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summer summer

Lou Bernstein, Coney Island, 1951 (78.1992) Unidentified Photographer, [Two unidentified girls, one eating watermelon, the other disrobing], ca. 1960 (2012.24.1) The rich history of snapshot photography has yet to be written. But when that text is transcribed it will finally … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve, Times Square, New York: The New Year Brings Hope

Dan Weiner, New Years Eve, Times Square, New York, 1951 (143.1992) Dan Weiner, New Years Eve, Times Square, New York, 1951 (969.1974) Weegee, New Year’s Eve, Times Square, New York, ca. 1945 (15654.1993) Weegee, For a Happier 1945… To Her … Continue reading

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“Bright, smart or brilliant, things like that.”

Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), Little Italy, Manhattan (Feast of San Gennaro), 1952 (367.1984) [Joseph Ronga, 106 Mulberry St.] Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 42nd Street (Looking West) and Vanderbilt Avenue, 1953 (369.1984) Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 30th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC (Sunday a.m.), … Continue reading

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Chess (1950s-1970s)

Chim (David Seymour 1911-1956), [Chess game in the library room, Huleh Valley, Israel], 1951 (691.1986) Alexander Liberman (1912-1999), Marcel Duchamp, New York City, 1959 (174.1990) Alexander Liberman (1912-1999), Marcel Duchamp’s hands, New York City, 1959-60, (157.1990) Carl Mydans, Bobby Fischer, … Continue reading

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SSSerpentsss…

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman with Snake], ca. 1875 (2008.62.1) Frank Wendt, [Barnum and Baily’s Circus Snake Charmer, Miss Maxine], 1913 (2011.47.72) Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1898 – ca. 1905 (2011.47.74) Vu, (photo by Man Ray), July 23, 1930 (2009.52.104) Chim … Continue reading

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