Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

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

Bastille Day, July 14

In preparation of the yearly Bastille Day celebration, Swiss born photographer Florence Henri documented men working on a scaffolding to install a banner of the French flag at the entrance of The Tuileries gardens in Paris in 1937. On the right and in the background the equestrian … Continue reading

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Lowering the Confederate Flag

Thursday evening, July 9, 2015, Governor Nikki R. Haley signed into law a bill to lower the Confederate battle flag that had been waving at the South Carolina State House in Columbus for 50 years. After emotional debates among lawmakers and over … Continue reading

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Gay Liberation Parade

Anthony Friedkin, Gay Liberation Parade, The Bible Condemns Homosexuality, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.1) Anthony Friedkin, Come Play with our May Doll, Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.3)   Anthony Friedkin, Women at Gay Liberation Parade, 1972 (2011.70.4)   Anthony Friedkin, Gay Liberation … Continue reading

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Harold Feinstein, 1931 – 2015

Harold Feinstein, Girl with Fur Coat, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1950 (567.1982) Harold Feinstein, Siddhartha, 1980 (638.1982) Harold Feinstein, Boys Running into Surf, Coney Island, 1954 (580.1982) Harold Feinstein, Boy in Street with Chalk Numbers, N.Y.C., 1956 (585.1982) Harold Feinstein, Horse through Curtained … Continue reading

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Charles H. Traub: Beach portfolio

Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.a) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.c) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1975 (294.1981.d) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.f) Charles H. Traub, Beach, 1974 (294.1981.g)

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June 15: Nature Photography Day

Started in 2006, The North American Nature Photography Association celebrates nature photography on June 15, during Nature Photography Day. Below a small selection of “nature photographs” from the ICP Collections: William Edward Dassonville, Golden Gate Bridge from Sausalito, ca. 1937 (2008.104.9) John Pfahl, Australian Pines, Fort De Soto, … Continue reading

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Strangeness and the ordinary

Toby Old,  Hooker’s Ball, Copacabana, NYC, 1976 (274.1995) Toby Old,  Xenon Disco, NYC, 1978 (69.1995) Toby Old,  Body-building Championship, Syracuse, NY, 1980 (64.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1988 (76.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1989 … Continue reading

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