Tag Archives: New York City

Robert Capa (1913-1954)

Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Jim Howell and son, Stillman’s Gym, New York], 1937 (534.1992) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Cal Holmes and Johnny Whiters, Stilman’s Gym, New York], 1937 (566.1992) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Stillman’s Gym, New York], 1937 (541.1992) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Eddie … Continue reading

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Weegee on the Lower East Side: Delancey Street Sandwiched Between Essex and Norfolk Streets

Weegee (1899-1968), [Wartime rationing: crowds at dairy store try to beat an impending freeze on butter, New York], March 22, 1943 (2450.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [Wartime rationing: crowds at a dairy store try to beat an impending freeze on butter], March … Continue reading

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Gran Fury

Gran Fury, Read My Lips (girls), 1988 (1137.2000) This postcard, produced for a nine-day nationwide protest in May 1988, was one of Gran Fury’s earliest designs. The nationally-based AIDS Coalition to Network, Organize, and Win called for the demonstrations, but … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001

Jeff Mermelstein, Red cube, September 11, 2001, (80.2002.10) Jeff Mermelstein, Statue, September 11, 2001 (80.2002.8) Jeff Mermelstein, Frame, September 11, 2001 (80.2002.11) Browse ICP’s complete September 11 Archive here or here.

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A Walk Up Fifth Avenue: Martin Munkacsi’s New York Street Shots

Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Empire State Building, New York], ca. 1934 (2007.10.171) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [National Recovery Administration flags and pedestrians on Fifth Avenue, New York], ca. 1934 (2007.110.178) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Singer sewing machines in storefront window, Fifth Avenue, New … Continue reading

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“And we both laughed. John laughed a lot.”

The large loft on West 18th Street that John Cage shared with Merce Cunningham was a simple, sunny, skylit living-working studio. It was divided into a sleeping area, a working space with a desk right off the kitchen […] and … Continue reading

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August 31, 1941

In broad daylight, in the Bronx, in at least two photos, Weegee artfully captured a crushed and precariously balanced car and a covered corpse. PM published on the Sunday of a Labor Day weekend, one of the photos and called … Continue reading

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