Thursday, 28 February 2013

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, English Naturalist, 1881
Author of  'On the Origin of Species' Published in 1859

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Wheat Field with Cypresses at the Haude Galline near Eygalieres
Vincent van Gogh 1889
Oil on Canvas

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Said Mir Mohammed Alim Khan, Emir Of Bukhara, 1911
Photo: Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky
(Library of Congress)

Monday, 25 February 2013

Circular Quay, Sydney NSW ca.1900
Tyrrell Photographic Collection
(Powerhouse Museum, Australia)

Sunday, 24 February 2013

A striking worker faces a line of police at the
Orgreave pit during the miners' strike in 1984,
South Yorkshire, England
Photo: Don Mcphee of The Guardian

Saturday, 23 February 2013

On the set of The Misfits, Reno, Nevada 1960
Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Montgomery Clift
Eli Wallach and writer Arthur Miller
Photo: Elliott Erwitt

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Carla Bruni
For Vogue Italia, 1996
Photo: Javier Vallhonrat

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Pablo Picasso 1907
Oil on canvas

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Gerhard Richter
German visual artist, Bonn 1987
Photo: Alice Springs

Monday, 18 February 2013

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Friday, 15 February 2013

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Nun waiting for survivors of the Andrea Doria
 New York City Harbor, 1956
 Photo: W. Eugene Smith

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Sint Nicolaaskerk
Amsterdam, Netherlands ca.1895
Photochrom Print
(Library of Congress)

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

 The Autumn of Central Paris
(after Walter Benjamin)
 R. B. Kitaj 1972-73
  Oil on canvas

Monday, 11 February 2013

Departing Ferry
Helsingborg, Sweden ca.1900
 Photochrom Colour
 (Library of Congress)

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Amelia Earhart’s pilot’s license
Dated May 16th 1923.
  Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot
  to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean (1932)

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Oscar Wilde ca.1882
 Irish writer, playwright and poet
  Photo: Napoleon Sarony

Friday, 8 February 2013

RMS Mauretania 1909 
 Canada Dock, Liverpool, England
 Photo: Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Antonin Artaud 1926
French playwright, poet, actor and theatre director
  Photo: Man Ray

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

 Japanese wrestler ca.1907
 Photo: Bain Collection

Monday, 4 February 2013

The Juvenile Lead

 The Juvenile Lead (Self-Portrait)
 Walter Sickert 1907
Oil on canvas

Sunday, 3 February 2013

 Georgia O’Keeffe holds a stone she stole from Eliot Porter
Abiquiu, New Mexico 1966
Photo: John Loengard

Saturday, 2 February 2013

 Abdulai Yahaya
 Agbogbloshie market, Accra, Ghana, 2009–2010
Photo: Pieter Hugo

Friday, 1 February 2013

Japanese opium smoker, ca.1885
 Photo Attibutated to Adolfo Farsari