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The North Gate of Baghdad (After Corot)

Simon Norfolk, The North Gate of Baghdad (After Corot), from Scenes from a Liberated Iraq, 2003 Simon Norfolk depicts landscapes affected by the perils of war and genocide. While showing the destruction caused by conflict, he also highlights signs of life … Continue reading

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Photo made Friday Aug 10, about 2:20 P.M. on 8th Ave. and 35th St. looking north…

Weegee, Celebration in Garment Center, on Japanese offer to surrender, August 10, 1945 Weegee, Celebration in Garment Center, on Japanese offer to surrender, August 10, 1945

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Earth Day, 2020

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), Earth Day, 1970 (822.2002) (This poster was made for the first Earth Day, 50 years ago today.) NASA, Earthrise, December 24, 1968 (2016.23.1) Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, entered lunar orbit on Christmas … Continue reading

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“Joy of Living”

Just Let Me Look at You, Kenny Baker; Harry Sosnik And His Orchestra; Jerome Kern; Dorothy Fields, 1938. From the RKO-Radio Picture “Joy Of Living”. You are there, exciting and fair While I’m so dull tonight Seems there’s a lull … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Cornell Capa (2020)

Cornell Capa (1918-2008), [John F. Kennedy supporters near Merced, California], September 9, 1960 (112.2004) Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy reaching into a crowd of supporters, North Hollywood, California], September 9, 1960 (121.2004) Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy speaking to voters … Continue reading

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“In just 27 minutes you can be eating SNOW MAN STEW”

Life, [General Omar Nelson Bradley], April 9, 1951, p. 1 (photograph by Arnold Newman, 1918-2006) Life’s Cover When the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley, was asked to wear his old, four-star … Continue reading

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Where in the world is the “Naked City”?

Since 2020 is a census year (have you filled out your census yet? If not you can do it here: my2020census.gov) and coincidentally this is the year that Weegee’s magnum opus Naked City was republished (by Damiani and ICP), many, … Continue reading

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Jill Freedman: “Ireland – A love story”

Jill Freedman (1939-2019), Sam and Star, County Leitrim, 1981 (19.1988) Jill Freedman (1939-2019), Fair Day, County Leitrim, 1973 (18.1988) Jill Freedman (1939-2019), The Silver Fleece, County Leitrim, 1973 (43.1988) Jill Freedman (1939-2019), Great Sheep Dog, County Leitrim, 1973 (8.1988) Jill … Continue reading

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“Crime and Punishment”

Weegee, [Police examining body of a “hold-up man,” New York], November 23, 1941 (negative 2185) POLICEMEN KILL BANDIT IN BATTLE Thousands Awed as Gunman Fires Wildly at Pursuers in Crowded Delancey Street CUSTOMER OF DINER SHOT Critically Wounded When He … Continue reading

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“Brooklyn School Children See Gambler Murdered in Street”

Weegee, Their First Murder, October 8, 1941 (13.1997) A few days after Weegee’s photo of oblivious New York squirrels hoarding acorns in Battery Park was published in PM and a few days after the record-breaking heat in the beginning of October … Continue reading

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