Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

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

Four Corrugated Cubes from One

Robert Cumming, Four Corrugated Cubes from One, 1980 (157.1985) As exemplified in this photograph, Robert Cumming would often create elaborate DIY-looking objects, structures, and situations for the sole purpose of making his pictures. In 2001, Howard Yezerki Gallery published a book … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Flip Schulke, [Martin Luther King Jr. leading second march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama], March 1965 (2012.97.3) Dr. Martin Luther King was the most important force behind the movement toward civil rights. At 35, he was the youngest recipient of … Continue reading

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Serafina

Graciela Iturbide, Serafina,  1987 (129.1995) Serafina is part of Graciela Iturbide’s series Juchitán. The picture is rooted in the artist’s strong interest in culture, ritual, and everyday life in indigenous Mexico, particularly its matriarchal social structures and deep mysticism. Using black … Continue reading

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Paul Caponigro

Paul Caponigro, Tree & Clouds, Rochester, NY., 1958 (66.2001.3) Paul Caponigro was born in Boston in 1932. He studied photography at the California School of Fine Art after which he taught part-time photography at Boston University. Caponigro was twice  awarded the renowned Guggenheim Fellowship. His … Continue reading

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Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade

Weegee, [Cop and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clown hand, New York], 1945 (14754.1993) Weegee, Clown filled with helium gas for annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York], 1945 (3077.1993) Tomorrow at 9 AM starts Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade. Similar to this year, the … Continue reading

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Marc Riboud, 1923-2016

Marc Riboud, Pentagon march, 1967 (43.1974)

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Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016

Flip Schulke, [Cassius Clay training at Sir John Hotel pool, Miami], 1961 (1883.2005)

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