Tag Archives: Wu Yinxian

The sun

Cynthia Farnell, Steeple, Horry County, South Carolina, 2010 (2010.76.2) Weegee, [Empire State Building, New York], ca. 1955 (3378.1993) Weegee, Statue of Liberty, ca. 1961 (5916.1993) Charles H. Traub, Queensbridge Park, New York, 1988 (446.1991) Wu Yinxian, Afterglow, Guangxi, 1965 (167.1988) … Continue reading

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Summer solstice

Wu Yinxian, Fisherman’s evening song, Guangxi, 1982 (177.1988) Harold Feinstein, Twin Delaware Sun, New Hope, Pa., 1963 (592.1982) Vitaly Butyrin, Young World, 1983 (1092.1986) Vitaly Butyrin, Requiem in Memoriam of V.S., 1983 (1089.1986) Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko, Tochigi, 1974 (21.1994) Paul … Continue reading

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Water is Life: Life is Water

Hidekazu Iwase, Last Light, 1989 (42.1994) Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko,Tochigi, August 1979 (12.1994) Aleksandras Macijauskas, Beginning, 1984 (1144.1986) Brett Weston (1911-1993), Trees, Water, Reflection, ca. 1965 (2012.119.51) Brett Weston (1911-1993), Rock and Water Reflection, High Sierra, ca. 1960 (2012.119.66) Wu Yinxian … Continue reading

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Water is Work

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), [Worker soaking silk skeins in boiled water to free it of gum, Madison Silk Company in Barnert Mills, Paterson, New Jersey], March 1937, (856.1975) Henry Ries (1917-2004), Restoration of Ancient Books, September 1948 (354.1990) Henri Cartier-Bresson … Continue reading

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June 15: Nature Photography Day

Started in 2006, The North American Nature Photography Association celebrates nature photography on June 15, during Nature Photography Day. Below a small selection of “nature photographs” from the ICP Collections: William Edward Dassonville, Golden Gate Bridge from Sausalito, ca. 1937 (2008.104.9) John Pfahl, Australian Pines, Fort De Soto, … Continue reading

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Happy Year of the Snake

Wu Yinxian, Night of Festival, China, 1984 (236.1988) China Pictorial, 1975 (346.2005) Weegee, Chinatown—Fire Cracker Going Off (14538.1993) February 10 will mark one of the biggest holidays on the Chinese calendar, the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival. We will … Continue reading

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What’s the Point?

Pointing fingers is rude. W. Eugene Smith, British actor, playwright, and composer, Noel Coward, 1949 In western cultural codes and etiquette, we are taught not to point fingers at people, as it is unacceptable. Quite naturally, being pointed at is … Continue reading

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