Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Spanish Civil War Poster

Loyalist poster, artist unknown, 1936. Trabajadores el POUM os espera, Workers, await the POUM. POUM, Partido Obrero de Unificacion Marxista, The Workers Party of Marxist Unification.

Falling Soldier Spanish Civil War

Loyalist Militiaman at the Moment of Death, Cerro Muriano, September 5, 1936, photograph by Robert Capa (Born Endre Erno Friedmann) Hungarian, 1913-1954

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Reform Girl

Reform Girl movie poster, released 1933, directed by Sam Newfield.

Pro Eto

Pro Eto (About It) magazine cover, 1923, designed by Aleksandr Rodchenko, Russian, 1891-1956.

Paris Society

Paris Society, 1931, by Max Beckmann, German, 1884-1950, oil on canvas.


Trinity atomic bomb test, July 16, 1945.

Composition For Color 1863, Factory By the Sea

Composition 1863 (Factory by the Sea) by Stuart Davis, American 1892-1964, gouache on paper

Monday, November 21, 2011

Roberto Clemente Rookie Card

Roberto Clemente (1934-72) Born Puerto Rico. Played for the Pittsburgh Pirates 1955-72.

Musidora as Irma Vep

Musidora, stage name of French actress Jeanne Roques (1889-1957), as Irma Vep in episode nine of Les Vampires (1915), written and directed by Louis Feuillade.


Fashion photograph, photographer/designer unknown. Possibly from 1962.

Scenes In California Novelty Postcard

Published by Freddie's Postcards, mailed April 6, 1909. From my collection.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Composition For Color Themes

Composition For Color Themes, watercolor on paper, 1932, by Oscar Bluemner, American born Germany, 1867-1938