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Charlie Chaplin Intime

Voila, May Reeves, “Charlie Chaplin Intime,” May 12, 1934 (2007.71.68) p. 1 Voila, May Reeves, “Charlie Chaplin Intime,” May 12, 1934 (2007.71.68) pp. 8-9 Voila, May Reeves, “Charlie Chaplin Intime,” May 19, 1934 (2007.71.69) pp. 10-11 Voila, May Reeves, “Charlie … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Xmas, “Little Willie” Littlefield, 1949 Malick Sidibé, Nuit de Noël, 1962 (22.2004) Santa Claus Blues, Clarence Williams’ Trio; Charley Straight; Gus Kahn, 1925 VU, photo by André Kertész, December 23, 1931, (2011.7.64) Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby, Amos Milburn … Continue reading

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“A joyous confusion of the mysterious, the unknown, and the miraculous” – Jean Painlevé, Vu 1931

Vu, March 25, 1931 (2011.7.32), p. 420 (photos by André Raymond) Mysteries and Miracles of Nature Does the complete understanding of a natural phenomenon strip away its miraculous qualities? It is certainly a risk. But it should at least maintain … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

VU, photo by André Kertész, December 23, 1931, (2011.7.64) Weegee, Slumber-time in a mission… it’s Christmas, December 25, 1940 (1074.1993) Bill Wood, [Santa Claus waving from a boat], 1950s (2010.14.59) Malick Sidibé, Nuit de Noël, 1962 (22.2004) Carl De Keyzer, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1942-43 (16442.1993) The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 … Continue reading

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Lucien Aigner

Lucien Aigner, In the “salle des pas perdues” during the presidential election, Versailles, 1931 (282.1982) Lucien Aigner, Election Scene on the Grand Boulevard, 1930 (283.1982) Lucien Aigner, Ballet Practice at the Grand Opera, Paris, 1934 (340.1982) Lucien Aigner, “Aeroplage” in … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo

Martin Munkácsi, [Frida Kahlo, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.212) Imogen Cunningham, Frida Kahlo, 1931 (2010.22.1) A pair of portraits of Frida Kahlo, who was born in 1907, 111 years ago today.

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