Author Archives: Christopher George

The prophecy of the stars

Walker Evans, [“The Grand Man” Astrologer’s Sign, Georgia?], 1934-35 (31.2002) Vu, December 27, 1933 (2009.61.61) Vu, January 2, 1935 (2011.7.97) Vu, April 11, 1934 (2009.61.73) Vu, December 26, 1934 (2009.61.94) More about astrology and horoscopes can be read in many, … Continue reading

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Ruth Bernhard

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Doll’s head, 1936 (357.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Star shell, 1943 (358.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Shell in silk, 1939 (304.1981) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, … Continue reading

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“Perhaps to live I needed to know there is beauty.” Sonja Bullaty

Sonja Bullaty (1923-2000), Sudek on his 80th birthday, Prague, March 17, 1976 (117.1996) Sonja Bullaty (1923-2000), Sudek, Prague, 1960s (118.1996) Angelo Lomeo, A toast: Sonja Bullaty and Josef Sudek, 1972 (116.1996) Sonja Bullaty (1923-2000), Women’s March, Tanzania, 1966 Sonja Bullaty … Continue reading

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“A garden of memories.”

Vivian June Vollbracht, [Trufoto Photo Album], 1935-37 (2009.32.52) From a S.S. Kresge Co. 5-10-25 cent store (later renamed Kmart), 526 Maine Street, in Quincy, Illinois, a small (6 x 5 inches) and beautiful Trufoto album from the late 1930s. Kresege … Continue reading

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“Hey, Stella!”

Cristina García Rodero, “La Tabua,” Zarza de Montanchez, Spain, 1985 (2007.21.7) Marion Post Wolcott, Post Office in blizzard, Aspen, Colorado, 1941 (749.1984) Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, 1938 (2006.18.4) … Continue reading

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Vivian Cherry

Vivian Cherry, Watching the tearing down of 3rd Avenue El, 1955 (170.2003) Vivian Cherry, Game of Lynching III, 1947 (168.2003) Vivian Cherry, Game of Lynching IV, 1947 (169.2003) PM, August 10, 1947, p. m7 (Photo by Bernie Aumuller) No Floradoras … Continue reading

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Yto Barrada

Yto Barrada, Girl in Red, Tangier, 1999 (2007.7.1) When the European Union implemented the Schengen Agreement in 1985, Moroccans without visas were no longer allowed to freely cross the Strait of Gibraltar into Europe. People continued to leave the country, … Continue reading

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