Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Hedy Lamarr

Portrait of Hedy Lamarr, 1938, by George Hurrell, American, 1904-1992.  Hedy Lamarr, born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, American, born Austria, actress, scientist, inventor, 1914-2000. 

Moulin Rouge

Soviet film poster for Moulin Rouge, 1928, designed by Vladimir Sternberg, 1899-1982, Soviet, and Georgii Sternberg, Soviet, 1900-1933.  Moulin Rouge, 1928, directed by A. E. Dupont, born Ewald Andre Dupont, German, writer, film director, talent agent, 1891-1956.

Lucrecia Borgia

Mexican film poster for Lucrecia Borgia, 1935, artist unknown.  Lucrecia Borgia, 1935, directed by Abel Gance, French, writer, director, 1889-1981. 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

California Wildfires

Satellite photograph of California wildfires,  December 5, 2017.  NASA,

Lunar Craters, Apollo 10

Lunar craters, far side of the moon, 1969, by the crew of Apollo 10.  Thomas P. Stafford, American, Air Force officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-.  John Young, Naval officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-.  Eugene Cernan, American, Naval officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1934-2017. 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Gala Eluard

Portrait of Gala Eluard, 1924, by Max Ernst, French, born Germany, 1891-1976.  Gala Eluard, born Elena Ivanovna, Diakonova, Russian, model, 1894-1992.  Oil on canvas.


Rayograph, made sometime between 1923 and 1928, by Man Ray, American, born Emmanuel Radnitzky, photographer, painter, 1890-1976.