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Used in Life: “Dead Bones to Live Art”

Ansel Adams (1902-1984), [Artist Georgia O’Keeffe gathering material for one of her paintings by lugging home a cow’s head and skeleton], 1938 (1159.2005) Life, “Georgia O’Keeffe Turns Dead Bones to Live Art,” February 14, 1938, pp. 28-29 Ansel Adams (1902-1984), … 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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Vote – Life

Matt Herron, “Vote” Marcher, Selma to Montgomery, March 1965 (2008.56.1) Cornell Capa, [Election day at the Democratic Party election-day headquarters, Biltmore Hotel, New York], November 8, 1960 (129.2004) Ken Heyman, [Voting in Virginia], 1958 (2013.107.28) Robert Capa, [Man voting in … Continue reading

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“And what is reason? and what is love? and what is life?”

George Frank Edgar Pearsall, [Walt Whitman], September 1872 (24.2004) Walt Whitman, Song of the Exposition, 5. You shall see hands at work at all the old processes and all the new ones, You shall see the various grains and how … Continue reading

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Water is Life: World Water Day

Martin Munkacsi, [Man inspecting water container, Rio de Janeiro], ca. 1932 (2007.110.556) Margaret Bourke-White, [Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal at his desk drinking boiled water from bottle while reporting on severe flooding], 1937 (1649.2005) George Rodger, Searching for … Continue reading

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Water is Life: Waterfalls

James Valentine, Seven Sisters Geirangerfjord, ca. 1867 (137.1980) John Edwards Saché, [Canyon and waterfall], 1870s (64.1999) George Barker, [Niagara Falls in Winter], ca. 1890 (2007.56.1) Ansel Adams, Rainbow Falls, Sierra Nevada, California, 1929 (312.1991) Minor White, [Waterfall], ca. 1970 (151.1980.7) … Continue reading

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“As you ramble on thru Life, Whatever be your Goal, Keep your Eye upon the Doughnut, And not upon the Hole!”

Martin Munkácsi, [Mayflower Doughnuts, New York], 1933 (2007.110.266) We can tell you a little about the doughnut-making place in Broadway, the old Lucky Strike show window, you know. It isn’t exciting enough to go there especially to see, but it’s … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Leonard Freed (1929-2006), The fire hydrants are opended during the summer heat, Harlem, NY, 1967 (404.1981) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (87.1996) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (86.1996) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. City, 1977 (27.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), South 3rd … Continue reading

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Water is Life: Life is Water

Hidekazu Iwase, Last Light, 1989 (42.1994) Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko,Tochigi, August 1979 (12.1994) Aleksandras Macijauskas, Beginning, 1984 (1144.1986) Brett Weston (1911-1993), Trees, Water, Reflection, ca. 1965 (2012.119.51) Brett Weston (1911-1993), Rock and Water Reflection, High Sierra, ca. 1960 (2012.119.66) Wu Yinxian … Continue reading

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Scenes of life

Alex Majoli, Scene #6404, Cairo, Egypt, February 11, 2001 (2017.22.1) Alex Majoli, Scene #8040, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Police, June 17, 2014 (2017.22.2) At the age of fifteen, Alex Majoli joined the F45 photo agency in Ravenna, Italy, and he graduated from the … Continue reading

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