Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Belgian film poster for Singin' in the Rain, 1952, designer unknown. Singin' in the Rain, 1952, directed by Stanley Donen, American, 1924-, and Gene Kelly, American, actor, dancer, film director, choreographer, 1912-1996.
Donald O'Connor, American, actor, dancer, 1925-2003, Debbie Reynolds, born Mary Frances Reynolds, American, actress, singer, dancer, 1932-December 28, 2016, and Gene Kelly, American, actor, dancer, film director, choreographer, 1912-1996 in Singin' in the Rain, 1952, directed by Stanley Donen, American, 1924-, and Gene Kelly.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Portrait of Maria Ginesta, Aged 17, Spanish Civil War, 1936, by Juan Guzman, born Hans Gutmann Guster, Mexican, born Germany, 1911-1982. Maria Ginesta, Spanish, born France, soldier, translator, journalist, 1919-2014.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Friday, December 9, 2016
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Official NASA Portrait, John Glenn, 1962, photographer unknown. John Glenn, American, military officer, combat pilot, test pilot, engineer, astronaut, United States Senator, 1921-December 8, 2016.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Eye Body 2, 1963, by Carolee Schneemann, American, performance artist, actress, 1939-. Photograph by Erro, born Guomundur Guomundsson, Icelandic, photographer, painter, designer, 1932-.
Portrait of Jean Harlow, 1930s, by Ted Allan, born Theos Alwyn Dunagan, American, photographer, cinematographer, 1910-1993. Jean Harlow, born Harlean Carpenter, American, actress, 1911-1937.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Portrait of Harriet Tubman, 1911, photographer unknown. Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, underground railroad conductor, spy, civil rights activist, American, born Araminta Ross, 1822-1913.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Monday, October 31, 2016
Sunday, October 23, 2016
South Carolina's Ultimatum, published 1860, by Currier and Ives. Nathaniel Currier, American, illustrator, print maker, publisher, 1813-1888. James Merritt Ives, American, illustrator, print maker, publisher. Francis Wilkinson Pickens, American, politician, Governor of South Carolina, 1805-1869. James Buchanan, American, politician, lawyer, diplomat, 15th President of the United States, 1791-1868.
Portrait of Millard Fillmore, 1849, by Matthew Brady, American, 1822-1896. Millard Fillmore, American, lawyer, politician, 13th President of the United States, 1800-1874.
Friday, October 14, 2016
Solicitation for funds, sent by the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences, founded 1927. Top card, makeup and hairstyle conceptual drawings for The Wizard of Oz, 1939, by William Tuttle, American, makeup artist, 1912-2007. Bottom card, hair and makeup test photographs, 1939. Top left, The Scarecrow/Ray Bolger, photographer unknown. Top right, The Cowardly Lion/Bert Lahr, photograph by James Manatt, American, 1896-1989. Bottom Left, The Tin Man/Jack Haley, photograph by Virgel Apger, American, 1903-1994. Bottom right, The Wizard/Frank Morgan, photograph by George Hommel, American, 1901-1953. Makeup by Jack Dawn, American, 1892-1961. Ray Bolger, American, 1904-1987. Bert Lahr, American, 1895-1967. Jack Haley, American, 1897-1979. Frank Morgan, born Francis Wuppermann, American, 1890-1949. The Wizard of Oz, 1939, directed by Victor Fleming, American, race car driver, stunt man, cinematographer, film director, 1889-1949.
From my collection.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Sunday, October 2, 2016
Top to bottom, 1. Gathering Coal at Heart Mountain Concentration Camp, 1945, watercolor on paper. 2. No Privacy for Women and Children, 1945, watercolor on paper. 3. At Home at Heart Mountain, 1942, watercolor on paper. 4. Boys With Kite, 1944, watercolor on paper. 5. Gangs Formed, 1922-45, crayon on paper. 6. A Baseball Game, 1942-45, watercolor on paper. 7. Memorial Day, 1944, watercolor on paper. 8. Japanese American Woman and Child, 1942-45. watercolor on paper. 9. Cal Seafood Fish Canary Trailer Camp for Evacuees Returned After the War, 1948, watercolor on paper. 10. Around Our Place, 1948, watercolor on paper.
All by Estelle Ishigo, born Estelle Peck, America, 1899-1990.