Monthly Archives: April 2019

“A Gentleman of Venice”

A Gentleman of Venice There are a thousand pigeons on the Piazza San Marco. One is called Arturo. “I was introduced to Arturo,” says cameraman DAVID SEYMOUR, “by a white-haired woman who sells corn for the pigeons. She was telling … Continue reading

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Happy Earth DAY

Arthur Rothstein, Elephants, Kenya, 1970 (216.1989) John Pfahl, Moose and Arrow, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 1977 (427.1984) Robert Rauschenberg, [Two alligators with palm frond shadows], 1979 (63.1999) Per Bak Jensen, [Untitled], ca. 1981 (388.1982) Charles Pratt, Maine, 1967 (111.1996) … Continue reading

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Happy EARTH Day

Marilyn Bridges, Pathway Into Infinity, Nazca, Peru, 1979(448.1983) Ernst Haas, Monument Valley, along Colorado River (The Creation), 1971 (38.1976) Soichi Kiyooka, Tatsukushi, Kochi, November 1973 (9.1994) Russell Munson, Colorado dune, 1982 (311.1983) Brett Weston, Rock Formation, ca. 1965 (2012.119.59) Hidekazu … Continue reading

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HAPPY Earth Day

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), Earth Day, 1970 (822.2002) Wu Yinxian, Two Parrots, 1985 (185.1988) Richard Tepe, Two newly-born white birds facing frontward, ca. 1910 – 1940 (323.2001) Harold Edgerton, Hummingbird (71.1987) Masaaki Miyazawa, [Bird], ca. 1983 (77.1985) David Wartersun, Pelicans, ca. … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Edwin Rosskam, “Boy dressed up for Easter parade, Chicago”, April 1941, (108.2003) Russell Lee, “In front of the Pilgrim Baptist church on Easter Sunday, Chicago”, April 1941, (103.2003) Baptists were by far the South Side’s largest denomination. The photographers visited … Continue reading

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“Joy of Living”

You Couldn’t Be Cuter, by Ruby Newman And His Orchestra; Ray Morton; Jerome Kern; Dorothy Fields, 1938 Weegee, [Police and bystanders with body of Stanley Sandler, a passenger in an automobile that crashed into a Third Avenue El pillar and … Continue reading

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Merce Cunningham Centennial

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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