Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Young Frankenstein



Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein, 1974, directed by Mel Brooks, born Melvin James Kaminsky, American, writer, producer, film director.  1926-.  Gene Wilder, American, born Jerome Silberman, actor, 1939-August 29, 2016.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Occupy Disneyland



Poster calling for a demonstration in Disneyland, 1970, published by The Yippies, The Youth International Party, artist unknown.  The Yippies, founded 1967.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Lynching In America



Map documenting numbers and locations of lynching in the United States from 1900-1931.  Compiled by the Tuskegee Institute.

The Northwest Passage



The northwest passage, August 9, 2016, from space.  NASA.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Shoes



Advertising poster for Shoes, 1916, by Burton Rice, American.  Shoes, directed by Lois Weber, born Florence Pietz, film director, writer, actress, studio executive, 1879-1939.

The Naked Truth



Margaret Edwards as the Naked Truth in Hypocrites, 1914, directed by Lois Weber, American, born Florence Pietz, film director, writer, actress, studio executive, 1879-1939.  Margaret Edwards, American,  actress, model, 1877-1929.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Times Square



Times Square, 1942, by Andreas Feininger, American, architect, photographer, 1906-1999.

Suzy Parker



Suzy Parker for Vogue Magazine, 1953, by Clifford Coffin, American, photographer, 1913-1972.   Suzy Parker, born Cecilia Ann Renee Parker, American, model, actress, 1932-2003.

Edward Weston and his Seneca View Camera



Edward Weston and his Seneca View Camera, Mexico, 1924, by Tina Modotti, Italian, model, actress, photographer, revolutionary political activist, 1896-1942.  Edward Weston, American, photographer, 1896-1958.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Exploding Hand



Exploding Hand, 1930, by Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.

Portrait of Lee Miller



Portrait of Lee Miller, 1937, by Pablo Picasso, Spanish, painter, sculptor, print maker, ceramicist, 1881-1973.  Oil on canvas. Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.

Paris, 1944




Fashion photographs, Paris, 1944, by Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977.