Thursday, May 31, 2012

Memorial For Karl Liebknecht

Memorial for Karl Liebknecht, 1919, by Kathe Kollwitz, nee Schmidt, German, 1867-1945, woodblock print.  Karl Liebknecht, German, 1871-1919, revolutionary, co-founder of the Spartakist movement and the German communist party.

Der Krieg

World War 1 German postcard, 1914, illustrator unknown, published by Holzinger & Company, Stuttgart. From my collection.

Interior II

Interior II, 1964, by Richard Hamilton, English, 1922-2011, oil, cellulose paint, collage on board.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Robert Falcon Scott at the South Pole

Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his expedition at the South Pole.  From left to right, top row, Lt. Henry "Birdie" Bowers, English, 1883-1912, Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, English, 1868-1912, Dr. Edward Adrian Wilson, English, 1872-1912, bottom row, Petty Officer Edgar Evans, 1876-1912, Capt. Lawrence "Titus" Oates, English, 1880-1912. Photograph taken with a self timed camera.

Nude and Ruins

Nude and Ruins, 1944, by Boris Anrep, Russian, 1883-1969, Gouache on Canvas.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Apocalyptic Landscape

Apocalyptic Landscape, 1913, by Ludwig Meidner. German, 1884-1966, oil on canvas.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Kim Phuc, the Girl in the Picture

Kim Phuc Flees a napalm attack on the village of Trang Bang, 1972, photograph by Nick Ut, born Huynh Cong Ut, American, born French Indochina, now Vietnam, 1951-.  Kim Phuc, Canadian, born South Vietnam, now Vietnam, philanthropist, foundation president, 1963-.

Neptune's Daughter

Neptune's Daughter, released 1914 by Universal Pictures, illustrator unknown, directed by Herbert Brenon, American, born Ireland, 1880-1978.                                                                                                  

Are You Feeling Down in the Mouth?

Novelty postcard published by E. B. & E, Ely, Boynton, & Ely, of Detroit, Michigan, circa 1900, illustrator unknown.  From my collection.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

John Kane

Self Portrait, 1929, by John Kane, born John Cain, 1866-1934, American, born Great Britain, (Scotland), painter, laborer, oil on canvas mounted on composition board.

Saturday, May 5, 2012


 Self Portrait by Bunny Yeager, 1950s, born Linnea Eleanor Yeager, American, model, photographer,  1930-2014.

Starry Night

Starry Night, 1893, oil on canvas, by Edvard Munch, Norwegian, painter and print maker, 1863-1944.