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“A joyous confusion of the mysterious, the unknown, and the miraculous” – Jean Painlevé, Vu 1931

Vu, March 25, 1931 (2011.7.32), p. 420 (photos by André Raymond) Mysteries and Miracles of Nature Does the complete understanding of a natural phenomenon strip away its miraculous qualities? It is certainly a risk. But it should at least maintain … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

VU, photo by André Kertész, December 23, 1931, (2011.7.64) Weegee, Slumber-time in a mission… it’s Christmas, December 25, 1940 (1074.1993) Bill Wood, [Santa Claus waving from a boat], 1950s (2010.14.59) Malick Sidibé, Nuit de Noël, 1962 (22.2004) Carl De Keyzer, … Continue reading

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“A witch is talking to you”

Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 30, 1935 (2007.71.25) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 9, 1935 (2007.71.22) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.] March 23, 1935 (2007.71.24) Unidentified photographer, [Three costumed performers], ca. 1875 … Continue reading

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“Gerda Taro – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”

Unidentified Photographer, Gerda Taro, Guadalajara Front, July 1937 Gerta Pohorylle, aka Gerda Taro, was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on August 1, 1910. After attending the Königin-Charlotte Realschule in Stuttgart, the Internat Villa Florissant in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Höhere Handelsschule (Business … Continue reading

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SPRING

Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Voila, “Printemps sur la Hollande,” May 23, 1936 (2007.71.12) Vu, “Le Sacre du Printemps,” March 13, 1929 (2009.52.35)

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Year of the Dog (4): Our Friends the Dogs

Vu et Lu, June 3, 1937 (2011.7.3)

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Six Snow People

VU, December 5, 1934 (2009.61.93) Unidentified Photographer, [20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart], February 28, 1938 (2007.9.2) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, February 1938 (2006.18.4) Robert Capa, [Betty and John Marsh watching ice skating show during the … Continue reading

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