Thursday, May 28, 2015

Leering Men

Metropolis screen capture, leering men watching the Maria Robot dance, actors unknown.  Metropolis, 1927, directed by Fritz lang, born Fredrich Christian Lang, American, born Austria/Austria-Hungary, 1890-1976.

Struggling Young Actress

Struggling young actress Eva Marie Saint, 1949 by Nina Leen, American, born Russia, 1909?-1995.  Eva Marie Saint, American, 1924-.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Portrait of Erich Solomon

Portrait of Erich Solomon, 1929, by Lore Feininger, German, 1901-1999.  Erich Solomon, German, photographer, journalist, 1886-1944, died Auschwitz.

Self Portrait In Silver Ball

Self Portrait In Silver Ball, 1932, by Aenne Biermann, born Anna Sibilla Sternfeld, German, 1898-1933.


Woman's Legs In Stockings, 1920s by Anton Bruehl, American, born Australia, 1900-1982.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Marilyn Monroe

Portrait of Marilyn Monroe 1950 by Andre de Dienes, born Andor Gyorgy Ikafalvi-Dienes, American, born Hungary, 1913-1985.  Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson, model, actress singer, 1926-1962.

Information Blackout

Information Blackout, 2015, by Mr. Fish,American,  real name Dwayne Booth.

Walking Away

Untitled street photos, walking away, New York, 1946, by Stanley Kubrick, American, photographer, writer, film director, 1928-1999.

Friday, May 8, 2015

VE Day, 70 Years Ago today

German Soldiers Captured By American Soldiers, 1944, by Robert Capa, born Endre Erno Friedmann, Hungarian, 1913-1954.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

On His 100th Birthday, Orson Welles in Citizen Kane

Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane, 1941, directed by Orson Welles, American, writer, film director, producer, artist, radio performer, 1915-1985.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Como En Vietnam

 Posters commissioned by the Department of Revolutionary Orientation, government of Cuba, supporting the Viet Cong, 1960s,  by Rene Mederos,born Felix Rene Mederos Pazos,  artist, graphic designer, 1933-1996.

Klan Application

An application to join the Ku Klux Klan, 1930s, American.

J. P. Morgan Beats A Photographer With His Cane

J. P. Morgan beats a photographer with his cane, 1910, credited Montauk Photo Concern.   J. P. Morgan, born John Pierpont Morgan, American, banker financier, 1837-1913.