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Operators of a wire service arrested at their headquarters after a gambling raid, 1941, Weegee

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Weegee (Arthur Fellig), "Dressing room behind the circus ring, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus", 1944. Gelatin silver print, printed circa 1950.

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Tim McLoughlin on Weegee: “He once said he wanted to show that in New York millions of people lived together in a state of total loneliness.”

Their First Murder Weegee (aka Arthur Fellig) "A woman relative cried...but neighbourhood dead-end kids enjoyed the show when a small-time racketeer was shot and killed," wrote Weegee in the caption accompanying this startling photograph in his 1945 publication Naked City.

Stella, left, and Fanny, right, the two Victorian men who were arrested and charged with having sex with each other and also of several acts of conspiracy.

Henri Cartier-Bresson - Makes your eye move around the picture, you focus in and out from the man behind the glass and the reflection. This is a man's - an immigrant's - first sight of America and his future...

Weegee, (Arthur Fellig, born as Ascher Fellig, 12.6.1899 in Zloczow - 26. Dezember 1968 in New York) USA) us-american photographer.


It happened one night: Weegee e la morte in strada

The victim of a motor accident lies by the side of the West Side Highway in New York, covered by a sheet, 1939, by Weegee.