Friday, 1 August 2014

Otto Dix

Otto Dix, Self-Portrait with Carnation, 1912
Oil and tempera on panel

Otto Dix, German painter, 1930
Photo: Hugo Erfurth

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Monday, 28 July 2014

Paparazzi

Jacqueline Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis
1971
Photo: Ron Galella

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Civil War

Soldier, Ernst Thälmann brigade,
Republic of Spain, 1936
Photo: David Seymour

Friday, 25 July 2014

Heiltsuk Mask

Heiltsuk (Bella Bella), Mask, ca.1845
Central coast, British Columbia
Wood & pigment

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Edith and Ruth

Edith and Ruth, Danville (Virginia) 1966
Photo: Emmet Gowin
Gelatin silver print

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Yakuza

Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan, 1998
George ABE, right, an ex-Yakuza member and celebrity writer.
Yakuza model themselves on American gangster fashion from 1950s.
Photo: Bruce Gilden

Monday, 21 July 2014

Jackie at Jones Beach

Jackie at Jones Beach, Long Island, 1983
Photo: Joseph Szabo
Silver gelatin print

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Friday, 18 July 2014

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Monday, 14 July 2014

Belshazzar's Feast

Belshazzar's Feast, 1635-38
by Rembrandt
Oil on canvas

Belshazzar's Feast is described in the Book of Daniel. The Babylonian king Belshazzar profanes the sacred vessels of the enslaved Israelites. As prophesied by the writing on the wall, and interpreted by Daniel, Belshazzar is killed and Darius the Mede succeeds to his kingdom. (Wiki)

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Jacques Henri Lartigue

Le Grand Prix A.C.F., 1913
Photo: Jacques Henri Lartigue
Gelatin silver print