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Magic (by Martin Munkasci) at Midnight

Martin Munkacsi , [Hand and Automaton], 1928 (2007.110.303) Martin Munkacsi , [Man and Automaton], 1928 (2007.110.302) Martin Munkacsi , [Magical Objects], 1928 (2007.110.301) (“Objects related to magic… One has a label which reads Chevalier Ernst Thorn, magician, 1853 – 1928. … Continue reading

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Six Skulls (for Halloween)

Andreas Feininger, Ritual Skull, 1969, (841.1976) Vu, June 29, 1932 (2009.61.20) (One cover photo by André Kertész.) Vu, April 3, 1935 (2009.61.101) (Photo by Martin Munkacsi.) Danny Lyon, Mark di Suvero with the skull “Yorick” in his 195 Front Street … Continue reading

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Flags and fireworks

Faith Ringgold, Judson 3, 1970, (877.2002) Jasper Johns, Moratorium, 1969, (837.2002) George Maciunas (1931-1978), U.S.A. Surpasses All the Genocide Records!, 1968, (817.2002) Artists’ Poster Committee of Art Workers Coalition, Peoples Flag Show, 1970 (883.2002) Artists’ Poster Committee of Art Workers … Continue reading

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“That’s Magic! Too”

SPOILER ALERT! The secret of this exciting and enchanting illusion will be revealed below… Martin Munkácsi (1896–1963), [Demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.299) This is where we last left off in this macabre and magical series of glass plate negatives … Continue reading

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“That’s Magic!”

Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.298) Martin Munkácsi, [Man demonstrating magic trick, Budapest], 1928 (2007.110.299) Tune in next week for a few more revealing photos in this macabre and magical series of glass plate negatives made by … Continue reading

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Flea and Dog Markets

André Kertész, The Flea Market, Paris, 1929 (1.1978.d) Leonard Freed, [Man holding umbrella and painting, Waterlooplein Flea Market, Amsterdam, Netherlands.], 1958 (2014.56.23) Andy Warhol, Flea Market, New York, 1980s (2008.58.143) Martin Munkácsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.49) Martin Munkácsi, [Dog … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden, Boy with Turkey, ca. 1920 (590.1983) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Irving Haberman, [Kenneth White and Flora Percudani, both 5, of the Childrens Aid Society’s West Side … Continue reading

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