Pictures of the Times

The New York Times has announced a gift to The Museum of Modern Art of three hundred remarkable photographs from its archive of over five million pictures. This gift initiates The New York Times Collection at the Museum and forms the basis of the one hundred and fifty photographs that constitute the exhibition, Pictures of the Times: A Century of Photography from The New York Times” (Lowry, 6)

SCAD’s Visual Resources Center has added 20 images from Pictures of the Times: A Century of Photography from The New York Times to our Digital Image Database. These are available to the SCAD community with your MySCAD log-in.

Images clockwise from top-left:

Times Wide World Photos. (1930). A Mexican Artist Records His First Impressions of San Francisco [Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera]. San Francisco, California.

NASA. (1969). View of Astronaut Footprint in Lunar Soil. Lunar Surface.

Associated Press. (1954). Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy and Roy Cohn. Washington, D.C.

Times Wide World Photos. (1927). The Best Show of the Season in New York City. New York City, New York.

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