Tag Archives: Louis Faurer

In honor of the 125th anniversary of the death of P. T. Barnum

Frank Wendt (1858 after-1930), Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant, 1905 (2011.42.5) Printed on verso: Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant. Born in Cardiff, Wales; 22 years of age; weighs 350 lbs.; 7 ft., 8 inches in height. Tallest man on earth. … Continue reading

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“The Pursuit of Happiness”

Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Petunia C, Pony Foundation, 1970 (65.1992) Louis Faurer (1916-2001), Silent Salesman, Philadelphia, ca. 1937 (2013.99.53) Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925-1972), Untitled, 1959 (30.2005) “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all [people] are created equal, that they … Continue reading

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Reflections on Louis Faurer

Louis Faurer, New York, ca. 1949 (2013.99.27) “My eyes search for people who are grateful for life, people who forgive and whose doubts have been removed, who understand the truth, whose enduring spirit is bathed by such piercing white light … Continue reading

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