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Eve Arnold: “Words”

Eve Arnold, Marlene Dietrich recording Lili Marlene, 1952 (770.1983) Then late one rainy night I received a call to cover a recording session of Marlene Dietrich in which she would sing the songs she had sung to the Allied troops … Continue reading

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Year of the Puppy Dog (8): Martin Munkacsi’s Market

Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.44) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.49) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.45) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.47) Martin Munkacsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.57) Martin Munkacsi, [Box that held … Continue reading

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“A wishful dream about Thanksgiving, turkey, etc.” – Happy Thanksgiving, 2017

Aaron Siskind, Harlem Peace Meals, ca. 1937 (93.1981) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the … Continue reading

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Cats, Animals Help Society, London, by Martin Munkacsi

Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Cat sitting on sign for the Animals Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.495) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Woman with cat outside Animals’ Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.499) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Cats, Animals Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.492) Martin Munkacsi … Continue reading

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Weegee’s London

Billions of eyes will be glued to coverage of the 2012 London Olympics during the upcoming weeks, but are unlikely to see anything like these warped images of the city taken by Weegee in the early 1960s: Weegee, London, ca. 1960 … Continue reading

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Public Projection

Krzysztof Wodiczko, [Projection on South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London], 1985 Polish-born artist Krzysztof Wodiczko was invited to create a two-evening public projection on Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square. As it happened, while Wodiczko was in London preparing for the … Continue reading

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