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Happy Earth DAY

Arthur Rothstein, Elephants, Kenya, 1970 (216.1989) John Pfahl, Moose and Arrow, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 1977 (427.1984) Robert Rauschenberg, [Two alligators with palm frond shadows], 1979 (63.1999) Per Bak Jensen, [Untitled], ca. 1981 (388.1982) Charles Pratt, Maine, 1967 (111.1996) … Continue reading

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A Strangelove of Pi

Anton Bruehl (1900-1982), [Pie Crust], ca. 1940s (817.2000) Weegee (1899-1968), [Baker with baked goods in City Services Building restaurant, New York], 1945 (14894.1993) “The Building. The sun pushes its way through the dark canyons of Wall Street to alight on … Continue reading

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June 15: Nature Photography Day

Started in 2006, The North American Nature Photography Association celebrates nature photography on June 15, during Nature Photography Day. Below a small selection of “nature photographs” from the ICP Collections: William Edward Dassonville, Golden Gate Bridge from Sausalito, ca. 1937 (2008.104.9) John Pfahl, Australian Pines, Fort De Soto, … Continue reading

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A First Shout-Out: The New, New American Landscape

Ernst Haas, Montana. On Set–Little Big Man Filming, 1969 (3.1976) The American landscape of our memory, and relatively our most recent past, first memorialized in the subtle hues and creamy pastels by the grand painting masters such as Thomas Cole, … Continue reading

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Monocular Vision and Absurd Perspectives

John Pfahl, Australian Pines, Fort DeSoto, Florida, 1977 (416.1984) From 1974 to 1978, American photographer John Pfahl (b. 1939) worked on a series of unmanipulated color photographs on the theme of The  Altered Landscape. The series consists of landscape photographs … Continue reading

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