Tag Archives: Garry Winogrand

MoMA: Past, Present, and Future

The Museum of Modern Art has had different stages of development, each characterized by an expansion. In 1939, after having already moved three times in ten years, the museum found its permanent location on West 53rd Street, where it remains … Continue reading

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Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. – Mark Twain

Garry Winogrand, [Woman riding bicycle] from Women are Beautiful, 1975 (257.1984) Most bicyclists in New York City obey instinct far more than they obey the traffic laws, which is to say that they run red lights, go the wrong way … Continue reading

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Theories of Motion

In May of last year, MIT’s Kurtz Gallery for Photography opened with its first exhibition featuring Berenice Abbott. Abbott was hired by MIT to develop photographic imagery for the teachings of physics and spent two years using photography to document the … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My Dog

Filling the role of Man’s Best Friend below are some featured pups being embraced, ogled, petted, held, hugged, and loved by their owners. Dogs with style: Chim (David Seymour), [Peggy Guggenheim on the Grand Canal, Venice], 1950 (354.1982) Dogs with … Continue reading

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Laughing Ladies

Cecil Beaton, [Katharine Hepburn], 1960 (1253.2005) Garry Winogrand, New York City, 1968, from the series Women are Beautiful, 1981 (283.1984) Leonard McCombe, [Kim Novak laughing at joke by Otto Preminger, New York], 1956 (1103.2005) Toni Frissell, Five Girls Running, New … Continue reading

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Football Fever

On February 3, millions of viewers will tune in to watch the Baltimore Ravens play the San Francisco 49ers in the Superbowl. How do you capture in a still image the intensity of watching a football game like the Superbowl … Continue reading

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Using Central Park

Over the years Central Park has been used for many purposes: Bruce Davidson, Central Park, New York City, 1960 (2011.2005) Ernst Haas, Who has the floor? (Central Park), 1972 (79.1976) Tod Papageorge, Alice in Wonderland, 1978 (886.2000) W. Eugene Smith, Central … Continue reading

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