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Rayogram

Vu, p. 259, March 19, 1930 (2009.52.86) Man Ray, American naturalise citoyen de Montparnesse. De peintre, il est devenu cineaste et photographe par degout d’etre oblige de peindre avec des couleurs sur de la toile. Il a voulu que ce … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing: Leon Levinstein in India and Nepal, Photographers and Photographs

Leon Levinstein (1910-1988), [Outdoor portrait studio, India], ca. 1978 (2012.114.49) Leon Levinstein (1910-1988), [Man in front of photographer’s backdrop, India], ca. 1978 (2012.114.22) Leon Levinstein (1910-1988), [Street photography], ca. 1978 (158.1999) Leon Levinstein (1910-1988), [Untitled], ca. 1978 (160.1999) Leon Levinstein … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Out of This World (part 2)

Weegee (1899-1968), [Untitled], ca. 1957 (14204.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [Eyes], ca. 1957 (5210.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [Eyes], ca. 1957 (5217.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [Eyes], ca. 1957 (5219.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [Eyes], ca. 1957 (5224.1993) I have a real love for the camera and deep … Continue reading

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Enough is enough?

Walker Evans, Penny Pictures Display, Savannah, 1936 (50.1981.g) Leon Levinstein, Wall of photographs, ca. 1957 (2011.53.17) Leon Levinstein, [Untitled], ca. 1980, (139.1999) Weegee, Weegee in his Hollywood Studio, ca. 1950 (20282.1993) Bob Parent, [Weegee and Mel Harris with Weegee’s photographs … Continue reading

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Monocular Vision and Absurd Perspectives

John Pfahl, Australian Pines, Fort DeSoto, Florida, 1977 (416.1984) From 1974 to 1978, American photographer John Pfahl (b. 1939) worked on a series of unmanipulated color photographs on the theme of The  Altered Landscape. The series consists of landscape photographs … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Iguanas

Born in Mexico City in 1942, Graciela Iturbide is known for her photographs of the indigenous peoples of Mexico. Hired by the Ethnographic Archive of the National Indigenous Institute of Mexico in 1978, she first documented the way of life … Continue reading

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Ireland: A Love Poem

When photographer Jill Freedman visited Ireland in the 1960s, she found the traditional music enchanting. Returning in 1973, she began documenting life in the Irish countryside, focusing on singular moments that tell a story. She said, “I think of my … Continue reading

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