Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

Assistant Curator, Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York

Pride

Unidentified Photographer, The First Gay Pride was a Riot, ca. 1991 (1216.2000) Bill Eppridge, [Straight couple staring at two gay men, Washington Square Park, New York], April 27, 1964 (1235.2005) Gran Fury, RIOT: Stonewall ’69/AIDS Crisis ’89, 1989 (1139.2000) fierce … Continue reading

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In Commemoration of Stonewall 50: Anthony Friedkin – The Gay Essay

Anthony Friedkin, Black Female Impersonator Putting on Make-up, “C’est La Vie” Club, North Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.28) On June 28, 1969, police officers invaded the Stonewall Inn, a bar on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village, New York, that was frequented by … Continue reading

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Mother and Child

Nell Dorr, Mother and Child cover, ca. 1950 (128.1999) Nell Dorr, Mother and Child, ca. 1950 (128.1999) Nell Dorr, Mother and Child, ca. 1950 (128.1999) Nell Dorr, Mother and Child, ca. 1950 (128.1999) Nell Dorr, Mother and Child, ca. 1950 … Continue reading

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I Love You

Tracey Mancenido-Tribble, James Frank Tribble, I Love You, Harlem, 2011 (2013.60.115) Lou Bernstein, N.Y. Aquarium, 1977 (95.1992) Weegee, [Act of Love, Astor Theatre, Times Square, New York], 1954 (14698.1993) Jürgen Schadeberg, Golf Lesson, Alexandra Township, 1954 (2014.8.5) Regards, April 14, 1938 (2007.71.125) Ed Kashi, Gerald Gross … Continue reading

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Gabriel Garcia Roman

Gabriel Garcia Roman, Kia, 2016 (2017.42.2) Queer Icons is a series of portraits of individuals who, as defined by Gabriel Garcia Roman, identify as QTPoC –queer and trans people of color. Garcia Roman produces vibrant artworks of his close friends and acquaintances … Continue reading

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Annegret Soltau

Annegret Soltau, Self, #9, 1975-76 (2018.13.1) Annegret Soltau is a German visual artist who gained recognition in the mid-1970s with her performances and stitched portraits. In Permanente Demonstration Soltau set up series of performances where she would wrap the faces of … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 years ago

Paul Schutzer, [Martin Luther King Jr. addressing Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.], May 17, 1957 (1808.2005) Fifty years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, his speech “I Have a Dream” continues to powerfully resonate: … Continue reading

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