Author Archives: erinbarnett

About erinbarnett

Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York

“Cold Weather Picture”

Weegee, Cold Weather Picture, March 8, 1941 (16232.1993) “Thousands of automobiles parked overnight were found like this by their owners Saturday morning.” PM, March 9, 1941 Many folks in the tri-state area awoke to a similar scene this morning!

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Attributed to George Barker, [Niagara Falls in Winter], ca. 1890 (2007.56.1) Alfred Eisenstaedt, Mont Tremblant, Canada, 1943 (303.1989) Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko, Tochigi, January 1974 (17.1994) John Loengard, Henry Moore’s Sheep Piece, 1983 (195.1987)

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Welcome Mayor de Blasio!

Today Bill de Blasio becomes the 109th mayor of New York City. Here’s a look back at some of the city’s previous mayors: Unidentified Artist, Mayor Gaynor at his Desk, January 3, 1910 (233.2001) William Jay Gaynor was the city’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s Eve!

Alfred Eisenstaedt, Salvador Dalí and wife attending New Year’s Eve party, New York City, January 1956 (239.1989)

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Merry Christmas!

Berenice Abbott, Designer’s Window, Bleecker Street, New York, 1947 (669.1984)

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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

Jürgen Schadeberg, Nelson Mandela, Treason Trial, 1958 (2012.84.1)

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Weegee, [Clown and turkey], 1943

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