) Wu Yinxian, Afterglow, Guangxi, 1965 (167.1988) … Continue reading

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Summer solstice

Wu Yinxian, Fisherman’s evening song, Guangxi, 1982 (177.1988) Harold Feinstein, Twin Delaware Sun, New Hope, Pa., 1963 (592.1982) Vitaly Butyrin, Young World, 1983 (1092.1986) Vitaly Butyrin, Requiem in Memoriam of V.S., 1983 (1089.1986) Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko, Tochigi, 1974 (21.1994) Paul … Continue reading

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Summer School

Two Summer Sessions of the School of Design in Chicago L. Moholy-Nagy, Director 247-257 East Ontario St. Summer Sessions June 22- August 1 Aims: The School of Design in Chicago is a non-profit corporation for the training of creative workers … Continue reading

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Clemens Kalischer (1921-2018)

Clemens Kalischer, [Male arrives from Europe at New York pier, greeted by woman], 1948 (2011.31.2) In 1947 and 1948, still in his 20s, Mr. Kalischer managed to embed himself with refugees uprooted by World War II as they arrived in … Continue reading

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Fathers and children… mostly at Coney Island

Lou Bernstein, Father and child, Coney Island, 1943 (84.1992) Harold Feinstein, Father and daughter on beach, Coney Island, 1950 (568.1982) Sidney Kerner, Father and son, Coney Island, 1937 (150.2003) Harold Feinstein, Boy on father’s shoulders, Coney Island, 1948 (556.1982) Dennis … Continue reading

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Four by Freund: James Joyce in Paris, 1938

Gisele Freund, Joyce is often found here in the famous little bookshop of Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company. Here we see him having a chat with Sylvia Beach, who published [on February 2, 1922] the first edition of Ulysses in … Continue reading

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