Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Hedy Lamarr



Portrait of Hedy Lamarr, 1938, by George Hurrell, American, 1904-1992.  Hedy Lamarr, born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, American, born Austria, actress, scientist, inventor, 1914-2000. 

Moulin Rouge



Soviet film poster for Moulin Rouge, 1928, designed by Vladimir Sternberg, 1899-1982, Soviet, and Georgii Sternberg, Soviet, 1900-1933.  Moulin Rouge, 1928, directed by A. E. Dupont, born Ewald Andre Dupont, German, writer, film director, talent agent, 1891-1956.

Lucrecia Borgia



Mexican film poster for Lucrecia Borgia, 1935, artist unknown.  Lucrecia Borgia, 1935, directed by Abel Gance, French, writer, director, 1889-1981. 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

California Wildfires



Satellite photograph of California wildfires,  December 5, 2017.  NASA,

Lunar Craters, Apollo 10



Lunar craters, far side of the moon, 1969, by the crew of Apollo 10.  Thomas P. Stafford, American, Air Force officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-.  John Young, Naval officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-.  Eugene Cernan, American, Naval officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1934-2017. 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Gala Eluard



Portrait of Gala Eluard, 1924, by Max Ernst, French, born Germany, 1891-1976.  Gala Eluard, born Elena Ivanovna, Diakonova, Russian, model, 1894-1992.  Oil on canvas.

Rayograph



Rayograph, made sometime between 1923 and 1928, by Man Ray, American, born Emmanuel Radnitzky, photographer, painter, 1890-1976. 

Tambul Warrior



Tambul Warrior, New Guinea, 1971, by Irving Penn, American, 1917-2009.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Soviet Maps






Maps made by the Soviet military for use in war, exact dates and cartographer unknown.  Top to bottom, Washington, D.C., Paris, London, New York City.

British Vogue



Unused fashion photograph for British Vogue, 1942, by Lee Miller, born Elizabeth Miller, American, model, photographer, journalist, 1907-1977. 

Trinity + 1/100

 

Trinity nuclear bomb test, 1/100 of a second after ignition, July 16, 1945.  Photographer unknown.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Kodak Circular Print 3



Woman rowing a boat, exact date unknown, 1880s-1900.  American.  Photographer unknown.

Kodak Circular Print 2



A voyage to Sitka, Alaska, exact date unknown, 1880s-1900.  American.  Photographer unknown.

Kodak Circular Print 1



Woman rowing a boat, exact date unknown, 18802-1900.  American. Photographer unknown.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Gleaners



Two women gleaners, rural England, 1857, photographer unknown. 

The Capitol Dome Under Construction



The capitol dome under construction, 1857, by John Wood, American, dates unknown, photographer to the architect of the capitol, 1856-1861. 

The Inauguration of James Buchanan



The Inauguration of James Buchanan, 1857, by John Wood, American, dates unknown, photographer to the architect of the capitol, 1856-1861.  James Buchanan, American, lawyer, diplomat, President of the United States,  1791-1868. 

Abraham Lincoln



Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, 1857, by Alexander Hesler, American, 1823-1895.  Abraham Lincoln, American, lawyer, President of the United States, 1809-1865.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Jinx In Goggles



Jinx In Goggles, 1952, by Ruth Orkin, American, 1921-1985.  Jinx Allen, born Ninalee Craig, American, school teacher, ad writer, 1928-. 

Couple in MG



Couple in MG, Florence, Italy, 1952, by Ruth Orkin, American, 1921-1985.  Jinx Allen, born Ninalee Craig, American, school teacher, ad writer, 1928-. 

The Scottsboro Boys



Soviet propaganda poster about the Scottsboro Boys trail, 1932, by Dmitri Moor, born Dmitri Stakhievich Orlov, Russian, 1883-1946. 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Dublin



Untitled photograph of children in Dublin, Ireland, mid 1990s, by Martine Franck, Belgian, 1938-2012. 

The Steel Animal





From the documentary film, The Steel Animal (Das Stahltier) 1935, directed by Willi Zielke,  film maker, cinematographer, German, born Poland, 1902-1989.

Diver



Diver from the  Berlin Olympics,  1936, by Leni Riefenstahl, born Helene Bertha Riefenstahl, German, dancer, actress, film director, writer, photographer, 1902-2003.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Deauville, France



Deauville, France, 1950, by Robert Capa, born Endre Friedman, Hungarian, photographer, journalist, 1913-1954. 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Capucine



Capucine on a balcony, Rome, Italy, 1951, by Robert Capa, Hungarian, born Endre Friedman, photographer, journalist, 1913-1954.  Capucine, French, born Germaine Helene Irene Lefebvre, model, actress, 1928-1990. 

Resistance Fighters



Resistance fighters, Paris, France, 1944, by Robert Capa, Hungarian, born Endre Friedman, photographer, journalist, 1913-1954.

Running For Shelter



Running for the bomb shelter, Barcelona, Spain, 1939. by Robert Capa, Hungarian, born Endre Friedman, photographer, journalist,  1913-1954.

Playboy, Volume 1, Number 1






Playboy Magazine, volume 1, number 1, December 1953, publisher Hugh Hefner, American, 1926-2017.  Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jean, Mortenson, American, actress, singer, 1926-1962.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Czeslawa Kwoka




Registration photographs of Czeslawa Kwoka, 1943, by Wilhelm Brasse, Polish,  photographer, prisoner, Auschwitz. 1917-2012.  Czeslawa Kowaka, Polish, 1928-1943.

S-21



Prisoner photo from S-21, The Tuol Sleng Deth Camp, Cambodia, 1976, by Nhem En, photographer, bureaucrat, 1960-.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Trumpmare



The Trumpmare, 2017, by Chris Riddell, British, born South Africa, 1962-.

The Nightmare



The Nightmare, 1781, by Henry Fuseli, born Johan Heinrich Fussli, Swiss, 1741-1825.  Oil on canvas.