Monday, 13 August 2018

Profane & Smart

Two Seven Year Old Newsies, Profane and Smart,
Selling Sunday Papers in Nashville, Tennessee, 1910
Photograph: Lewis Wickes Hine

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Los Angeles

A reluctant suspect and a police officer in Los Angeles, 1934
Photograph: Cliff Wesselmann - BL Press LLC - Taschen

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Mr. Crisp

English writer, raconteur and actor, Quentin Crisp, 1941
Photograph: Angus McBean
Bromide print on paper

Friday, 10 August 2018


Pump, 2008-2010
Chromogenic print on Kodak
Endura paper mounted on dibond

Thursday, 9 August 2018

In Earnest

Earnest boy squats on haunches and strains to follow lesson in heat
of packed classroom. South Africa. ca.1966. Gelatin silver print 
Photograph: Ernest Cole - Magnum Photos

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Film Still #15

Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #15, 1978.
Photograph: Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Bench Time

Three on a Bench, Detroit River, ca.1952
Photograph: Bill Rauhauser
Gelatin silver print

Monday, 6 August 2018

Anti-Vietnam War Protest

Anti-Vietnam War Protest in London. Three hundred arrests 
were made and 90 police were hurt, many seriously, 1968.
Photograph: David Hurn - Magnum Photos

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Tour de France

The finish of the first Tour. On the right, the first winner, Maurice Garin. On the left, probably Leon Georget (not sure). Tour de France July 1903. (Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands)

The pack rides through sunflower fields during the 18th stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, on July 26, 2018 between Trie-sur-Baise and Pau, southwestern France.
Photograph: Jeff Pachoud - AFP

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Friday, 3 August 2018

Bill & Alene

William Burroughs and Alene Lee

William Burroughs and Alene Lee, rooftop near Tompkins Park and Paradise Alley. Bill and I assembled Yage & Queer letters, Alene typed up the collaged manuscripts, Fall 1953. Photo: Allen Ginsberg, courtesy Stanford University Libraries/Allen Ginsberg Estate.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018


Protesters standing up to fire hoses, 1963
Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama
Photograph: Bob Adelman

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Monday, 30 July 2018

Willem de Kooning

Woman and bicycle, 1953
Oil on canvas

Willem de Kooning in his Long Island Studio, 1987
Photo: Robert R. McElroy - Getty Images

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Russian Sailors

Group of sailors, (Russian navy) 1893
8 x 10 in. glass plate negative
(Detroit Publishing Co)

Photo shows sailors on the Russian cruiser Rynda,
during the Columbian Naval Review, 1893.

Friday, 27 July 2018

Man in a Bowler Hat

Portrait of a man in a bowler hat, n/d
Phillips Glass Plate Negative Collection
(Powerhouse Museum Australia)