Tag Archives: Cornell Capa

Welcome to the World, Prince George!

Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was born at 4:24 PM on July 22, 2013–and he’s already had his first photo op. In honor of the prince’s birth, here are a few images … Continue reading

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Hit the Sack?

Or at least try to hit the balcony… Weegee, [Tenement sleeping during heat spell, Lower East Side, New York], May 23, 1941 (139.1982) Some people hit the place where they work. Weegee, [Man sleeping on shoe shine stand], ca. 1950 … Continue reading

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It Might As Well Be Spring

Ernst Haas, Central Park, Spring, 1970 Cornell Capa, [Spring in Hyde Park, London], 1951

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The Faces and Environments of Art and Their Makers

Kurt E. Fishback, Cornell Capa, 1982 Kurt E. Fishback, Chuck Close, 1982 Kurt E. Fishback, André Kertész, 1982 A studio, traditionally viewed as a place for the teaching and study of art, should be considered amongst the most intimate of … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary of the Attica Rebellion

Faith Ringgold, The United States of Attica, 1971 Founded by the American People on Sept. 13, 1971 at Attica Prison N.Y. where 42 men gave up their lives in an heroic struggle for freedom… This map of American violence is … Continue reading

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Brian Lanker’s Legacy

Brian Lanker, a noted photojournalist, editorial and advertising photographer who recently passed away at age 63 after a battle with cancer, had many career milestones to be proud of. One of the most outstanding was his Pulitzer-prize for the photo … Continue reading

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Screen Sirens of the 1950s

Chim (David Seymour), Sophia Loren in her home. Naples, Italy, 1955 Cornell Capa, [Marilyn Monroe during the filming of The Misfits, Nevada], 1960 Leonard McCombe, [Eyes right is executed with almost military precision by dining car males aboard New York … Continue reading

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John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Yale Joel, [Candidate for Congress, John Kennedy, 29, sitting under campaign poster, next to photos of his parents a room at the Bellevue Hotel during his campaign for MA-Rep for the 11th district], 1946 Lisa Larsen, [Senator John Kennedy and … Continue reading

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: The Original Fan in a Flashbulb

In Cornell Capa’s introduction to The Concerned Photographer (1968), he explains that the Fund for Concerned Photography was “born out of respect for the image of the past, anxiety for the photographic direction of the present, and concern about the … Continue reading

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another one bites the dust…

“ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 22 — Eastman Kodak Company announced today that it will retire Kodachrome Color Film this year, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon. Sales of Kodachrome Film, which became the world’s first commercially successful color film … Continue reading

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