Tag Archives: Lucien Aigner

“I love you as I never did before.”

Lucien Aigner (1901-1999), At the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, ca. 1934 (338.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995), [Wartime Farewells, Pennsylvania Station, New York], 1944 (1448.2005) Sailor Fred McDow passionately kissing his girlfriend Ethel Huseland goodbye, as a friend stands by watching uncomfortably, in … Continue reading

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Lucien Aigner

Lucien Aigner, In the “salle des pas perdues” during the presidential election, Versailles, 1931 (282.1982) Lucien Aigner, Election Scene on the Grand Boulevard, 1930 (283.1982) Lucien Aigner, Ballet Practice at the Grand Opera, Paris, 1934 (340.1982) Lucien Aigner, “Aeroplage” in … Continue reading

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Bastille Day, 2017

Lucien Aigner, Entertainment of children on Bastille Day in Paris, 1934 (339.1982) Lucien Aigner, Boulevard St. Martin on Bastille Day, Paris, 1937 (318.1982) Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bastille Day, Paris, ca. 1936 (336.1994) Roman Vishniac, [Bastille Day celebrations, rue du Faubourg-Montmartre, Paris], … Continue reading

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“Toscanini’s Magic Wand”

Lucien Aigner, [Lorin Maazel conducting the National Music Camp Orchestra or the Interlochen Youth Orchestra], 1939 (2013.112.140) PM, July 6, 1941, p. 14 Lorin Maazel, Age 11, Takes Up Toscanini’s Magic Wand “The NBC Summer Symphony obeyed him last night. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!

Fred Stein, Albert Einstein, Princeton, New Jersey, 1946 (238.1993) Born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany, Albert Einstein received his PhD in 1905 from the University of Zurich. During the same year he published five theoretical papers, including “On … Continue reading

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The Joys of Commuting

Lucien Aigner, Last express to the suburbs, Paris, 1934 (277.1982) Gordon Parks, Commuters, New York City, 1946 (152.1983) Dan Weiner, Commuters, Forest Park, Illinois, 1953 (138.1992) Charles Pratt, Hoboken Ferry, 1963 (94.1996) Sebastião Salgado, Churchgate is the terminus station of … Continue reading

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Welcome Mayor de Blasio!

Today Bill de Blasio becomes the 109th mayor of New York City. Here’s a look back at some of the city’s previous mayors: Unidentified Artist, Mayor Gaynor at his Desk, January 3, 1910 (233.2001) William Jay Gaynor was the city’s … Continue reading

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