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Pete Turner (1934-2017)

Pete Turner (1934-2017), Cheetah, 1970 (114.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), Tree Shadow, Zimbabwe, 1959 (121.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), Shape of Things to Come, 1969 (124.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), New Dawn, Heimaey, Iceland, 1973 (119.1987) Born in Albany, New York, in 1934, … Continue reading

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All Together Now

Neal Slavin, Staten Island Ferry, Liberty Island, NY, (207.1985.a) Neal Slavin, Holland Tunnel, Jersey City, NJ, (207.1985.l) Neal Slavin, New York City Transit Authority, Brooklyn, NY, (207.1985.i) Neal Slavin, International Twins Association, Muncie, Indiana, (207.1985.d) Neal Slavin, Product Managers, AT&T … Continue reading

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In the Street

Helen Levitt, New York, 1972 (19.1998)Helen Levitt, New York, 1959 (645.1987) Helen Levitt, New York, 1972 (313.1984) Helen Levitt, New York, 1972 (146.1997) Helen Levitt’s street photography documents the vibrancy and humor of chance New York City moments. Her photographs … Continue reading

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Capa in Color

Robert Capa, [Ernest Hemingway and his son Gregory, Sun Valley, Idaho], October 1941 (2013.92.32) Capa in Color opens tomorrow and will be on view at ICP until May 4, 2014. It is the story of an incredible resurrection: from the 1940s, … Continue reading

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Harry Callahan: Color Photography

Harry Callahan began making color pictures almost as soon as he started photographing but they existed only as Kodachrome transparencies. In the late 1970s he began producing dye transfer prints. Harry Callahan, Ragsdale Beauty Shop, Detroit, 1951 In 1941 I … Continue reading

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Turning Heads and Claiming Grounds

Though not a household name like William Eggleston (born 1939),  Pete Turner (born 1934) has also earned his place in Americana photography using dye transfer prints. A recent Eggleston exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) reminding me of … Continue reading

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Spider Girl

Helen Levitt, New York, 1980 Born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn in 1913, Levitt lived and worked in New York until her death in 2009. A high school drop out, Levitt was teaching art to children in 1937 when she purchased a … Continue reading

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