Monthly Archives: September 2018

Eugene Richards in the Archive

Eugene Richards, Broken Windshield on Dorchester Street, Dorchester, MA, 1977 (921.2000) Eugene Richards, ICP, October 27, 1982. Eugene Richards, Puerto Rican Bride, Dorchester, MA, 1976 (3412.1992) Eugene Richards, ICP, October 27, 1982. Eugene Richards, U.S. adviser at naval base, La … Continue reading

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“Today is National Voter Registration Day”

Bernie Aumuller, [Deputy Mayor Thomas L.J. Corcoran, with demonstrators, urging all eligible citizens to register to vote, City Hall, New York], October 1946 (2013.115.223) They were met at City Hall by Deputy Mayor Thomas L.J. Corcoran, who read a proclamation … Continue reading

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Lucien Aigner

Lucien Aigner, In the “salle des pas perdues” during the presidential election, Versailles, 1931 (282.1982) Lucien Aigner, Election Scene on the Grand Boulevard, 1930 (283.1982) Lucien Aigner, Ballet Practice at the Grand Opera, Paris, 1934 (340.1982) Lucien Aigner, “Aeroplage” in … Continue reading

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Erich Lessing (1923-2018)

Erich Lessing, Russian tanks roll through the streets of Budapest, 1956 (22.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to burn Communist propaganda, 1956 (32.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to burn Communist propaganda, 1956 (42.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001

The New York Times, “U.S. Attacked: Hijacked Jets Destroy Twin Towers and Hit Pentagon in Day of Terror,” September 12, 2001 (2006.30.63) San Jose Mercury News, “Attack! Trade Towers Fall,” September 11, 2001 (2006.30.370) The Sacramento Bee, “American Attacked, World … Continue reading

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Merce Cunningham

Barbara Morgan, Merce Cunningham – Totem Ancestor, 1942 (545.1986) (Totem Ancestor: Choreography: Merce Cunningham; Music: John Cage; Costumes: Charlotte Trowbridge) Arnold Eagle, Merce Cunningham in Appalachian Spring, Martha Graham Company, 1944 (552.1987) (Appalachian Spring: Choreography: Martha Graham; Music: Aaron Copland; … Continue reading

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John Cage

The large loft on West 18th Street that John Cage shared with Merce Cunningham was a simple, sunny, skylit living-working studio. It was divided into a sleeping area, a working space with a desk right off the kitchen (which was … Continue reading

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