Monday, December 28, 2015

Haskell Wexler on the Set of Medium Cool

Haskell Wexler on the set of Medium Cool, 1968, photographer unknown.  Medium Cool, directed and cinematography by Haskell Wexler,  American, film director, producer, director of photography, 1922-December 27, 2015.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Karin van Leyden

Portraits of Karin  van Leyden, 1925, by Man Ray, American, born Emmanuel Radnitzky, painter, photographer, 1890-1976.  Karin van Leyden, German, born Karin Elizabeth Kluth, painter, 1906-1977.

Ave Gardner In Kodachrome

Portrait of Ava Gardner, 1945, by Clarence Sinclair Bull, American, 1896-1979.  Ava Gardner, American, actress, December 24, 1922-1990.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Yokosuka Story

Yokosuka Story #98, 1976, by Ishiuchi Miyako, born Fujikura Yoko, Japanese, 1947-.

Rush Hour Commuters

Rush Hour Commuters, 1945, by Stanley Kubrick, American, photographer, writer, film director 1928-1999.

My Legs

My Legs, self portrait, 1968, by Pierre Molinier, French, painter, photographer, object artist, 1900-1976.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Kiska Island, World War 2


U.S. Army Air Forces bomb Kiska Island Alaska, 1943, occupied by the Japanese Army 1942-1943.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

A Polar Bear Plunging Into the Sea

Illustration from the book, A Voyage of Discovery: Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin Bay and Enquiring Into the Probability of a North-West Passage, 1819, by John Ross, English, navel officer, arctic explorer, author, artist, 1777-1856.  

Millionaires of America, George J. Gould

Illustration from the book Millionaires of America, 1902, by Carlo de Fornaro Italian, artist, journalist, 1872-1949.   George J. Gould, American, financier, railroad executive, 1864-1923.

Hunger Knows No Armistice

Poster published by The Committee For Near East Relief In Armenia, Greece, Syria and Persia, 1919.  Illustration by M. Leone Bracker, American, 1885-1937.