Tag Archives: 1935

“Clumsy boxes with huge horns under the name ‘Singing Cupid.'”

Before the revolution, strictly speaking, the bicycle had no significance for practical purposes. It existed entirely as an amusement but not as a means of travel. The frightful roads, the cobblestone streets of the towns, simply made the bicycle into … 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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Six Skulls (for Halloween)

Andreas Feininger, Ritual Skull, 1969, (841.1976) Vu, June 29, 1932 (2009.61.20) (One cover photo by André Kertész.) Vu, April 3, 1935 (2009.61.101) (Photo by Martin Munkacsi.) Danny Lyon, Mark di Suvero with the skull “Yorick” in his 195 Front Street … 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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BOO! Spoooooooky cat photos..

Vu, (photo by Martin Muckasci), “Chez les Anti-Superstitieux”, April 3, 1935 (2009.61.101) Masaaki Miyazawa, Once Upon a White Night, September 15, 1981, (73.1985) Alfred Gescheidt, City Cat (New York City), 1951 (365.1984) Weegee, [Cat], ca. 1955 (5682.1993)

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