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Thursday, 16 April 2015

Edwin Denby / Weegee: In Public, In Private (In the Tunnel of Love and Death)

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Fotógrafos @CINEBLOG: #Weegee: 1943 - 'Lovers with 3-D glasses at the Palace Theatre'
#Weegee @classicepics #3D: image via Cineblog.net @CINEBLOG, 3 March 2015
 

They laugh when the fouled champion throws in the towel
They laugh when the gored horse stumbles in his guts
When the bulb breaks on the movie actress they howl
But never so loud as when a man loses his nuts.
 
And laughter being a token of happiness
Conclude what happy animals humans are
For an accident one imagines a real distress
When it happens rockets our pleasure way up over par.
 
But the joy we feed our liquid body with is dreaming
(A policed forest where lean hunters poach)
Bring home our love's face mangled and screaming
Or if we're the victim, looking at us in reproach.
 
This happy drug no public doctor cures us of
Each is a private addict to pleasures of love.

Edwin Denby (1903-1983): "They laugh when the fouled champion throws in the towel", from In Public, In Private (1948)


Weegee (Arthur Fellig): In the Dark / Addicted to Love



 Happy Valentine's Day, photolovers! "Lovers at the Palace Theatre" (c.1945) by the one and only #Weegee: image via Howard Greenberg @HGreenbergGllry, 14 February 2014

 
#Weegee: image via Jarry @Henry_Jarry, 30 September 2014


Boy with finger in his mouth: photo by Weegee/International Centre of Photography via The Guardian, 9 January 2015
 

#WEEGEE: image via Cheryl Georgette @BOHEMIANFOREST. 6 February 2015


 #Weegee
dans l’obscurité des cinémas via @LaBoiteVerte #photographie #cinema image via Margaux Duquesne @MduqN, 3 March 2015


  #Weegee dans l’obscurité des cinémas via @LaBoiteVerte #photographie #cinema image via Margaux Duquesne @MduqN, 3 March 2015


L'américain #Weegee a parcouru les #cinemas américains avec son appareil  #photo, un flash et un filtre infrarouge: image via Kel Expo @KelExpo,. 23 March 2015


Boy looking through binoculars: photo by Weegee/International Centre of Photography via The Guardian, 9 January 2015
 

Anni '40, buio in sala: i segreti li svela #Weegee #LaRepubblica_it #fotografía: image via Jorge Rodriguez @jrdelalamo, 30 January 2015


Girls laughing at movie: photo by Weegee/International Centre of Photography via The Guardian, 9 January 2015


Boy eating out of a paper bag: photo by Weegee/International Centre of Photography via The Guardian, 9 January 2015
 

Anni '40, buio in sala: i segreti li svela #Weegee #LaRepubblica_it #fotografía: image via Jorge Rodriguez @jrdelalamo, 30 January 2015
 

Anni '40, buio in sala: i segreti li svela #Weegee #LaRepubblica_it #fotografía: image via Jorge Rodriguez @jrdelalamo, 30 January 2015
 

#Weegee, c. 1950: image via Jarry @Henry_Jarry. 1 February 2015
 

#Weegee: image via Jarry @Henry_Jarry. 1 February 2015

Lady, I like the way you ask a favor. #BNoirDetour #Weegee: image via John Drummond 4 @eyesJohnny. 15 March 2015

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 "@ArodSpainMedia: "megusta esta #fotgrafía de #Weegee "Chico encuentra chica" De su libro Naked Hollywood.": image via Cristina Romero  @cris_rome, 21 January 2013


Some Halloween sweetness from #Weegee: Boy meets Girl from Outer Space, New York City, 1955. Happy Halloween ya'll: image via Anderson Co. Library @andersonsclib, 30 October 2013
 

Para mi, una de las mejores fotos de #Weegee (Boy Meets Girl from Mars, 1955): image via Atacart @AtacArt, 1 August 2014


 Como era de esperar, #Weegee está equipado de serie para cualquier eventualidad epidémica.#protocolografía: image via Casa de la Imagen  @casadelaimagen, 9 October 2014


Jeudi 3 Avril #Weegee - la photographie noire - débarque @Bleu du Ciel Lyon: image via Le Bleu du Ciel @BleuduCielLyon, 27 March 2014


Story on #photography #legend #weegee at the #circus in #NewYorkCity with pics by © @ICPhotog: image via Boo York City @booyorkbooyork, 21 May 2014

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Photos that changed the world - How  #Weegee's The Critic ushered in tabloid #photography: image via Phaidon @Phaidon, 18 September 2014


 #ArthurFelligOne of my faves by photographer #Weegee a NewYork dancer taking a break.... #Goddess: image via Goddess Of The World @World_Goddess, 30 June 2013


 #throwbackthursday Lot #157, #WEEGEE
Stripper in a Dressing Room, c. 1950: image via Santa Monica Auction @SMAAuctions, 17 April 2014


#Weegee's spirit lives on in the upcoming film #Nightcrawler. @StevenKasher @newyorker: image via photograph magazine @photographmag, 17 December 2014


#Weegee
drunk on the bowery 1943: image via Barry Dissinger @bdissing, 1 January 2014


#Weegee drink coca-cola 1950: image via Barry Dissinger @bdissing, 10 September 2014


#Weegee
joy of living 1942: image via Barry Dissinger @bdissing, 2 January 2014


#Photography by Arthur Fellig #hot #dance #BlackAndWhite #weegee: image via caroline rath @luckyrio21, 20 July 2013


#Weegee #Fotomaton: image via Jarry @Henry_Jarry, 18 November 2014


A travelogue for the hip, the hung & the damned. #Weegee: image via Theodora T. Calavera @TeddyCalavera, 29 January 2014

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 Photo by #Weegee for your Wednesday morning: image via Ms. Rebecca Knox @Ms. Rebecca Knox, 22 January 2013

#Weegee, 1942: image via Jarry @Henry_Jarry. 31 March 2015
 

La Paramount le fichó para que retratara sus salas y el hijoputa se dedicó a hacer fotos de besos furtivos. #Weegee: image via Atacart #Atacart, 16 November 2013 


Ancora un po' di tempo per la #Mostra di #Weegee  Fino al 14/7 Palazzo Magnani #ReggioEmilia: image via Sara Filippi @filisara, 9 July 2013


Who ya gonna call? "@adalbertoasf: "Henry_Jarry @HenryJarry #Weegee NY 1945" via UweSteiner": image via Richard Pye @Rich_Pye, 29 December 2013 Hackney, London

 
«At an East Side Murder», 1943. #Weegee percorre la New York degli anni Trenta e Quaranta raccontandone i bassifondi: image via Rosario Pavia @ RosarioPavia, 18 April 2013
 

“¡Pobre del amor al que la fantasía abandona!" #ArturoGraf #Weegee: image via Nina @mascarada19, 8 April 2015
 

Their First Murder. #Weegee: image via fluxions @fluxions, 22 June 2013


Weegee was one of the best photojournalists of all time. See: "Simply Add Boiling Water" from 1937. #weegee #amazing: image via Magic Transistor @magictransistor, 28 January 2013

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© #Weegee (Arthur H. #Fellig / *1899 - 1968 / #USA) | Warming Up on Canal Street, 1938.: image via Daniel Churechawa @DanielChurechaw, 18 March 2015


Mapping the Mid-Century Murders & Gritty Life of New York: #Weegee #Photographs: image via Cynthia Wenslow @WenslowPhoto, 14 April 2015


Act of Love at the Astor Theatre, Times Square, 1954. After moving to Hollywood in 1947, Weegee devoted most of his energy to making 16mm films and photographs for his "Distortions" series, a project that resulted in experimental portraits of celebrities and political figures. He returned to New York in 1952 and lectured and wrote about photography until his death on 27 December 1968: : photo by Weegee/International Center of Photography via The Guardian, 31 March 2015


The Ham n Egg on Broadway, 1953/4. International Center of Photography's s retrospective exhibition in 1998 attested to Weegee’s continued popularity: photo by Weegee/International Center of Photography via The Guardian, 31 March 2015
 

Under the Third Avenue Elevated, 1938: photo by Weegee/International Center of Photography via The Guardian, 31 March 2015


[Times Square, 1957] This @AP photo essay matches mid-20th century photos of #NYC by #Weegee w/ contemporary ones: image via Spencer Museum of Art @SpencerMuseum, 10 April 2015

4 comments:

manik sharma said...

Tom,

Funny images. Give them a twitter feed, or worse make them follow Kanye West's. And we can get some modern perspective.

vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) said...

Love the photo of a stogie chomping Weegee getting some of his own medicine.

VANITAS said...

Love the Denby/Weegee connect! More Denby!

TC said...

Thanks very much, Vincent.

This post has been lying dormant, waiting to be born.

I believe you may have just kissed it into life!