All posts tagged “Corrado Serra

The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman at New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, August 18 – October 15, 2017

“The New-York Historical Society celebrates the late photographer Editta Sherman (1912–2013) with a special exhibition of her celebrity portraits, to be shown in the Joyce B. Cowin Women’s History Gallery in the Museum’s new Center for Women’s History. The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman… Read More

The First Total Solar Eclipse Ever Captured in Photographs in the United States, May 26, 1854. Gillman Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

“The first total eclipse of the sun that was visible in North America after the invention of photography occurred 163 years ago, on May 26, 1854. Photographers William and Frederick Langenheim, brothers from Philadelphia, made eight sequential daguerreotypes of the eclipse. Seven survive and are… Read More

Secrets and Seawalls, A Dance Performance by Kinesis Project aboard the 1885 Cargo Ship Wavertree, July 27 at 7pm and July 30 at 5pm

Photographs by Corrado Serra.  “The South Street Seaport Museum and Kinesis Project dance theatre present Secrets and Seawalls aboard the restored 1885 full-rigged cargo sailing ship Wavertree. Secrets and Seawalls is an evening of dance in two distinct acts. Inspired by hurricane Sandy and New York’s strength and susceptibility, Melissa… Read More

Eloise at the Museum at New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, June 30 – October 9, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “The New-York Historical Society celebrates the feisty charm and audacious spirit of Eloise, who continues to be a picture book superstar more than 60 years after her debut. Eloise at the Museum reveals the creative collaboration between cabaret star Kay Thompson (1909–1998) and the young illustrator Hilary… Read More