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“The Most Extraordinary Singers and Music” – Lisette Model at Sammy’s Bowery Follies

Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer [Mabel Sidney] at Sammy’s Bar, ca. 1940, (20.1993) Mabel Sidney at Sammy’s, ca. 1955 Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer at Sammy’s, New York, ca. 1940 (49.1993) Lisette Model speaking, at ICP on November 17, 1977, about Sammy’s … Continue reading

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Strangeness and the ordinary

Toby Old,  Hooker’s Ball, Copacabana, NYC, 1976 (274.1995) Toby Old,  Xenon Disco, NYC, 1978 (69.1995) Toby Old,  Body-building Championship, Syracuse, NY, 1980 (64.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1988 (76.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1989 … Continue reading

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I love animals!

Frank Wendt, Mascot, the Talking Horse, Trained by Prof. H.S. Maguire, ca. 1900 (2011.47.93) Lisette Model, Promenade des Anglais, 1937 (79.1993) Weegee, [L. McAfee holding Cheetah during the filming of Tarzan’s Peril, Hollywood], ca. 1951 (18710.1993) Weegee, Village Type, ca. … Continue reading

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Bundle Up in Hat and Gloves

Let’s face it–it’s cold out there… But you can still stay fashionable in a debonair hat. Lisette Model, Pedestrian, New York, ca. 1945 (31.1993) Even silent-film star Gloria Swanson knows how to keep warm in the New York City cold. … Continue reading

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“Darling, the legs aren’t so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.”

Hennig & Manko, [Legs], ca. 1950 (2012.67.1) Wendy Ewald, Elvert’s sister’s legs, 1982 (3792.1992) Hans Bellmer, La Poupée, 1935 (205.1987) Lisette Model, Reflection, New York, 1940 (122.1993) Weegee, [Three-legged woman at bar], 1950s (6561.1993)

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[Groups of men dressed in women’s clothing, 1940s and 50s]

Lisette Model, Albert-Alberta, New York, 1940 Mickey Pallas, Female Impersonator Applying Make-Up, 1955 Mickey Pallas, Female Impersonator’s Grand Entrance, Chicago, 1955 Weegee, “Johnnie” Carbonele 2nd Prize Winner, ca. 1948 Bill Wood, [Group of men, dressed in women’s clothing], 1950s

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Catching a Glimpse through the Glass

Gilles Peress, Belfast City Center, 1972 Paul Caponigro, Frosted Window No. Two, Ipswich, Mass., 1961 Lisette Model, Reflection, New York, 1950 Aleksandras Macijauskas, In the Veterinary Clinic – 1, 1977 Martin Munkacsi, [Woman reflected in car ornament], 1937 Oh, Kitty! … Continue reading

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