Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Japanese Ceramics


Large Karatsu, madara glazed vase. Glazed stoneware, ca.1955,
17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in, by Kitaōji Rosanjin.


Japanese Tea Ceremony Vessel, Anonymous Artist, stoneware with ash glaze, early 19th century (Edo) Height 12.3 cm (4.8 in.) Collection: Walters Art Museum 

Monday, 19 April 2021

Studio: Louis Wagner

Portrait of a young woman
Germany - Carte de visite, ca.1875
Studio: Louis Wagner - Wiesbaden

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Saturday, 17 April 2021

Despair

Sick Mood at Sunset. Despair, 1892
Oil on canvas

Despair, 1894
by Edvard Munch
Oil on canvas

Friday, 16 April 2021

Norfolk, Virginia


Overcrowded Navy towns, housing in Norfolk, Virginia. March 1941. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. (Shorpy)

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Monday, 12 April 2021

Manchester, New Hampshire


Manchester, New Hampshire. Boy with bare arms, Fred Normandin, 15 Bridge Street, has been working in Amoskeag Manufacturing Company mill No.1 for several months, May 1909. Photograph: Lewis Wickes Hine. (Shorpy)

Sunday, 11 April 2021

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Grant Hargis Covers

Dime Detective Magazine, February 1951
Artwork by Grant Hargis

Dime Mystery Magazine, March 1941
Artwork by Grant Hargis

Friday, 9 April 2021

Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of Aleftyna Gościmska née Jerasiewicz
by Józef Oleszkiewicz - 1830
Oil on canvas

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse


Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the North Carolina coast on Jan. 1, 1999.
Photograph: Tech. Sgt. Howard Blair, U.S. Air Force.

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

Identical Twins

Sandro Miller’s photograph of John Malkovich,
a tribute to the work of Diane Arbus, 2014

Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey, 1967
Photograph: Diane Arbus

Monday, 5 April 2021

Naked Art

Nude sitting with a green drape, 1927
by Alfred Lombard
Oil on canvas

Woman Combing her Hair, ca.1885
Pastel on paper

Sunday, 4 April 2021

Face to Face


Irek Mukhamedov (Romeo) and Viviana Durante (Juliet) in Romeo and Juliet, 1992. Photograph: Tristram Kenton.

Saturday, 3 April 2021

Eyes Closed

New York City, 1954
Photograph: Elliott Erwitt
(Magnum Photos)

New York City, 1948
Photograph: Elliott Erwitt
(Magnum Photos)