Tag Archives: 20th Century

1999: Under the Gowanus

Rackstraw Downes: Under the Gowanus with Sanitation Department Towers (1999) Gowanus is a neighborhood in Brooklyn. “The Gowanus Expressway, which serves as the southern extension of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, also connects the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel approach, the Prospect Expressway (NY 27), … Continue reading

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1962: You’ll Lose a Good Thing

Bruce Davidson: Chicago, 1962. I like to think this is playing on the jukebox.

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1904: Moonrise

Edward Steichen: Moonrise – Mamaroneck, New York (1904)

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1932: from the “Penaglis M. Hadoulis”

John Everett: Seascape from the “Penaglis M. Hadoulis” (1931-32)

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1990: Black Leather Jacket

From a museum show of leather jackets. This site dates this jacket to “ca. late 1970s–early 1980s,” but the “Punisher” pin and Cannibal Corpse patches clearly indicate a date in the 1990’s.

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1924: Island

Lawren Harris: Pic Island (ca. 1924) (source)

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1942: Pamphlet

Since the conquest of Poland, 300,000 Jews have been murdered in this country in the most bestial way… The German people slumber on in dull, stupid sleep and encourage the fascist criminals. Each wants to be exonerated of guilt, each … Continue reading

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