Tag Archives: New York

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. Advertisements

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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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Labor Day

Sol Libsohn, Iron Worker Rigging a Section of Standpipe, New Jersey, 1948 (240.1983) Esther Bubley, Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge, 1943-50 (244.1983) Harold Corsini, Welder Joins a Pipe During Construction of Refinery, 1943-50 (246.1983)

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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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“Bright, smart or brilliant, things like that.”

Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), Little Italy, Manhattan (Feast of San Gennaro), 1952 (367.1984) [Joseph Ronga, 106 Mulberry St.] Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 42nd Street (Looking West) and Vanderbilt Avenue, 1953 (369.1984) Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 30th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC (Sunday a.m.), … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Jay Maisel, Bird in Iran, 1984 (251.1991) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. Aquarium, 1985 (89.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. Aquarium, 1972 (99.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. Aquarium, 1975 (100.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Newfy, N.Y. Aquarium, 1977 (97.1992) Douglas Faulkner, Golden-Crested Damselfish, … Continue reading

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