Monthly Archives: November 2018

Annegret Soltau

Annegret Soltau, Self, #9, 1975-76 (2018.13.1) Annegret Soltau is a German visual artist who gained recognition in the mid-1970s with her performances and stitched portraits. In Permanente Demonstration Soltau set up series of performances where she would wrap the faces of … Continue reading

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“Intermission”

Weegee, “Intermission,” November 25, 1941 (1060.1993) “Intermission” I made this at the opening of the Met Opera Season. . . I wanted to get something different than the usual Society celebrities. . . noting a lot of men in military … Continue reading

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“Weegee Covers Society”

Weegee, [Opening night of the Metropolitan Opera, New York], December 2, 1940 (3056.1993) PM, December 3, 1940, p. 1 The Opera Opened Last Night. Weegee made this picture. He tells how on Page 2. Other pictures, Pages 19-21. PM, December … Continue reading

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Soldiers, Veterans Day, 2018

Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1910-30 (1077.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1918-1936 (1075.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1910-1930 (959.1990) Hornung’s Studio, [Soldier, Burlington, Iowa], 1910-30 (1089.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1904-1918 (958.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [H. S. Williams, France], ca. 1917-20 (1081.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Four soldiers, … Continue reading

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Seeing and Remembering World War One

Martin Munkácsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.713) Martin Munkácsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.2450) Martin Munkácsi, [Tourist buses and automobiles outside St. Martin’s Cathedral, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.709) Martin Munkácsi, [Tour … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years After the End of World War One

Unidentified Photographer, [Madame Cagnet and child standing next to grave of a Lieutenant Roosevelt, France], 1918 (2010.83.15) The grave of Lt. Quentin Roosevelt near Seringes [Seringes-et-Nesle.]. Madame Cagnet has assumed the duty of caring for the grave. Quentin Roosevelt (1897-1918) … Continue reading

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VOTE

Charles Moore, [Voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama], 1965 (176.1991) Matt Herron, “Vote” Marcher, Selma to Montgomery, March 1965 (2008.56.1) Silence = Death Project, Silence = Death: Vote, 1988 (1251.2000) Today is election day. Vote like your life … Continue reading

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