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    • Pressure Ridge, Scott Base, Antarctica

    • Campbell, Joyce
    • From the series, Last Light: Antarctic Photographs, taken when Campbell traveled to the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. "The series makes allusion to the interconnectedness of natural systems and human intervention and complicates the simplistic...
    • Black-and-white photography; Arctic regions; Ecology; Ross Sea (Antarctica); Snow; Ice
    • Untitled, 1992

    • Cowin, Eileen
    • In the lower left corner of the image, two birds of prey seem to be in flight with wings out stretched. In the upper right background, a man with his head down and arms behind him appears to be holding or hanging from a tree trunk.
    • Black-and-white photography; Birds of prey; Birds-Flight; Wings (Anatomy); Owls; Hawks; Men
    • Beverly Hills chauffeur, 1975

    • Friedkin, Anthony
    • A driver in sunglasses and hat smiles from the passenger seat of a limousine. This black and white photograph is part of the series, The Beverly Hills Essay 1975.
    • Black-and-white photography; Limousines; Professional motor vehicle drivers
    • Joan Crawford, 1932

    • Hurrell, George, 1904-1922
    • Joan Crawford in profile, poses gazing over her left shoulder with her arm obscuring her mouth and hand above her head vanishing into the darkness behind her. The print is signed by the photographer and numbered 145 of 190.
    • Black-and-white photography; Motion picture actors and actresses; Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977
    • Duke Ellington, Paris, 1958

    • Leonard, Herman
    • Herman Leonard captured the great jazz icons of the mid-20th century. The large frame of this portrait of Duke Ellington in profile at the piano takes an audience's eyeview. Fanning across the image from the upper-right hand corner, the spotlight's...
    • Black-and-white photography; Music; Men; Musicians
    • Sequential view 105, near Vasquez Rocks

    • Flick, Robbert
    • A grid of small uniform images of different views of rock formations, nine across and six down, taken near Vasquez Rocks in Southern California.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photography of rocks; Photography, Artistic
    • Old Yuma Jail, 1947

    • Yavno, Max
    • A view through an open doorway of what looks to be a bathroom or outhouse of an abandoned building. This black and white image was taken on a shoot with friend and fellow photographer and artist, Aaron Siskind.
    • Black-and-white photography; Toilets; Abandoned buildings; Brick walls; Jails
    • Untitled (museum), 2007

    • Weems, Carrie Mae, 1953-
    • People walking up and sitting on the steps to the British Museum seem not to notice the tall female figure in a long black dress standing facing them. The figure is most likely Weems. The stairs cut midway through the image on a horizontal line....
    • Black-and-white photography; Women artists, Black; Women, Black, in art; Columns; Stairs; Dresses; British Museum
    • Pearl Bailey, Birdland, NYC, 1950

    • Leonard, Herman
    • Herman Leonard captured the great jazz icons of the mid-20th century, including Pearl Bailey.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women; Music; Dance
    • Woman in white

    • Anderson, William
    • A woman in a white dress and scarf bends over holding a ball placed in a shelf under a full dish rack. Behind the objects is a wood wall that looks to have headless and partially nude female figures with arms outstretched painted on it.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women, Black, in art; Dresses; Scarves; Balls (Sporting goods)

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