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Binh Danh (Vietnamese-American, b. 1977). "Ghost of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum #2," 2008. Daguerreotype. George Eastman Museum, purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation. © Binh Danh

The Visions of America’s Newcomers

December 3, 2019
© Myanmar Photo Archive
A wealthy family portrait taken outside Yangon in the 1930s. © Myanmar Photo Archive

Awesome Asian Archive

October 18, 2019
© 2019 Estate of Roy DeCarava.
Couple walking, Park Avenue, 1960 © 2019 Estate of Roy DeCarava. Courtesy David Zwirner

The Heydays of Harlem

September 10, 2019
Image: © Estate of Bob Mizer (1922-1992), “Beau Rouge,” Los Angeles, 1954, Gelatin silver print from original large-format negative; Courtesy of ClampArt, New York City

The Art of Sexual Outlaws

August 22, 2019
Melissa Ann Pinney (American, b. 1953). Marina as the Moon and Stars, Evanston, Illinois, 2005, from Girl Ascending. George Eastman Museum, purchase with funds from Janet and Thomas A. Fink. © Melissa Ann Pinney

Take Me to the Moon

May 2, 2019
A photograph by Hugh Mangum from Photos Day or Night: The Archive of Hugh Mangum, edited by Sarah Stacke with texts by Maurice Wallace and Martha Sumler, Hugh Mangum’s granddaughter. Image courtesy of Hugh Mangum Photographs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Photos Day or Night: An Unorthodox Story of the Am...

April 18, 2019
Photo by Benjamin F. Powelson/Courtesy of the Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
A portrait of Harriet Tubman, photographed by Benjamin F. Powelson for a carte-de-visite, 1868-1869. A new anthology from the National Museum of African American History and Culture includes portraits of prominent figures and vernacular images.

A People’s History

March 14, 2019
© Estate Brassaï Succession, Paris
"Salvador Dalí and Gala, Villa Seurat, Paris, 1932–33." © Estate Brassaï Succession, Paris

Brassaï, Night and Day

January 16, 2019
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