Tag Archives: illustrated periodical

Propaganda

Propaganda can serve multiple means. It can help advance a progressive cause, it can challenge our own beliefs and assumptions or reinforce stereotypes. Photography is a very malleable tool, which, often combined with words, can serve such aims effectively. Barbara … Continue reading

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Parachutes and Pessimists

Martin Munkacsi, [Student pilots with parachutes, Schleissieim flying school, near Munich], 1928 (2009.6.9) USSR in Construction, August 1935 (2012.13.22) Vu, August 11, 1937 (2011.7.180) Front 7, 1943 (2006.6.4) Robert Capa, [American paratroopers spearheading the Allied invasion of Germany, near Wesel, … Continue reading

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Vive le printemps

Vu, March 13, 1929 Regards, March 31, 1938 Voila, May 23, 1936

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Tour de France

Voila, July 7, 1934 Robert Capa, [Tour de France bicycle race, France], July 1939 Vu, July 30, 1930 Robert Capa, [Watching the Tour de France in front of the bicycle shop owned by Pierre Cloarec, one of the cyclists in … Continue reading

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Japanese Propaganda: Front (1941-45)

Front, nos. 1 & 2 (Spanish) Front, 1942, nos. 3 & 4 (English) Front, 1943, nos. 5 and 6 (English) Front, 1943, no. 7 (Japanese) Published under the auspices of the Eastern Way Company or Toho-sha, Front was created by … Continue reading

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The Irascibles

Nina Leen, The Irascibles, 1950 Nina Leen, The Irascibles. From left, rear, they are: Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Ad Reinhardt, Hedda Sterne; (next row) Richard Pousette-Dart, William Baziotes, Jimmy Ernst (with bow tie), Jackson Pollock (in striped jacket), James … Continue reading

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Manchuria-Graph

Manchuria-Graph, January 1937 Known in its earliest incarnations as Pictorial Manchuria (1933) and Manchuria Pictorial (1934),  Manchuria-Graph (1935–44) was published under the auspices of the public relations department of the South Manchuria Railway Company. The company, which maintained all of … Continue reading

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The Office

Signal, March 2, 1941, pp. 24–25 Signal, March 2, 1941, p. 26 The German periodical Signal was published by the Oberkommande der Wehrmacht, the armed forces of Germany, during World War II. First published in April 1940, it was intended … Continue reading

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