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The Critic… Then the Cat!

Weegee, [Tavern dismantled after bootleg liquor raid, New York], November 24, 1943 (13986.1993) Federal men took care of Walsh’s Bar and Grill, 213 Tenth Ave. after place was accused of taking bad care of its customers by selling bootleg liquor. … Continue reading

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“The Critic” @ 75

Weegee, “The Critic,” November 22, 1943 (Weegee negative 1) 75 Years ago today, November 22, 1943, Weegee made the photograph known as “The Critic.” In preparation for this day, we’ve looked at Weegee’s published work for the proceeding month. Throughout … Continue reading

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“Well Done!” 71 Years Ago Today…

PM, November 22, 1943, p. 21 Weegee made the photograph known as “The Critic” 71 years ago today, November 22, 1943. After Weegee made one of the most iconic photos in the 20th century, what did he do? And what … Continue reading

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Mrs. George Washington Kavanaugh

Weegee, The Critic, 1943 Marie Hansen, Mrs. George Washington Kavanaugh at Metropolitan Opera intermission, 1944 She is the subject of one of Weegee’s most famous images (The Critic), but who was the woman in the white fur coat?  She was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Weegee!

Weegee, The Genuis of the Camera, ca. 1935 Weegee, My Studio, 1941 Weegee, Weegee with Mrs. George Washington at Met Opera House, ca. 1943 Weegee, Weegee and Peter Sellers on the set of Dr. Strangelove, 1963 Weegee, Weegee and Andy … Continue reading

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