Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

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

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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In Solidarity with: March for Our Lives

Harold Eugene Edgerton, Cutting the card quickly, 1964 (59.1987) George S. Zimbel, Boy and gun, Bronx, New York City, 1970 (121.1985) Ernst Haas, Toy Gun, 1960 (42.1976) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Boy with Gun], ca. 1865 (2007.54.25) Andy Warhol, Gun, 1981 (2008.58.90) Weegee, [Schoolchildren evacuated from classroom … Continue reading

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“A multiracial nation united in justice”

Dan Weiner, [Martin Luther King, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama], 1956 (1984.2) Marvin Koner, Martin Luther King and Family, 1961 (3584.1992) Paul Schutzer, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with Freedom Riders at bus terminal, probably in Jackson, MS, May 1961 (1855.2005) Days after … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the ICP Archives

Charles Pratt, N.Y.C., 1962 (79.1996) Lisette Model, Window Shopping, New York City, 1962 (269.1983) Harold Feinstein, Fourteenth Street Shoe Store Window, 1969 (607.1982) Charles Pratt, N.Y.C., 1962 (72.1996)

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God Inc.

In 1990 photographer Carl de Keyzer rented a van and drove all across the United States. Several years earlier he had  created projects in India and produced Homo Sovieticus in the former Soviet Union. This time de Keyzer became fascinated by … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th

Alfred Gescheidt, City Cat, New York, 1951 (365.1984) Vu, April 3, 1935 (2009.61.101) Weegee, [Three-Eyed Cat], ca. 1958 (5679.1993)

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Scenes of life

Alex Majoli, Scene #6404, Cairo, Egypt, February 11, 2001 (2017.22.1) Alex Majoli, Scene #8040, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Police, June 17, 2014 (2017.22.2) At the age of fifteen, Alex Majoli joined the F45 photo agency in Ravenna, Italy, and he graduated from the … Continue reading

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