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


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 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 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.


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.

Solar Eclipse as Seen From the Moon

August 21, 2017, by Pat Rawlings, American, 1956-.    Acrylic on canvas.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia

Protests, Charottesville, Virginia, August 12, 2017.  by Ryan M. Kelly, American.

Black Oxen

Black Oxen advertising poster, 1923, artist unknown.  Black Oxen, 1923, directed by Frank Lloyd, American, born Scotland, 1886-1960.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017


Portrait of Florette Ormea, 1943, by Jacques-Henri Lartigue, French, 1894-1986.

Gold Miners

Gold miners at Serra Palada, Brazil, early 1980s, by Sabastiao Salgado, Brazilian, 1944-.

Ryan's Family

Note found on a street in Los Angeles,  2017.  From my collection.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Jerry Diving

Jerry Diving, Sunday, February 28, 1982, by David Hockney, English, artist, photographer, stage set designer, 1937-.  Polaroid composite.

Top Secret!

Front cover of Top Secret Magazine, February 1958,  plus the first page of an article about Martha Dodd, article by John Lewis Carver, American.  Martha Dodd, American, journalist, novelist, Soviet spy, 1908-1990.

Washington Square

Washington Square, 1961, by Dave Heath, American, 1931-2016.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The Night of the Living Dead

Advertising poster for Night of the Living Dead, 1968, designer unknown.  Night of the Living Dead, 1968, directed by George A, Romero, American, film director, writer, 1940-July 16, 2017.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Pin Up Girls

Novelty postcard, illustrator unknown, published by The Ashville Post Card Co., in business 1921-1982.  From my collection.

Vengeful Sister

Vengeful Sister, Chicago, 1956, by Dave Heath, American, 1931-2016.

The Great Red Spot

The great red spot of Jupiter, 2017 by the Juno Space Probe, NASA.

Monday, July 3, 2017