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Art Blakey Centenial

Art Blakey, Nothing But the Soul, (A drum improvisation), 1954. Herman Leonard, Art Blakey, Paris, 1958 (2008.3.13) (c) Herman Leonard Photography, LLC Art Blakey (1919-1990), one of the greatest and most influential drummers and bandleaders, was born in Pittsburgh on … Continue reading

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“and friends”

Jill Freedman, Sam and Star, County Leitrim, Ireland, 1981 (19.1988) Lou Bernstein, Barney and Friends, Pony Foundation, 1970 , (62.1992) Elliott Erwitt, Brussels, 1957 (2007.4.38) Dennis Stock, Grey Advertising, 1959 (2015.31.25) Chim (David Seymour), [Peggy Guggenheim on Grand Canal, Venice], … Continue reading

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Julia Pirotte, Resistance in Marseille, 1944

Julia Pirotte, Deux partisans juifs, Marseille, 1944 (368.1983) Julia Pirotte, Les armes, Marseille, 1944 (362.1983) Julia Pirotte, L’Insurrection, Marseille, 1944 (363.1983) Julia Pirotte, Maquis near Venelles, 1944 (377.1983) Julia Pirotte, Une action près de gardanes, Marseille, 1944 (344.1983) Julia Pirotte, … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day

Robert Capa, [Woman at a concentration camp for Spanish refugees, Argelès-sur-Mer camp, France], March 1939 (1608.1992) Ed Kashi, [Girls in front of their makeshift tent in the Ziveh refugee camp in Iran. The camp was created in the 1970’s to … Continue reading

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June 6, 1944

Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France], June 6, 1944 (2007.17.1) Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France] [verso], June 6, 1944 (2007.17.1) Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn (“Funny Face”)

Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey Hepburn holding balloons on the set of “Funny Face,” Tuileries, Paris, France], 1956 (42.1990) Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey Hepburn and designer Givenchy, trying on her gown for ballet sequence], ca. 1956 (41.1990) Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey … Continue reading

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Atget’s Magnificent Door Knockers (5)

Eugène Atget, Hotel de Bourbon Busset, 118 Rue de Grenelle, 1898-1927 (2011.52.13) Google Street View, 118 Rue de Grenelle, May 2018 Sadly this magnificent and leonine door knocker appears to no longer exist dans la nature… Eugène Atget, Heurtoir, 18 … Continue reading

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