Tag Archives: 1959

“Opening of the Guggenheim Museum”

Dennis Stock, Opening of the Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1959 (2016.26.15) Weegee, The Guggenheim Museum, ca. 1959 (5877.1993) Frank Lloyd Wright’s building for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opened on October 21, 1959. Happy 60th Birthday Guggenheim Museum!

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“and friends”

Jill Freedman, Sam and Star, County Leitrim, Ireland, 1981 (19.1988) Lou Bernstein, Barney and Friends, Pony Foundation, 1970 , (62.1992) Elliott Erwitt, Brussels, 1957 (2007.4.38) Dennis Stock, Grey Advertising, 1959 (2015.31.25) Chim (David Seymour), [Peggy Guggenheim on Grand Canal, Venice], … Continue reading

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Eve Arnold: “Words”

Eve Arnold, Marlene Dietrich recording Lili Marlene, 1952 (770.1983) Then late one rainy night I received a call to cover a recording session of Marlene Dietrich in which she would sing the songs she had sung to the Allied troops … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Morley Baer (1916–1995), North Cove, Soberanes Point, Sur Coast, California, 1965 (291.1991) Paul Caponigro, Sandstone and Surf, Cape Kiwanda, Oregon, 1959 (66.2001.10) Hiroshi Hamaya (1915-1999), Tojinbo, Japan, 1960 (icp.3981) Hidekazu Iwase, Precious Jewel, 1989 (41.1994) Soichi Kiyooka (1915-1991), Tatsukushi, Kochi, … 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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Photographs

(Faron Young and Carrie) (Marvin Rainwater and Lorraine) (Marvin Rainwater and Pauline) (Patsy Cline) Unidentified Photographer, [Photographs], 1959 (2015.5.1) This album begins with photos from the WWVA (1170 AM, radio station in Wheeling, West Virginia) Jamboree on May 30, 1959. … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: “Happy 4th of July to you… Wish I was with you…”

Weegee, [Letter from Weegee in Los Angeles to Wilma Wilcox in New York City], July 1, 1959 (2009.70.29) 56 years ago today: Hi Dear… Wed.- Everything arrived safe… There is going to be another meeting at CBS Television later this … Continue reading

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