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Beach Photos with Fish, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1954

BERENICE ABBOTT: “PHOTOGRAPHS”

Berenice Abbott can be considered the photographer of New York City. A revolutionary documentary photographer, Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio, in 1898, and studied for one year at Ohio State University, Columbus, before moving to New York in 1918. Abbott was part of the straight photography movement, which stressed the importance of photographs being […]

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BRASSAI: “THE LANGUAGE OF THE WALL”

Best known for his photographs of nocturnal Paris and its demimonde, Brassai also took pictures of wall carvings and markings over three decades which Brassai titled The Language of the Wall.

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CHARLES TRAUB: “DOLCE VIA” (1980’S)

  Dolce Via: Italy in the 1980s (Damiani, March 2013), features photographs by Charles H. Traub, a frequent visitor to Italy during the 1980s.             (All rights reserved. Images @ Charles Traub)

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CHRISTINE OSINKSKI: “STATEN ISLAND”

Christine Osinski moved to Staten Island, New York in the early 1980s and immediately felt at home. Osinski had grown up on the South Side of Chicago and Staten Island had the same kind of muscular, working class sensibility she was accustomed to. Between 1983 and 1984 Osinski walked the borough with a 4 x […]

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CHRISTOPHER WOOL: “EAST BROADWAY BREAKDOWN”

Christopher Wool’s (best known as a painter) East Broadway Breakdown, a large body of black-and-white photographs taken at night in the streets between the Lower East Side and Chinatown, began in the mid-1990s and was completed in 2002. ASX CHANNEL: CHRISTOPHER WOOL (All rights reserved. Images @ Christopher Wool)

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CINDY SHERMAN: “Untitled Film Stills” (1977-1980)

  Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled Film Stills,” a series of 69 black-and-white photographs created between 1977 and 1980, is widely seen as one of the most original and influential achievements in recent art.   EXPLORE ALL CINDY SHERMAN ON ASX   (All rights reserved. Images @ Cindy Sherman.)

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DAN WEINER: “PHOTOGRAPHS”

Born in New York City, Dan Weiner studied painting at the Art Students League in 1937 and at Pratt Institute from 1939 to 1940. As a member of the Photo League from 1935 to 1947, Weiner aimed to use photography to effect social change. Weiner also worked as a commercial photographer for Fortune Magazine.   […]

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“DOCUMERICA” (1971-1977)

For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s.

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DORIS ULMANN: “APPALACHIAN PORTRAITS”

Doris Ulmann (1882-1934) was born and educated in New York City. A graduate of the school of the Ethical Culture Society, a socially liberal organization that championed individual worth regardless of ethnic background or economic condition. In the late 1920’s Ulmann made trips each summer to document the rural people of the South, particularly the […]