Friday, December 26, 2014
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Interview movie poster, 2014, designer unknown. The Interview, 2014, directed by Seth Rogan, Canadian, actor, writer, comedian, director, 1982-, and Evan Goldberg, Canadian, writer, director, producer, 1982-.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
View Of Fire Down Sacramento Street, San Francisco Earthquake, 1906, by Arnold Genthe, American, born Germany, 1869-1942. Second version, printed 1956 from the same negative, by Ansel Adams, American, photographer, printer, 1902-1984.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Portrait of Vera de Bosset Soudeikine, latter Madame Igor Stravinsky, 1920, by Sergei Soudeikine, American, born Russia, painter, scene and costume designer, 1882-1946. Vera de Bosset, born Vera de Bosse, American, born Russia, ballet dancer, 1888-1982. Igor Stravinsky, French/American, born Russia, composer, conductor, 1882-1971. oil on canvas mounted on board.
Sophia Loren At Home, 1955, by Chim, real name Dawid Szymin, also known as David Seymour, Polish, 1911-1956. Sophia Loren, born Sophia Villani Scicolone, Italian, actress, 1934-.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Portrait of Dred Scott, 1888, by Louis Schultze, American, born Germany, 1820-1900. Dred Scott, American, slave, lead plaintiff, Dred Scott vs Sanford, 1795-1858. Dred Scott vs Sanford, 1857. Oil on canvas.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Video screen capture of the beating of Rodney King by the LAPD, 1991, by George Holliday, American. Rodney King, American, construction worker, victim of a police beating, 1965-2012.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Friday, November 14, 2014
The Big Parade Movie Poster, 1925, designer/illustrator unknown. The Big Parade, 1925, directed by King Vidor, American, writer, producer, film director, 1894-1982.
Wings Movie Poster, 1927, illustrator/designer unknown. Wings, 1927, directed by William A. Wellman, American, professional ice hockey player, fighter pilot, actor, writer, producer, film director, 1896-1975.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
French poster for Quartermass 2, 1957, designed by Clement Hurel, French, 1927-2008. Quartermass 2, 1957, directed by Val Guest, born Valmond Maurice Grossman, English, writer, director, 1911-2006. American release title, Enemy From Space.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Portrait of Sidi Mubarak Bombay, also known as Chuma, waYao Tribe, from the border region of modern day Tanzania and Mozambique, slave, linguist, soldier, guide, explorer, 1820-1885. Photographer and exact date of photograph unknown, probably from the 1880s.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Matson Lines Passenger List, illustrator and date of original artwork unknown, list published, September 21, 1953. From my collection. Please note that the original folder is slightly bigger than my scanner, forcing me to crop approximately one quarter inch from the top and bottom of the front cover, and to scan the inside pages in two sections.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Evidence photos of the Unabomber's Cabin, 1998, by Richard Barnes, American, 1953-. The Unabomber, real name Theodore, "Ted" Kaczynski, American, mathematician, terrorist, paranoid-schizophrenic, 1942-.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Annemarie Schwarzenbach and Her Mercedes, Berlin, 1932, by Marianne Breslauer, German, 1909-2001. Annemarie Schwarzenbach, Swiss, writer, photographer, journalist, traveler, explorer, 1908-1942.