Author Archives: Christopher George

Lu Guang is Missing in China

Lu Guang, The sewage plant of the Fluorine Industrial Park discharges its untreated waste into the riverbed of the Yangtze River through a 1500 meter-long pipeline, Changshu City, Jiangsu Province, “Pollution in China,” June 11, 2009 (2012.14.3) Lu Guang, Massive … Continue reading

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Helen Frankenthaler

Alexander Liberman, Helen Frankenthaler in her studio at East 83rd Street and Third Avenue, New York, 1964 (133.1990) Alexander Liberman, Helen Frankenthaler and Barnett Newman, construction site of World’s Fair, New York, 1964 (146.1990) Alexander Liberman, Helen Frankthaler and David … Continue reading

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“New York Has Its First Air-Raid Alarms, But the Enemy Fails to Make Appearance”

Weegee, [Schoolchildren evacuated from classroom for New York’s first air-raid alarms of World War II], December 10, 1941 (2406.1993) PM, December 10, 1941, p.16 New York Has Its First Air-Raid Alarms, But the Enemy Fails to Make Appearance A million … Continue reading

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Still Alive

Unidentified photographer, [Still life], ca. 1907 Unidentified photographer, [Still life], ca. 1907 Unidentified photographer, [Still life], ca. 1907 Unidentified photographer, [Still life], ca. 1907 Unidentified photographer, [Still life], ca. 1907 Unidentified photographer, [Still life], ca. 1907 Autochromes, approximately 3 1/2 … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

Al Brick for Movietone News, “When ‘Arizona’s’ magazines exploded there was a roar that could be heard for miles. Then she was still.” December 7, 1941, (1406.2005) Kelso Daly, “Brought from his bed by the thunder of exploding bombs, this … Continue reading

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Coal in the Caribbean

Charles W. Blackburne, [Coal carriers, St. Lucia], 1897-1912 (2013.81.288) Charles W. Blackburne, [Coal carriers, St. Lucia], 1897-1912 (2013.81.290) Charles W. Blackburne, [Coal carriers, St. Lucia], 1897-1912 (2013.81.287) Amateur photographer and businessman Charles W. Blackburne made these glass plate negatives (4″x5″) … Continue reading

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World Aids Day, 2018

ACT UP New York, (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), Day One, Job One, 1994 (1313.2000) ACT UP City AIDS Actions Committee, Target Rudy, Fight AIDS, 1994 (1072.2000) ACT UP City AIDS Actions Committee, Rudy Crime of the Week: Death of … Continue reading

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