A century of summer: photos from MoMA

TONY selects a hundred years of summer scenes from MoMA’s photo collection.

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Unknown Photographer Untitled, August 15, 1915
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Unknown Photographer, Untitled, 1921
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Kate Steinitz, Backstroke, 1930
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Umbo (Otto Umbehr), Six at the Beach, 1930
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Unknown Photographer, Untitled, circa 1933
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 The Estate of Helen Levitt

Helen Levitt,
New York, 1939

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Estate of Lisette Model; courtesy Baudoin Lebon Gallery; Paris and Keitelman Gallery; Brussels

Lisette Model, Coney Island, 1941

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Unknown Photographer, Untitled, circa 1946
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Artt; © 2013 Gordon Parks Foundation

Gordon Parks, Harlem Gang Wars, 1948

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Unknown Photographer, Untitled, circa 1950
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Roy DeCarava, Sun and Shade, 1952
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Photograph: © 2013 The New York Times
George Tames/The New York Times, Pre-Convention Scene, July 6, 1952
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Estate of Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt, Vastérival Beach, Normandy, 1954

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Magnum Photos; Inc. and Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson, Untitled, 1959

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Unknown Photographer, Untitled, August 23, 1959
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Associated Press, Anti-Integration Demonstrators in Birmingham, September 4, 1963
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Photograph: Musem of Modern Art
Anna Chojnacka, The Cult of the Body, 1963
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Estate of William Gedney

William Gedney, Untitled, Summer, 1964

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Unknown Photographer, Untitled, July 1965
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Estate of William Gedney

William Gedney, San Francisco, 1966-67

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © The Estate of Garry Winogrand; courtesy Fraenkel Gallery

Garry Winogrand, Untitled from "Women are Beautiful," 1966

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Tod Papageorge

Tod Papageorge, Shea Stadium, 1970

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; William E. Sauro/The New York Times; © 2013 The New York Times

Women Strike for Equality; New York; August 29; 1970

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © The Estate of Garry Winogrand; courtesy Fraenkel Gallery

Garry Winogrand, Kent State Demonstration, Washington, D.C., 1970

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 William Eggleston

William Eggleston, Memphis, circa 1972

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Suzanne R. Dworsky

Suzanne R. Dworsky Cape Cod, 1978

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #9, 1978

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Nicholas Nixon

Nicholas Nixon, Crescent Beach, Revere, Massachusetts, 1979

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Joel Sternfeld

Joel Sternfeld, After a Flash Flood, Rancho Mirage, California, July 1979

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Nicolas Faure

Nicolas Faure, Untitled, 1980

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Tod Papageorge

Tod Papageorge, Woman in Bikini with Radio, Central Park, 1982

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Judith Joy Ross

Judith Joy Ross, Untitled, from "Eurana Park, Weatherly, Pennsylvania," 1982

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 James Sherwood

James Sherwood, Untitled, 1983

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Joel Sternfeld

Joel Sternfeld, Glen Canyon Dam, Page, Arizona, August 1983

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Boris Mikhailov / Artists Rights Society (ARS); New York / VG Bild-Kunst; Germany

Boris Mikhailov, Untitled, 1985-86

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Andreas Gursky, Ratingen Swimming Pool, 1987
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Madoka Takagi, Coney Island, Brooklyn, 1990
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art
Tina Barney, Swimming, 1991
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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Rineke Dijkstra

Rineke Dijkstra, Odessa, Ukraine, August 4, 1993

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Judith Joy Ross

Judith Joy Ross, Graduation, Hazleton High School Stadium, Hazleton, Pennsylvania, 1993

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Mark Steinmetz

Mark Steinmetz, Maysville, Georgia, 1995

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Photograph: Museum of Modern Art; © 2013 Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas, It's the Real Thing!, 1978, 2006

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