Tag Archives: Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Central Park is for People and Plants and Animals (not cars)

Martin Munkacsi, [Woman and two children with kite, Central Park], 1937 (2007.110.1908) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Christopher Isherwood and W. H. Auden, Central Park, 1938 (73.1982) Weegee, Dancing is free in Central Park, ca. 1945 (644.1993) Lou Bernstein, N.Y. City, 1973 (28.1992) Tod … Continue reading

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For the birds

Richard Tepe (1873-1952), Two young brown chicks in their nest, ca. 1910-40 (323.2001) Richard Tepe (1873-1952), Female aquatic warbler in her nest with young, June 25, 1935 (305.2001) Richard Tepe (1873-1952), A bullfinch with its young at the nest in … Continue reading

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Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Mrs. Ramsey, Tennessee, 1933 (69.1982) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hopper, New York, 1933 (70.1982) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Nude, 1941 (77.1982) Born in Alameda, California, Dahl-Wolfe studied at the San Francisco Institute of Art. In 1921, while working as a … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2016

Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard, 1978 (28.1983) Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006). Ruth Bernhard lives in the upstairs flat of a narrow white Victorian house in San Francisco. The staircase runs straight to the top, where both long walls are hung with … Continue reading

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Robert Doisneau’s Pictures of Women

Perhaps best known for his iconic Parisian image The Kiss by the Town Hall, Robert Doisneau left a photographic legacy filled with warm, humorous, and poetic black-and-white impressions of everyday life in the French capital. The Doisneau photographs in the … Continue reading

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Focus on Fashion: Coats

David Seidner, [Yves Saint Laurent], 1983 (2007.63.7) Louise Dahl-Wolf, Natalie in Grès coat, Kairouan, 1950 (82.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt, A New York vacationer in Miami Beach, 1940 (331.1989) Martin Munkacsi, [Woman wearing Jaeger travel coat on wing of airplane], 1939 (2007.110.2267)

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Focus on Fashion: Dior

Louis Dahl-Wolfe, Mary Jane Russell in Dior swan hat, Paris, 1949 Martin Munkacsi, [Woman wearing Dior suit], 1949 Gisele Freund, [Juan Peron watching chambermaid adjust medals on wife Eva Peron’s Dior gown, Theatre Colon, Buenos Aires], July 9, 1950 Richard … Continue reading

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