Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

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

A Love Story

Jill Freedman, Tinker Boys, County Kerry, 1973 (9.1988) Jill Freedman, Fiddlers Light, County Donegal, 1974 (50.1988) Jill Freedman, Sailing Homeward, County Galway, 1984 (32.1988) Jill Freedman, Sligo Women, County Sligo, 1974 (7.1988) Jill Freedman,Man with Pipe, County Sligo 1974 (6.1988) Born in 1939 in Pittsburg … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 145 years

The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded on April 13, 1870. For 145 years, today,  the museum has lived by its mission statement “to be located in the City of New York, for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in … Continue reading

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113th birthday of Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams, Sierra Club Commissary, 1929 (305.1991) A shy and gifted child with a love for the outdoor, Ansel Adams became a member of the enivronmental organization Sierra Club when he was only 14. Very early in his career Adams published his … Continue reading

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Washington Day

John F. Jarvis, Washington Inaugurated first President of the U.S., ca. 1890 (2012.48.45) The third Monday of the month of February was first known as Washington Day, in celebration of the first president of the United States. Today this day is widely … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2015

Dan Weiner, [Martin Luther King, Jr.], 1956 (1984.13) Bruce Davidson, [Martin Luther King, Jr. at press conference, Birmingham], 1962 (2006.15.16) United Press International, [Martin Luther King, Jr.], 1969 (2012.97.5) Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday marking the … Continue reading

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Look Again! The Community Photographs of Mike Disfarmer

Mike Disfarmer,  [Ed and Mamie Barger], ca. 1939-46 (2008.60.2) Mike Disfarmer,  [Unidentified Woman with Baby], ca. 1940 (2008.92.20) Mike Disfarmer,  Irene Verser Beasley & Irma Dean, ca. 1940 (2012.116.2) Mike Disfarmer,  Arthur, Doreney, Artisee, Patsy, Oneda, Darlen, 1940s (2009.90.3) One … Continue reading

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Make a New Year’s Revolution, Kids!

Happy and healthy New Year from the Archives of the International Center of Photography! Sharon Avery,  Make a New Year’s Revolution, Kids!, ca. 1970 (875.2002)

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