Tag Archives: Barbara Morgan

Spring (“creation is the thing”)

Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (printed ca. 1978) (532.1986) Barbara Morgan (1900-1992) at ICP, October 15, 1983, speaking about her origins as an artist, how she learned about photography, husband Willard Morgan’s prediction that photography will be the … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott

Barbara Morgan, Berenice Abbott with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Lee Sievan, Portrait of Bernice Abbott, Woodstock, N.Y., 1951 (26.1986) Margaretta Mitchell, Berenice Abbott, 1977 (27.1983) Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Four portraits of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), born 120 … 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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Pearl Primus

John Albert, [Pearl Primus dancing at a Fiesta Republicana, Dexter Park, Queens, New York], July 19, 1943 (2013.115.41) “In Memory of Free Spain Pearl Primus, of Café Society (downtown), entertains at a Fiesta Republicana held yesterday at Dexter Park, Queens, … Continue reading

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“Hey, Stella!”

Cristina García Rodero, “La Tabua,” Zarza de Montanchez, Spain, 1985 (2007.21.7) Marion Post Wolcott, Post Office in blizzard, Aspen, Colorado, 1941 (749.1984) Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, 1938 (2006.18.4) … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Graciela Iturbide, Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas, 1979 (130.1995) Barbara Morgan, Martha Graham, 1935 (1.1978.g) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman with Camera], ca. 1935 (437.2005) Lisa Larsen, [Virva Rolleid preparing to throw javelin, Spartakiad, Moscow], 1956 (2008.4.125) International Women’s Day celebrates the political, social, cultural … Continue reading

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MEOW! Artists and Their Cats… (part 2)

Michel Auer, Jane Evelyn Atwood, 1983 (336.1988) Barbara Morgan (1900-1992), Berenice Abbott [1898-1991] with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Unidentified Photographer, [Weegee, 1899-1968, and kitten], ca. 1958 (22649.1993) Nearly five years ago (about 36 years if you were a dog) I (put … Continue reading

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