Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sunrise



George O'Brien in Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, 1927.  George O'Brien,  American, actor, 1899-1985.  Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, 1927, directed by F. W. Murnau, born Friedrich Wilhelm Plumpe, German, writer film director, 1888-1931.

The Endless Summer



Film poster for The Endless Summer, 1966 designed by John Van Hammersveld, American, graphic designer, 1941-.  The Endless Summer 1966, directed by Bruce Brown, American, 1937-.

Nazi Tourism



Tourist map distributed to German  military personnel on leave in occupied Paris, 1942.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Woman In Front of the New York Public Library



Untitled, Woman in front of the New York Public Library, 1950s by Vivian Maier, American, nanny, photographer, 1926-2009.

Man On Horse, Chicago



Untitled, Man on a horse, Chicago, 1950s, by Vivian Maier, American, nanny, photographer, 1926-2009.

Self Portrait



Untitled Self Portrait, 1950s, by Vivian Maier, American, nanny, photographer, 1926-2009.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

President Obama Is Not the Antichrist



Correction published in the Lexington Dispatch, North Carolina, 2015.

Earth and Moon



The first photograph of the Earth taken from the vicinity of the moon,  Lunar Orbiter 1, August 23, 1966.  NASA.

Dated Events War Map



Dated events war map, 1942, by Stanley Turner, Canadian, born England, illustrator, 1883-1953.

The Island of California


The Island of California, 1650, by Johannes Vingboons, Dutch, cartographer, painter, water colorist, 1616-1670.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Untitled Nude



Untitled Nudes, 1975-1980, by Francesca Woodman, American, 1958-1981.

Abstract Painting



Abstract painting, 1914, by Vanessa Bell, English, 1879-1961.  Oil on canvas.

The Art Critic



The Art Critic, 1919, by Raoul Hausmann, German, 1886-1971.  Lithography and printed paper on paper.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Anti Everything


From the mid to late 1930s book Public Health in Pictures, published by the United States government.  Cartoonist unknown.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Young Evacuee



Young Evacuee, Luxembourg, 1944, by Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.

SS Prison Guard, Buchenwald



SS Prison Guard, Buchenwald, disguised in civilian clothes recognized and beaten by prisoners, 1945, by Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.