Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Peignoir In Soft Breeze, Harpers Bazaar

Peignoir In Soft Breeze, 1936, by Martin Munkacsi, born Mermelstein Marton, Hungarian, born Austro-Hugarian Empire, now Romania, 1896-1963.  Model and designer unknown.

Typhoon Haiyan From the International Space Station

Typhoon Haiyan as seen from space, 2013, photograph by Karen Nyberg, American, mechanical engineer, astronaut, 1969-.

Lee Harvey Oswald

Lee Harvey Oswald posing with the rifle he used to kill President John F. Kennedy,1963,  by Marina Oswald (Porter), born Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova, American, born Russia/Soviet Union, 1941-.  Lee Harvey Oswald, American, laborer, political agitator, assassin, 1939-1964.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Self Portrait With A Model

Self Portrait With A Model, 1928, by George Grosz, born Georg Ehrenfried Grosz, American, born Germany, 1893-1959.  Oil on canvas.

Self Portrait With Mirrors

Self Portrait With Mirrors, 1931, by Ilse Bing, American, born Germany, 1899-1998.

Irma Vep of the Vampires

Musidora, stage name of actress Jeanne Roques, French, 1889-1957, as Irma Vep in Episode Three of Les Vampires, 1915, directed by Louis Feuillade, French, 1873-1925.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Bar Braun

Bar Braun, by Max Beckmann, German, 1884-1950.  Oil on canvas.

Swimsuit, Vogue 1956

Fashion photograph from Vogue Magazine, 1956, Richard Rutledge, American, 1923-1985.  Model, designer unknown.

Lacoochee, QSL

QSL Card, Lacoochee, Florida, from Danny Roberts.  From my collection.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Cafe Terrace At Night

Cafe Terrace At Night, 1888, by Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch, 1853-1890.  Oil on canvas.

Lee Miller

Portrait of Lee Miller by Edward Steichen, born Eduard Jean Steichen, American, born Luxembourg, photographer, painter, 1879-1973.  Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.

Step Up

Poster from the Workplace Incentive Series. 1920s, published by Mather & Company, Chicago, Illinois.  Illustrator unknown.