Monthly Archives: July 2018

Berenice Abbott

Barbara Morgan, Berenice Abbott with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Lee Sievan, Portrait of Bernice Abbott, Woodstock, N.Y., 1951 (26.1986) Margaretta Mitchell, Berenice Abbott, 1977 (27.1983) Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Four portraits of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), born 120 … Continue reading

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“Fêtes de la Nation Française”

Voila, Fêtes de la Nation Française, July 18, 1936 (2007.71.17) Regards, photo by Chim, Henri Barbusse: le 14 Juillet de l’an dernier, July 9, 1936 (2010.51.1) Robert Capa, [Bastille Day parade float featuring the Soviet writer Maxim Gorky, who was … Continue reading

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Remembrances of Exhibitions at the George Eastman Museum

Édouard-Denis Baldus, [Exhibition poster for Acquisitions 1973-1980, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York], 1981 (2011.68.111) Julia Leicester, [Exhibition poster for Composite History: 1850-1935, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York], 1978-79 (2011.68.216) Félix Bonfils, [Exhibition poster for Remembrances of the Near … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo

Martin Munkácsi, [Frida Kahlo, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.212) Imogen Cunningham, Frida Kahlo, 1931 (2010.22.1) A pair of portraits of Frida Kahlo, who was born in 1907, 111 years ago today.

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Americana Fantastica

View: Americana Fantastica, January 4, 1943, (2006.53.1) To commemorate American Independence Day, we present several images and a GIF of this spectacular, sublime, surreal issue of View magazine, Americana Fantastica, with art by Joseph Cornell, Helen Levitt George Platt Lynes, … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl with American Flag], ca. 1885 (2007.54.16) Louis Faurer, Silent Salesman, Philadelphia, ca. 1937 (2013.99.53) Michael O’Brien, For a portrait, Caesar LaMonica, an 80 year old songwriter and musician, proudly displayed the medals he’s recieved during his … Continue reading

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