Monday, 29 December 2014

The American Friend

Bruno Ganz and Dennis Hopper in The American Friend
West Germany/France 1977
Directed by Wim Wenders

Sunday, 28 December 2014

Baking Bread

Baking bread.
This native bread is a major item of Navajo diet, 1948
Photo: Leonard McCombe

Thursday, 25 December 2014


Cusco Children, 1948
Photo: Irving Penn
Platinum-palladium print

A Merry Christmas to everyone!

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Margate Revisited

Margate Harbour, England, ca.1895
Photochrom print
(Detroit Publishing Co.)

Monday, 22 December 2014

‘Los howl’d’

‘Los howl’d’ from The First Book of Urizen, 1796
Colour-printed relief etching with hand colouring

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Dolls of Fear

From the Muñecas del miedo series
[Dolls of Fear], Paris 1939
Photo: Kati Horna
Gelatin silver print

Friday, 19 December 2014

H.M.S. Duke of Wellington

H.M.S. Duke of Wellington, 1854
Albumen silver from a waxed paper negative

Thursday, 18 December 2014

See in the Dark

Painting to See in the Dark (Version 1). 1961.
Installation view with the artist, Paintings & Drawings by Yoko Ono,
Photograph by George Maciunas
AG Gallery, New York

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Monday, 15 December 2014

Sunday, 14 December 2014

King of the Zulus

King of the Zulus, 1984-1985
Acrylic on canvas, pastels and collages on photocopies

Jean-Michel Basquait, 1986
Photo: Dmitri Kasterine
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Friday, 12 December 2014

Carcass of a Cow

Photograph of the dried carcass of a cow suspended in a tree,
Queensland, Australia.
Taken by artist Sidney Nolan during the 1952 Queensland drought.

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Friday, 5 December 2014

Goldshlack Caddie

Goldshlack Caddie, South Philadelphia, 1973
Photo: Will Brown
Silver gelatin print

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Monday, 1 December 2014

SS Lansdowne

SS Lansdowne crossing the Detroit River in winter, 1905
Photographer Unknown
(Library of Congress)

Sunday, 30 November 2014

Friday, 28 November 2014

Charles Hay Cameron

Charles Hay Cameron, 1864
husband of Julia Margaret Cameron
Photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron
Albumen print

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Gas Processing

Gas processing system towers, Dollarhide Plant,
Pure Oil Company,
Jal, New Mexico, 1951
Photo: Robert Yarnall Richie

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Sunday, 16 November 2014

The Parish Constable

The Parish Constable, August Ländin,
Kårsta, Uppland, Sweden, 1930s
Photo: Einar Erici

Saturday, 15 November 2014

The Earthbound Human

Der erdgebundene Mensch
[The Earthbound Human] 1910
Photo: August Sander
Gelatin silver print