Tag Archives: New York City

1928: Damaged

Walker Evans: [Workers Loading Neon “Damaged” Sign into Truck, West Eleventh Street, New York City] (1928-1930)

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1967: Alice in Wonderland

The 1967 report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders opens with a now-famous conclusion: “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white–separate and unequal.” The closing of the report is less well known: One of … Continue reading

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1930: PCA-2

A Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogiro during its certification flight over New York City, 1930

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1913: Afterglow

Jonas Lie: Afterglow (1913)

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1927: East River

Georgia O’Keeffe: East River from the Shelton (East River No. 1) (c. 1927-28)

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1910: Fifth Avenue at Twilight

Birge Harrison: Fifth Avenue at Twilight (ca. 1910)

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1973: Heavy Smog

Chester Higgins: Environmental Protection Agency photo – “The George Washington Bridge in heavy smog. View toward the New Jersey side of the Hudson River” (May 1973)

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1986: Lower Manhattan

Yvonne Jacquette: A Glimpse of Lower Manhattan (Night) (1986)

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1859: Morning Over New York

Charles Herbert Moore: Morning Over New York (c. 1859)

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1998: Beyond the Skin

Inga hears from a friend that there is an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, and decides to go see it. She thinks for a moment and recalls that the museum is on 53rd Street, so she walks to … Continue reading

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