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A Window into Weegee’s “Naked City”

Unidentified photographer, [Window display for Weegee’s Naked City at The Chaucer Head Book Shop, New York], (20053.1993) Photographs, the citizens and constituents that populate and compose Weegee’s Naked City, including (Arrested for Vagrancy, The Critic, Frank Sinatra, Paramount Theater, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Books not bombs

Harrison, [Holland House library damaged during Nazi Blitz, London], October 23, 1940 (2014.44.1) Harrison, [Holland House library damaged during Nazi Blitz, London] [verso], October 23, 1940 (2014.44.1) London Landmark After Bombing London—The Roofless, Fire-gutted Library in Holland House, Lord Ilchester’s … Continue reading

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Auszug

Anselm Kiefer, Auszug, 1987 (2014.45.1) (front cover) Every page of this twenty eight page book is about 16 3/4 inches tall and 16 3/8 inches wide, almost square. The fourteen photos, or page spreads if the book were open, are … Continue reading

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Weegee’s Guide to New York: Weegee was here…

If you, like me, find yourself walking around New York City, wondering: Was Weegee here? Did Weegee make a photograph on this street? Of this building? In this room? Right here? Can we return to the scene of the crime? … Continue reading

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a shimmer of possibility

Paul Graham has consistently engaged the book as the ultimate forum for the presentation and circulation of his images, beginning in 1983 with the self-published A1—The Great North Road. His latest, a shimmer of possibility (Göttingen: Steidl, 2007), is made … Continue reading

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