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June 15: Nature Photography Day

Started in 2006, The North American Nature Photography Association celebrates nature photography on June 15, during Nature Photography Day. Below a small selection of “nature photographs” from the ICP Collections: William Edward Dassonville, Golden Gate Bridge from Sausalito, ca. 1937 (2008.104.9) John Pfahl, Australian Pines, Fort De Soto, … Continue reading

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Brett Weston’s New York

Brett Weston, [Air vents, New York], 1945 (308.2003) Brett Weston, [Skylight and fences, Midtown, New York], ca. 1945 (324.2003) Brett Weston, [Fire escape, New York], ca. 1945 (325.2003) Brett Weston, [Window reflections, New York], ca. 1971 (281.2003) Although Brett Weston (1911-1993), the … Continue reading

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MoMA: Past, Present, and Future

The Museum of Modern Art has had different stages of development, each characterized by an expansion. In 1939, after having already moved three times in ten years, the museum found its permanent location on West 53rd Street, where it remains … Continue reading

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The Family Portrait

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International Mother Earth Day

“Nature is beyond all teaching.” Proverbs are defined as short expressions of popular wisdom. When in the past our survival was clearly related to nature, proverbs were a common and popular form to transmit nature’s knowledge. Therefore, I decided to … Continue reading

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The Carousel

Florence Henri, Cygne, 1928 Brett Weston, Carousel Horse, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 1937 Weegee, [Injured sailor riding rooster carousel], ca. 1945 Henry Ries, Germany’s future swings in front of Germany’s past, 1946

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Broken Glass: “I think it’s very foolish for them to act this way with a war going on…”

Dr. Harold E. Edgerton, Hammer breaking glass window pane, 1933 Thomas and David Collins, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1857-1909 E. J. Bellocq, Storyville Portrait, New Orleans, ca. 1912 (printed ca. 1967) Weegee, [Bernice Lythcott and her one-year-old son Leonard looking out … Continue reading

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