Monthly Archives: December 2019

Happy New Year!

New Year’s Celebration VU, December 28, 1932 (2009.61.34) Bonne Année! Noël… Jour de l’an… la semaine des main tendues… des vœux… des étrennes… des cadeaux… Tous vous la souhaitent bonne et heuresuse. Photo Universal MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Weegee, … Continue reading

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Weegee Covers Christmas in New York…

PM, December 26, 1940 Weegee Covers Christmas in New York… In Pictures and Words by Weegee Early Christmas Eve I received a phone call from Wesley Price, one of PM’s picture editors. Price told me he wanted a good holiday … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Xmas, “Little Willie” Littlefield, 1949 Malick Sidibé, Nuit de Noël, 1962 (22.2004) Santa Claus Blues, Clarence Williams’ Trio; Charley Straight; Gus Kahn, 1925 VU, photo by André Kertész, December 23, 1931, (2011.7.64) Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby, Amos Milburn … Continue reading

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Color of the Year: Classic Cyanotype

Helen Gale, Snapshots by Helen Gale, 1904-1906 (2009.32.13) Unidentified photographer, [Unidentified woman sitting on fallen tree in forest], ca. 1909 (1993.1.9) Unidentified photographer, Feeding the Squirrels, ca. 1908 (1993.1.2) Announcing the Color of the Year 2020: Classic Cyanotype. A timeless, … Continue reading

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“An Affirmation of Life” 1945-46

W. Eugene Smith, Marine Demolition Team Blasting Out a Cave on Hill 382, Iwo Jima, March 1945 (2008.55.9) Life’s Cover The scene of demolition on Iwo Jima symbolizes the saga of battle that in years to come will take on … Continue reading

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“Hospital on Leyte,” November 1944

W. Eugene Smith, A Hospital in a Philippine Cathedral (Island of Leyte), 1944 (2008.55.3) In their church which has become hospital, barefoot Filipino women worship only a few feet from the expressionless mask of a burned American officer. Life, December … Continue reading

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Ken Heyman (1930-2019)

Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Newark, New Jersey], ca.1969 (2013.107.34) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Man and child in window, Ghana], 1968 (2013.107.31) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Egypt], 1964 (2013.107.30) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Nigerian Family, Nigeria], 1959 (2007.90.44) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Brazil], 1959 (2013.107.29) Ken … Continue reading

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