Tag Archives: Greenwich Village

Ghosts, Spooks, and Spirits

[Telegram addressed to Weegee from Susan Kuehn, Mademoiselle Magazine guest fiction editor, asking about his experience with ghosts and spirits], July 24, 1946 (21581.1993) Weegee Care Julius’s Bar 159 West 10 St. We’re doing an article on ghosts, spooks, and … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (7)

Frank Wendt, [Noble George Washington Winner and Mary Jane Winner with Dog], 1896 (2011.47.14) Ilse Bing, Helen lying down with dog, 1949 (34.1991) George Zimbel, Boy and Great Dane, Bronx, New York City, 1960 (117.1985) Chim, (David Seymour), [Françoise Sagan … Continue reading

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Chess (1950s-1970s)

Chim (David Seymour 1911-1956), [Chess game in the library room, Huleh Valley, Israel], 1951 (691.1986) Alexander Liberman (1912-1999), Marcel Duchamp, New York City, 1959 (174.1990) Alexander Liberman (1912-1999), Marcel Duchamp’s hands, New York City, 1959-60, (157.1990) Carl Mydans, Bobby Fischer, … Continue reading

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A Moondog Centennial

Two of the most significant composers and musicians of the 20th century, Moondog and Miles Davis, were born 100 and 90 years ago tomorrow, May 26. Moondog was born in 1916 and Miles in 1926. To commemorate the Moondog centennial … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Out of This World (part 1)

Weegee (1899-1968), Naked City, 1945, (2011.75.2) Weegee (1899-1968), [Untitled], ca. 1957 (5760.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), “The World, All Out of Shape,” ca. 1957 (5779.1993) Written on a piece of paper attached to the verso are alternate titles: “1. The world isn’t … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: 74 Years Ago Today “… the whole machine was reduced to this crumpled mass.”

PM, October 14, 1941, Vol. 2, No. 85, p. 15 (Photos by Weegee and Bob Evans.) 32 People Have Died on This West Side Highway Curve There’s a murderous curve on the West Side Highway at Little W. 12th St., … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: “I had no phone; I’m allergic to them”

Weegee photos of people on the phone and quotes about telephones from Weegee by Weegee… Yes, this week, I’m phoning it in… Weegee, A phone booth is a handy place to make a date, ca. 1943 (2123.1993) Weegee, [George C. … Continue reading

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