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Happy 150th Birthday Metropolitan Museum of Art

Alan Fisher, [Tapestries exhibited at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York], 1941 (2012.121.32) PM, March 6, 1941, pp. 18-19 (photos by Alan Fisher) PM Photographer Agrees With Moses About Museums… Early this week Park Commissioner Robert Moses said some unpleasant … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

New Year’s Celebration VU, December 28, 1932 (2009.61.34) Bonne Année! Noël… Jour de l’an… la semaine des main tendues… des vœux… des étrennes… des cadeaux… Tous vous la souhaitent bonne et heuresuse. Photo Universal MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Weegee, … Continue reading

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Central Park is for People and Plants and Animals (not cars)

Martin Munkacsi, [Woman and two children with kite, Central Park], 1937 (2007.110.1908) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Christopher Isherwood and W. H. Auden, Central Park, 1938 (73.1982) Weegee, Dancing is free in Central Park, ca. 1945 (644.1993) Lou Bernstein, N.Y. City, 1973 (28.1992) Tod … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 18 is International Museum Day

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day (IMD) in 1977 to encourage public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society. Every year, International Museum Day has a theme in order to promote museum … Continue reading

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Using Central Park

Over the years Central Park has been used for many purposes: Bruce Davidson, Central Park, New York City, 1960 (2011.2005) Ernst Haas, Who has the floor? (Central Park), 1972 (79.1976) Tod Papageorge, Alice in Wonderland, 1978 (886.2000) W. Eugene Smith, Central … Continue reading

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“The world’s most human race”

Today, the thirty-second London marathon will be run by over 30,000 people from across the globe, making it one of the biggest annual running events in the world. To date, it has raised over £450 million for charity and has … Continue reading

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It’s Too Darn Hot

Garry Winogrand, Woman sunbathing beside the pool, seen from above, 1975,  from Women are Beautiful, 1981 Tod Papageorge, Man in Grass, 1981 Martin Munkácsi, [Woman sunbathing], 1935 Lisette Model, Coney Island Bather, Reclining, ca. 1939–41 Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dieppe, France, 1926 … Continue reading

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New York City Nightspots

Weegee, Billie Dauscha (left) and Mabel Sidney (right), Bowery Entertainers, December 4, 1944 Dan Weiner, El Morocco New York City, 1955 Tod Papageorge, Studio 54 with Balloon, 1978

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NYC Triathlon

Tod Papageorge, L’eggs Mini Marathon, 1979 The Nautica New York City Triathlon is an Olympic Distance race consisting of a 1500m swim, a 40k bike, and a 10k run.  The race begins with a swim in the Hudson River before … Continue reading

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