Tag Archives: 1938

Central Park is for People and Plants and Animals (not cars)

Martin Munkacsi, [Woman and two children with kite, Central Park], 1937 (2007.110.1908) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Christopher Isherwood and W. H. Auden, Central Park, 1938 (73.1982) Weegee, Dancing is free in Central Park, ca. 1945 (644.1993) Lou Bernstein, N.Y. City, 1973 (28.1992) Tod … Continue reading

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SPRING

Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Voila, “Printemps sur la Hollande,” May 23, 1936 (2007.71.12) Vu, “Le Sacre du Printemps,” March 13, 1929 (2009.52.35)

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Berenice Abbott: “Photographing New York is just the greatest thing in this world” and “Seeing the Now”

Berenice Abbott, City Arabesque, from roof of 60 Wall Street Tower, June 9, 1938 (680.1984) Berenice Abbott, Murray Hill Hotel, Spiral, 112 Park Avenue, November 19, 1935 (253.1985) Berenice Abbott showing slides and speaking at ICP, on November 5, 1979, … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott : “I’m New York” or “The Farther Away You Go the Truer Perspective You Get”

Berenice Abbott, On the Water Front, (385.1983) Berenice Abbott, Gunsmith and Police Department Headquarters, February 4, 1937 (386.1983) Berenice Abbott, New York Harbour, 1938 (389.1983) Berenice Abbott, Trinity Church, From Roof on One Wall Street, Manhattan, (392.1983) Berenice Abbott, From … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (5)

Anatol Josepho, [Self-portrait of Anatol Josepho (inventor of the photo booth) with terrier], 1928-30 (2008.8.1) Martin Munkacsi, [Martin and Alice Munkacsi with dog], ca. 1932 (2007.110.1219) Gisele Freund, Three generations of Joyces. James Joyce, seated, Giorgio standing, and Stephen playing … 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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Hedy Lamarr by Martin Munkacsi

Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Hedy Lamarr], 1938 (2007.110.2179) Inspired, in part, by player piano rolls and an early remote controlled radio (Philco’s “Mystery Control”) Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil invented and patented in the early 1940s a “Secret Communication System” … Continue reading

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