Friday, June 28, 2013

Photo Transformation

Photo transformation/self portrait, 1973, by Lucas Samaras, American, born Greece, 1936-.  Manipulated Polaroid SX-70 print.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Love For One's Parents

Oyakoko: Love For One's Parents, exact date unknown, by Hakuin Ekaku, Japanese, 1685-1768.  Hanging scroll, ink on paper.

Barbecue Bob

Barbecue Bob, born Robert Hicks, American, blues musician, 1902-1931.  Photographer and date unknown.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Gee's Bend, Alabama

Gee's Bend, Alabama, Portrait of Artelia Bendolph, 1937, by Arthur Rothstein, American, 1915-1985.


Leonilla, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, 1843, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, German, 1805-1875, oil on canvas.  Leonilla Ivanova Basiatinskaia, Russian, 1816-1918.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Gracie Clark Spinner and Her Family

Gracie Clark Spinner and Her Family, 1913, by Lewis Hine, American, 1874-1940.

Dark Corners

Postcard, copyright 1906, published by H. H. Tammen, in business, 1896-1953.  Illustrator unknown.  From my collection.


Lobby card for Smog, 1962, illustrator unknown.  Smog, directed by Franco Rossi, Italian, 1919-2000.