Tag Archives: Budapest

Magic by Martin Munkácsi at Midnight

Martin Munkácsi, [Woman holding an open bag with doll inside, Budapest], 1930s (2007.110.283) Martin Munkácsi, [Hand and automaton, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.303) Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.298) Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.299) Martin … Continue reading

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Erich Lessing (1923-2018)

Erich Lessing, Russian tanks roll through the streets of Budapest, 1956 (22.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to burn Communist propaganda, 1956 (32.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to burn Communist propaganda, 1956 (42.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to … Continue reading

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Marching (“to demand equality for all humans”)

Michael Rougier, Women in Budapest march in honor of men who died fighting communists, 1956 (1906.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Bruce Davidson, [At the end of the march, crowds gather outside of the Alabama State … Continue reading

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“That’s Magic! Too”

SPOILER ALERT! The secret of this exciting and enchanting illusion will be revealed below… Martin Munkácsi (1896–1963), [Demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.299) This is where we last left off in this macabre and magical series of glass plate negatives … Continue reading

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“That’s Magic!”

Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.298) Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.299) Tune in next week for a few more revealing photos in this macabre and magical series of glass plate negatives made by … Continue reading

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André Kertész

André Kertész, Bocskay Tér, Budapest, 1914 André Kertész, In the Luxembourg Garden, Paris, 1928 André Kertész, My Friends at Cafe du Dome, 1928 André Kertész, Washington Square, Winter, 1954 André Kertész (1894–1985) was one of the most important photographers of … Continue reading

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It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Robert Doisneau, M. Barre’s Carousel, 1955 Martin Munkacsi, [Rainy night, Budapest], ca. 1929 Lisa Larsen, [Tram passing the Kremlin on a rainy day, Moscow], ca. 1956

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