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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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Working

Lewis Wickes Hine, Mechanic at steam pump in electric power house, 1920 (2006.55.9) Robert Capa, [Man pushing cart through muddy tracks, Saarland, France], September 1934 (2412.1992) Estampa, “La ‘Pasionaria’ abre trincheras la misma energia emocionada que esta admirable mujer del … 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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[Football]

Harold Edgerton, Wes Fesler kicking a football, 1934 (108.1987) Using the simplest of all electrical synchronization methods, Edgerton’s setup lets the football actually take its own picture. As it is kicked, it pushes two wires together to complete a circuit. … Continue reading

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Six Snow People

VU, December 5, 1934 (2009.61.93) Unidentified Photographer, [20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart], February 28, 1938 (2007.9.2) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, February 1938 (2006.18.4) Robert Capa, [Betty and John Marsh watching ice skating show during the … Continue reading

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The prophecy of the stars

Walker Evans, [“The Grand Man” Astrologer’s Sign, Georgia?], 1934-35 (31.2002) Vu, December 27, 1933 (2009.61.61) Vu, January 2, 1935 (2011.7.97) Vu, April 11, 1934 (2009.61.73) Vu, December 26, 1934 (2009.61.94) More about astrology and horoscopes can be read in many, … Continue reading

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Dances of the Devil: A Witch and Half a Dozen Devils (Six Satans) and a Mailbox

Voila, March 30, 1935, (2007.71.25) Voila, March 31, 1934 (2007.71.62) Vu, January 9, 1929 (2007.84.3) Weegee, “The foreman of the devils was peeved, because the assistant devils were not in costume.” 1945 (14581.1993) Weegee, [Costumed devil with atomic bomb, Saturday … Continue reading

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