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Weegee Wednesday: Carrying a laughing musician and her violin, a cute puppy named Ritz, and two very small kittens. Lantern Slides 13, 14 and 15.

Weegee, [Firefighters carrying a musician and her violin to safety during a fire, New York], January 28, 1943 [Weegee Portfolio 16], Lantern Slide 13 Weegee, Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm … Continue reading

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Old, Small, and “Fat” Televisions Are Dying out!

Bill Wood, [Television cabinet with record player], 1966 (2010.14.17) Bruce Davidson, The New Jersey Meadows, 1965 (190.1975) Micha Bar-Am, Hotel Alexander, Beirut, 1982 (234.2002) Bernard Plossu, Pie de la cuesta, 1981 (238.1995) Hiroh Kikai, A man watching the horse races … Continue reading

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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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“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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Cherry Blossoms Cherry Blossoms

Sakura Sakura (Cherry Blossom Cherry Blossom), Yuko Takahashi; Miyako Nagata; Kanichi Shimofusa Kozaburo Tamamura [1856-], [Travel album of Japan], ca. 1880–90 (228.1990) Don’t Tie the Pony to the Cherry Tree, Tamaki Miura, 1917 “Uyeno Tea House” A teahouse in Ueno … Continue reading

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Carlotta Corpron: Solarized Calla Lilies and Rae Ann with Amaryllis

Carlotta Corpron (1901-1987), Solarized Calla Lilies, 1948 (printed 1978) (59.1982) Carlotta Corpron (1901-1987), Rae Ann with Amaryllis, 1945 (printed 1978) (64.1982) Margaretta K. Mitchell, Carlotta M. Corpron, 1978 (29.1983) Carlotta M. Corpron (1901-1987). The ultramodern Dallas-Fort Worth Airport is an … Continue reading

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Two Slices of “The Full Circle”

Harper’s Bazaar, Number 3000, November 1961, pp. 133-137 (41.2005) Photo of Hiroko Matsumoto by Richard Avedon. On the cover: Cardin’s “Butterfly” dress – a giant chrysanthemum of spiraling petals, centered by a blazing cluster of diamonds cascading the shoulder. This … 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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Words from Eve Arnold (Songs by Marlene Dietrich)

Eve Arnold (1913-2012), [Marlene Dietrich singing in a recording studio, New York], 1952 (770.1983) Then late one rainy night I received a call to cover a recording session of Marlene Dietrich in which she would sing the songs she had … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott: “Photography is now”

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), [Jacob Heyman Butcher Shop, 345 Sixth Avenue, New York], 1938 (662.1984) Berenice Abbott speaking and showing slides at ICP on November 5, 1979 about moving to New York in 1929, having a studio at Hotel des Artistes … Continue reading

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