Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

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

Silver Swans

Unidentified Photographer, Women’s Baseball Team, ca. 1910 (2011.17.3)

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Mothers

Ernst Haas, Bicentennial, Concord, Massachusetts, 1975 (35.1976) Fazal Sheikh, Fatuma Abdi Hussein and her son Abdullai, Somali refugee camp, Mandera, Kenya, 1993 (64.1997) John Olson, [Grace Slick with her mother Virginia Wing in her home, Palo Alto, California], 1971 (2482.2005) Gordon Coster, … Continue reading

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Inspirations of Strong Women

Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (“Suzie”- Suzanne Perry. Still from film The Adoration of Suzie),  1966-1971 (280.1983.a) Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (Champion weight lifter carrying 165-170 pounds over her head),  1979-1981 (280.1983.k) Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (Weight lifter, International Olympic Class … Continue reading

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Hansel Mieth

Otto Hagel, Hansel on the Golden Gate Ferry, shortly after she arrived from Germany, 1931 (369.1993) Hansel Mieth, Men begging for jobs, San Francisco waterfront, 1932 (373.1993) Hansel Mieth, Trapped Coyote, Montana, 1938 (388.1993) Hansel Mieth, Emma, Hansel’s Sister. She was incurably ill with … Continue reading

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Nurse-midwife Maude Callen

W. Eugene Smith, [Nurse-midwife Maude Callen examining throat glands of young boy], 1951 (1003.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude and doctor examining emaciated woman-side view], 1951 (984.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude wiping head of young boy with distended belly, older boy watching], 1951 … Continue reading

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Making History

Marc Riboud, [Anti-Vietnam war demonstration, Washington], October 21, 1967 (43.1974) Jan Rose Kamir was 17 years old when Marc Riboud took the famous photograph of her offering a flower to a line up of soldiers, their rifles aimed, during an anti-Vietnam war … Continue reading

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Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Mrs. Ramsey, Tennessee, 1933 (69.1982) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hopper, New York, 1933 (70.1982) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Nude, 1941 (77.1982) Born in Alameda, California, Dahl-Wolfe studied at the San Francisco Institute of Art. In 1921, while working as a … Continue reading

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