Tag Archives: Mexico

“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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Voting

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [Line of South Korean farmers walking to village office to vote for country’s President and Vice President in first vote held in battle torn republic], 1952 (1722.2005) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [South Korean farmers waiting to vote for … Continue reading

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Protesting Racism in America

John Dominis (1921–2013), [American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting racial inequity with raised fists during national anthem at Olympics, Mexico City], October 16, 1968 (recto and verso) (1012.2005) As the American national anthem began to play during the … Continue reading

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Serafina

Graciela Iturbide, Serafina,  1987 (129.1995) Serafina is part of Graciela Iturbide’s series Juchitán. The picture is rooted in the artist’s strong interest in culture, ritual, and everyday life in indigenous Mexico, particularly its matriarchal social structures and deep mysticism. Using black … Continue reading

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Voting

James Nachtwey, Voting lines, San Salvador, March 1982 (425.2005) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Lines of people waiting to vote in the presidential election, Mexico City], July 7, 1940 (2857.1992) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [Line of South Korean farmers walking to village office … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera – Part 2 – Interior

Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, Mexico City, 1934 (2007.110.209) Martin Munkacsi, [Diego Rivera’s studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.224) Martin Munkacsi, [Diego Rivera’s studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.220) Martin Munkacsi, [Interior of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo’s studio-house, Mexico … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera – Part 1 – The exterior

Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.212) Martin Munkacsi, [Exterior of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s house-studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.227) Martin Munkacsi, [Exterior of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s house-studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.229) Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo … Continue reading

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