Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Weegee’s October Surprise (part 3): For President

Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Nixon”], ca. 1961 (12608.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Nixon”], ca. 1961 (11572.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Reagan”], ca. 1968 (11639.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Rockefeller”], ca. 1966 (11699.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Wallace”], ca. 1968 (12616.1993) … Continue reading

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Elections 2016: “The Family 1976”

THE FAMILY 1976, By Richard Avedon Early this year we asked Richard Avedon – one of the world’s greatest photographers – to cover America’s bicentennial presidential election. Our original idea was to publish a chronicle of the campaign – the … Continue reading

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He Kills Me

Donald Moffett, He Kills Me, 1987. Published by ACT UP New York (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) (1253.1990) As the AIDS epidemic spread, activists criticized the Reagan administration for ineffectively responding to the disease. In particular, they were concerned that … Continue reading

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Show Me Those Pearly Whites

Ferenc Berko, Rawalpindi, India, 1946 (458.1994) Bruce Nauman, Studies for Holograms, 1970 (2010.28.1) Dyke Action Machine, Gosh, We Always Knew, from Family Circle, 1992 (1191.2000) Miles Aldridge, Spot the Fake #1, 2006 (2009.8.1) Weegee, [Ronald Regan distortion], ca. 1967 (11630.1993)

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Timeless (Cheap Imitation)

Weegee, It’s six o’clock in the morning on the electric clock on top of the Consolidated Edison Company building on Fourteenth Street… I think they have the clock up there to remind the customers to pay their bills, ca. 1945 … Continue reading

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