Tag Archives: Danny Lyon

“There are thousands in the phone booth”

In the subway, on the streets, in the park, at the library, red, blue or yellow but always empty! The phone booths have been deserted, thanks to the arrival of mobile phones comfortably installed in almost every urban citizen’s pocket. … Continue reading

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Bike Week

Bike Week (March 9-18), a celebration of bikers and their bikes since 1937, begins today in Daytona Beach, Florida. Since the creation of the motorcycle, many photographers have captured the personalities of these machines, their owners, and their families. This … Continue reading

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On the Road with Danny Lyon

Danny Lyon, Brucie, his CH, and Crazy Charlie, McHenry, Illinois, 1966 Danny Lyon, From Dayton to Columbus, Ohio, 1966 Danny Lyon, My Triumph, broken gearbox spring, New Orleans, 1964 Danny Lyon, Memorial day run, Milwaukee, 1966 Danny Lyon, Zipco, Elkhorn, … Continue reading

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Gold (in Silver)… part 3

Danny Lyon, View south from 100 Gold Street, 1967 Sarah Charlesworth, Gold, 1986 Sebastiao Salgado, Serra Pelada, Brazil, 1986 Dennis Farber, Crosby St. (variant), 1987 Louise Lawler, Untitled (Gold Jackie), 1993

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Not Knowing

Weegee, [Model and photographer on the beach], ca. 1956 Lou Bernstein, Man in Suit, Panama Hat, Sleeping on Beach, 1957 Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman at “Beach”], ca. 1880 Alfred Eisenstaedt, A New York vacationer in Miami Beach, 1940 Danny Lyon, … Continue reading

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Fifty Years on the New York City Subway

Weegee, Subway Serves as Blackout Shelter, August 13, 1943 Lee Sievan, Ninth Avenue Local, South Ferry, 1940s Danny Lyon, IRT 2, South Bronx, New York City, 1979 Bruce Davidson, New York Subway, 1980 Steven Siegel, Fourth Avenue Subway Station, 1995

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Truth Now

Unidentified Photographer, I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance, 1864 Unidentified Photographer, I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance, 1864 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (Danny Lyon, photographer), NOW, ca. 1968

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