Tag Archives: Mexico

Realities at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Then and Now

“Photography is a powerful medium: a way to observe our history unfiltered and make historical events resonate decades later. Even in an era dominated by social media, photography still continues to shock and surprise. A still image allows you to … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Thanksgiving!

Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1942-43 (16442.1993) The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Protesting Racism in America

John Dominis, [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) Fifty years ago today, as the American national anthem began to … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932 (197.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Alberto Giacometti, 1961 (301.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Naples, 1963 (229.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Mexico, 1964 (235.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Sifnos, Greece, 1961 (228.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Athens, … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Frida Kahlo

Martin Munkácsi, [Frida Kahlo, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.212) Imogen Cunningham, Frida Kahlo, 1931 (2010.22.1) A pair of portraits of Frida Kahlo, who was born in 1907, 111 years ago today.

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Graciela Iturbide

Graciela Iturbide, Manos poderosas / Powerful Hands, Juchitán, México, 1986 (120.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Tehuantepec, México, 1985 (124.1995) Graciela Iturbide, La niña del peine / Girl with hair-comb, Juchitán, México, 1979 (118.1995) Graciela Iturbide, El gallo / The rooster, Juchitán, México, … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Graciela Iturbide: the women of Juchitán

Graciela Iturbide, Our Lady of the Iguanas, Juchitán, México, 1979 (130.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Serafina, Juchitán, Mexico, 1985 (129.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Doña Guadalupe, Juchitán, México, 1988 (131.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Celebration, Juchitán, México, 1986 (123.1995) Graciela Iturbide at ICP, February 19, 1997.

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment