Tag Archives: Noel Coward

Year of the Dog (5)

Anatol Josepho, [Self-portrait of Anatol Josepho (inventor of the photo booth) with terrier], 1928-30 (2008.8.1) Martin Munkacsi, [Martin and Alice Munkacsi with dog], ca. 1932 (2007.110.1219) Gisele Freund, Three generations of Joyces. James Joyce, seated, Giorgio standing, and Stephen playing … Continue reading

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What’s the Point?

Pointing fingers is rude. W. Eugene Smith, British actor, playwright, and composer, Noel Coward, 1949 In western cultural codes and etiquette, we are taught not to point fingers at people, as it is unacceptable. Quite naturally, being pointed at is … Continue reading

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Henri Cartier-Bresson or W. Eugene Smith?

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Truman Capote, 1947 W. Eugene Smith, British actor, playwright, and composer Noel Coward, 1949 Henri Cartier-Bresson, Eunuch of the imperial court of the last dynasty, Peking, 1949 W. Eugene Smith, [Newborn infant being presented to Alice Cooper], 1951 … Continue reading

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National Dog Day

David Seymour, [Noel Coward at home, hugging his poodle], ca. 1950 It is the Human Condition to Love. It is Love that Changes the Human Condition. It is the Love of one Human that can Change a Nation. It is that Love which empowers … Continue reading

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