Thursday, August 30, 2012


Hurricane Isaac at night, 2012, taken by the Suomi NPP satellite, NASA

Night Bloom

Night Bloom, No. 2, 1962, by Lee Krasner, 1908-1984, American, oil on canvas.

Congressional Bipartisanship

Congressional Bipartisanship, published 1992 in the Los Angeles Times, by Paul Conrad, cartoonist and sculptor, American, 1924-2010.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

The Flatiron Building, New York

The Flatiron Building, 1904, photograph by Edward Steichen, born Eduard Jean Steichen, photographer, painter, American, born Luxembourg, 1879-1973.

Man's First Footprint On the Moon

Neil Armstrong's footprint on the Moon, 1969, photograph by Neil Armstrong, American, engineer, test pilot, astronaut, university professor, 1930-2012.

Century Of Progress

Century of Progress, Chicago World's Fair, 1933-1934, postcard, mailed from Chicago, September 17, 1933.  From my collection.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot, Russian, feminist punk rock musical collective, 2011-present, photograph by Igor Moukhin, Russian, 1961-.

Mumford Street, Homewood, Pennsylvania

Woman, possibly Barbara Jones, posed with car on Mumford Street, Homewood, Pennsylvania, 1937, by Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908-1998.

Friday, August 10, 2012


Curiosity Descends to the Martian Surface,2012,  taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter/NASA


Panoramic Martian Landscape, 2011, taken by Opportunity Mars Rover/NASA.

Friday, August 3, 2012

7th Ave. Local

From the subway portrait series, 1938-1941, by Walker Evans , American, 1903-1975.

The Advance of Socialism

The Advance of Socialism, A Crowd Tramples A Bourgeois, 1920s, by Anton Hansen, Danish, 1891-1960, woodblock print.

Inflation Money

Notegeld, currency released regionally for local use, 1921, German, artist unknown.  From my collection.