Friday, May 20, 2016
Thursday, May 12, 2016
FSA, Farm Security Administartion negatives marked with a hole punch by Roy Stryker to prevent their use. Roy Stryker, American, economist, photographer, head of the photography program of the FSA.
Top to bottom, 1.) Blueberry picker near Little Fork, Minnesota, 1937, by Russell Lee. 2.) Mr. Tronson, farmer, near Wheelock, North Dakota, 1937, by Russell Lee. 3.) Getting fields ready for spring planting, North Carolina, 1936 by Carl Mydans. 4.) Mudbath. Prince George's County, Maryland, 1935 by Carl Mydans. 5.) Levee workers, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, 1935 by Ben Shahn. 6.) Untitled, 1936 by Walker Evans. 7.) Untitled, Alabama, 1936 by Walker Evans. 8.) Scioto Farms, 1938 by Arthur Rothstein. 9.) Sharecropper and dog, 1938 by John Vachon. 10.) Untitled, 1938 by John Vachon.
Russell Lee, American, 1903-1986. Carl Mydans, American, 1907-2004. Ben Shahn, American, born Lithuania (Russian Empire) painter, graphic designer, photographer, teacher, writer, 1898-1969. Walker Evans, American, 1903-1975. Arthur Rothstein, American, 1915-1985. John Vachon, American, 1914-1975.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Portrait of Wendell Willkie, 1944, by Al Hirschfeld, born Albert Hirschfeld, American, artist, cartoonist, caricaturist, 1903-2003. Wendell Willkie, lawyer, businessman, 1940 Republican candidate for President. Oil on canvass.