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Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Yousuf Karsh speaking at ICP on October 7, 1977. Yousuf Karsh, Jessye Norman, April 4, 1990 (1992.1330) Yousuf Karsh speaking at ICP on October 7, 1977. Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) was born 110 … Continue reading

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Gabriel Garcia Roman

Gabriel Garcia Roman, Kia, 2016 (2017.42.2) Queer Icons is a series of portraits of individuals who, as defined by Gabriel Garcia Roman, identify as QTPoC –queer and trans people of color. Garcia Roman produces vibrant artworks of his close friends and acquaintances … Continue reading

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Helen Frankenthaler

Alexander Liberman, Helen Frankenthaler in her studio at East 83rd Street and Third Avenue, New York, 1964 (133.1990) Alexander Liberman, Helen Frankenthaler and Barnett Newman, construction site of World’s Fair, New York, 1964 (146.1990) Alexander Liberman, Helen Frankthaler and David … Continue reading

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Soldiers, Veterans Day, 2018

Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1910-30 (1077.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1918-1936 (1075.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1910-1930 (959.1990) Hornung’s Studio, [Soldier, Burlington, Iowa], 1910-30 (1089.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier], 1904-1918 (958.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [H. S. Williams, France], ca. 1917-20 (1081.1990) Unidentified Photographer, [Four soldiers, … Continue reading

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PM Family Album: Elizabeth Hawes, Photo by Mary Morris

Mary Morris, [Elizabeth Hawes], 1940 PM, September 29, 1940, p. 2 Elizabeth Hawes, “It’s Neither Abnormal Nor New for Women to Wear Trousers,” PM, September 29, 1940, p. 60 Elizabeth Hawes, “Suppose That Clothes Were Good for Four Years,” sketches … Continue reading

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Hedy Lamarr by Martin Munkacsi

Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Hedy Lamarr], 1938 (2007.110.2179) Inspired, in part, by player piano rolls and an early remote controlled radio (Philco’s “Mystery Control”) Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil invented and patented in the early 1940s a “Secret Communication System” … Continue reading

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Silver Shadows of the Moon

To commemorate of the upcoming (August 21, 2017) total solar eclipse, when “the moon will completely cover the sun,” and the moon’s shadow will be visible to most of the United States, below are five studio portraits that include representations … Continue reading

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