Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Large Emotion Wheel

Large Emotion Wheel, 1921, by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, American, born Hungary/Austria-Hungary, artist, photographer, 1895-1946.  Oil on canvas.

In The Board Room

Untitled photo from Vogue Magazine, 1956, by Richard Rutledge, American, 1923-1985.  Model and designer unknown.

Leatrice Joy, Masculine-Feminine

Leatrice Joy, born Leatrice Joy Zeidler, American, actress, 1893-1985, as A.B. in The Clinging Vine, 1926, directed by Paul Sloane, film director and writer, American, 1893-1960.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Louise Dahl-Wolfe At Harpers Bazaar

Fashion photograph taken for Harpers Bazaar magazine, 1942, by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, born Louise Emma Dahl, 1895-1989.  Model and designer unknown.

Proun19D, Russian Abstraction

Proun19D, 1922, by El Lissitzky, born Lazar Markovich Lissitzky, Russian/Soviet, 1890-1941.  Oil on canvas.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Writing Home From the USO

Free postcard provided to troops in World War 2 by the USO, United Service Organization, founded 1941.    From my collection.

Model and Car

Untitled advertising photo, 1950s, by John Rawlings, American, 1912-1970.

Saturn's Moon

Rhea, second largest of Saturn's moons, with Saturn's atmosphere in the background, and Saturn's ring plane, 2008, photographed by the Cassini spacecraft, a joint mission of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, ESA (European Space Agency, and ASI (Italian Space Agency)

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Alla Nazimova

Portrait of Alla Nazimova, exact date unknown, around 1910, by Maurice Goldberg, American, born Russia, 1881-1949.  Alla Nazimova, born Miriam Edez Adelaida Leventon, American, born Russia, actress, producer, writer, 1879-1945.


Dragonfly (Counterpoint in Red, Black, Gray and White), 1943,  by Hans Richter, American born Germany, 1888-1976.  Oil on canvas.

Spoon With Me, Golda Finger

Postcard, publisher, illustrator, and date of publication unknown.   From my collection.