Author Archives: kmcdonnell

New York City Nightspots

Weegee, Billie Dauscha (left) and Mabel Sidney (right), Bowery Entertainers, December 4, 1944 Dan Weiner, El Morocco New York City, 1955 Tod Papageorge, Studio 54 with Balloon, 1978

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Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark, Father and Son. Dallas, Texas,  1987 Mary Ellen Mark,  Las Vegas, 1991 Mary Ellen Mark, Christian Bikers, Arizona, 1988 Finding inspiration in the outer fringes of society, photographer Mary Ellen Mark is known for her highly humanistic … Continue reading

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Andreas Feininger

Andreas Feininger, Telescopic camera catches NYC skyline, 1946 Photographing both wonders of the natural and material world, Andreas Feininger is best known for his images of New York City. Capturing skylines, avenue canyons, and other city landscapes, Feininger’s images reproduced … Continue reading

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National Dog Day

David Seymour, [Noel Coward at home, hugging his poodle], ca. 1950 It is the Human Condition to Love. It is Love that Changes the Human Condition. It is the Love of one Human that can Change a Nation. It is that Love which empowers … Continue reading

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Tennis anyone?

Alfred Eisenstaedt, Fall, shadows grow longer, 1927 Flushing Meadows, New York will welcome tennis fans in droves as they descend on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in mid-August for the U.S. Open.  The U.S. Open is the fourth … Continue reading

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NYC Triathlon

Tod Papageorge, L’eggs Mini Marathon, 1979 The Nautica New York City Triathlon is an Olympic Distance race consisting of a 1500m swim, a 40k bike, and a 10k run.  The race begins with a swim in the Hudson River before … Continue reading

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Lady Liberty

Martin Munkacsi, [Woman in Front of Statue of Liberty, New York], 1937 On July 4, 2009 the Statue of Liberty, located on Liberty Island in the New York Harbor, was opened to the public for the first time in eight … Continue reading

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