Saturday, September 29, 2012

Radio Nurse Radio Transmitter

Radio Nurse Radio Transmitter, Bakelite baby monitor, 1937, designed by Isamu Noguchi, American, 1904-1988.


Shoeshine Stand, cropped version, 1936, by Walker Evans, American, 1903-1975

Calander Girl

Bus Stop #1, 1950, by Art Frahm, pin-up artist and illustrator, American, 1907-1981.  From my collection.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

The Final Touch

The Final Touch, a Portrait of Jean Cocteau, 1946, by Philippe Halsman, American, born Russia, now Latvia, 1906-1979.  Jean Cocteau, French, artist, film maker,  1889-1963.

Peugeot, Resistant But Slight

Peugeot advertising poster, 1946, illustrator/designer, Andre Wilquin, French, 1899-2000.

Saturday, September 15, 2012


Confederate Dead At Antietam, 1862, by Alexander Gardner, 1821-1882, American, born Scotland.

Spectators at the Cabaret

Spectators at the Cabaret, 1911, by Emil Nolde, born Emil Hansen, German, 1867-1952.  Oil on canvas.

Kennedy Space Center

Artist's rendering of the Kennedy Space Center, postcard, 1970s.  Illustrator, Don Mackey,  American,  1915-2006.  From my collection.

Sunday, September 9, 2012


Rhinoceros, 1515, by Albrecht Durer, Holy Roman Empire, now Germany, 1471-1528.  Woodblock Print.