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Ilse Bing (“Everything was new.”)

The beginning of Ilse Bing’s presentation, coinciding with the exhibition Ilse Bing: Three Decades of Photography (February 21, 1986 – March 23, 1986), at ICP on March 15, 1986: “Now it’s my turn… There is hardly anybody alive who not … Continue reading

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Ruth Bernhard: A connection with everything.

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Teapot, 1976 (370.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, September 27, 1979. “Now, this teapot was run over by a truck in Chinatown…” Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981. “…it’s a teapot that was crushed by a truck…” … Continue reading

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“The Best of Everything”

J. Wiese, [Ada Brown], ca. 1920s (621.1990) Wishing ‘Dora’ the best of everything. Sincerely ‘Ada Brown’ Ada Scott Brown (May 1, 1890 – March 30, 1950), singer and actress, was born, raised, and died in Kansas City, Kansas.

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“Lunch is Served”… at the museum

Dale Rooks or Ray Platnick, [Lunch at the Museum of Modern Art, New York], August 1942 (2016.19.191) LUNCH IS SERVED: This Summer the Museum started serving lunch in the garden, found it surprisingly popular. Price $1, but as much as … Continue reading

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Coffee with Weegee

Weegee (1899-1968), [Fireman enjoying a cup of coffee after tenement fire, New York], July 27, 1941 (15131.1993) Yeah, I reckon I do get the breaks. But I get them because I stay around and work for them. I have no … Continue reading

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Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen (1879-1973), Self-portrait with Studio Camera, 1917 (printed 1982), (764.1984) Edward Steichen (1879-1973), [Self-portrait with brush and palette], 1901 (2011.78.2) Edward Steichen (1879-1973), [Self-portrait], 1937 (1160.2005) Life, April 26, 1937, pp. 52-55 (photos by Edward Steichen) Millions of Gardeners … Continue reading

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Madly in love with the Naked City

Weegee (1899-1968), Naked City, 2020 Weegee and Mary Margaret McBride talking about the recently published Naked City on radio station on WEAF, New York, in July, 1945, from Sound Portraits Productions: ANNOUNCER: It’s one o’clock, and here transcribed is Mary … Continue reading

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Ruth Bernhard (Connections)

Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard, 1978 (28.1983) Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006). Ruth Bernhard lives in the upstairs flat of a narrow white Victorian house in San Francisco. The staircase runs straight to the top, where both long walls are hung with … 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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“…if we don’t stop burning oil and coal, the Big Apple will be cooked.”

The Yes Men, “New York Post,” September 21, 2009, p. 1 (2009.76.3) The Yes Men, “New York Post,” September 21, 2009, pp. 2-3 (2009.76.3) It’s Coming! City report says extreme storms, flooding, deadly heat waves coming soon if we don’t … Continue reading

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