Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Pluto



Pluto's atmosphere, back lit by the sun.  2015, taken by The New Horizons Spacecraft, NASA.

Suzy Parker In Berlin



Suzy Parker in Berlin, modeling a dress by Staebe Seger, by Regina Relang, German, 1906-1989.  Suzy Parker, American, born Cecilia Ann Renee Parker, model, actress, 1932-2003.  Stebe Seger, partners Gerd Staebe and Hans Seger, fashion designers, German.

Audrey Hepburn



Portrait of Audrey Hepburn, by Norman Parkinson, English, born Ronald Parkinson Smith, 1913-1990.  Audrey Hepburn, born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, English, born Belgium, actress, 1929-1993.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Musidora



Portrait of Musidora, 1920s, photographer unknown.  Musidora, stage name of actress Jeanne Roques, French, 1889-1957.

The Eye



The Eye: Lower East Side, New York City, 1948, by Bill Witt, American, 1921-.

Self Portrait on the Beach



Self Portrait on the Beach, 1927, by Umbo, real name Otto Umbehr, German, 1902-1980.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Tube Shelter Perspective



Tube Shelter Perspective, 1941, by Henry Moore, painter, sculptor, English, 1898-1986.  Graphite ink, wax and watercolor on paper.

Pieta, or Revolution By Night



Pieta or Revolution By Night, 1923, by Max Ernst, German, 1891-1976.  Oil on canvas.

Debbie Harry



Portrait of Debbie Harry, 1980, Polaroid by Andy Warhol, American, born Andy Warhola, 1928-1987.  Debbie harry, American, singer, songwriter, actress, 1945-.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

American Flag



American Flag, 1979, by Jean-Michel Basquiat, American, artist, musician, 1960-1988.  Watercolor and typewriter type on paper.

YWCA



YWCA World War I Poster, 1918, by Adolph Treidler, American, illustrator, 1886-1981.

The Last Civil War Veteran



The Last Civil War Veteran, 1959, by Larry Rivers, American, 1923-2002.  Oil on canvas.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ruby Bridges Attends School



U.S. Marshals accompany Ruby Bridges to Willian Frantz Elementary School, New Orleans, Louisiana, the first black child to attend an all white school, 1960.  Photograph credited to The United States Justice Department.  Ruby Bridges, American, civil rights activist, 1954-.

Southern California



Southern California, United Airlines Poster 1950s, by Stanley Walter Galli, American, 1912-2009.  Offset lithography.

Sunday In The Alps



Sunday In The Alps, 1922, by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German, 1880-1938.  Oil on canvas.