Tuesday, 30 January 2018


Photograph: Sovfoto/UIG via Getty Images

"Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly."  Franz Kafka

Monday, 29 January 2018

Bowie & Burroughs

British singer, songwriter and actor David Bowie posing for a photograph with American novelist William Burroughs for an interview published in Rolling Stone magazine in February 28, 1974.
Photograph: Terry O’Neill

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Santiago Chile

An activist dressed as a nun is taken into custody by police officers after she and other protesters had placed a pro-abortion banner above a road near Pope Francis’s expected route, before the pontiff’s arrival in Santiago.  Posted Sat 20 Jan, 2018. (theGuardian)

Photograph: Victor R Caivano/AP.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Ollas Per Persson

Ollas Per Persson, (Born in 1866)
Photo: Einar Erici - 1935

Ollas Per Persson
Almo, Dalarna, Sweden
Photo: Einar Erici - ca.1930

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Arthur Miller

American playwright Arthur Miller
in his New York study in 1959
Photograph: Associated Press

Lee J. Cobb as Willy and Mildred Dunnock as Linda in the original production
(Fred Fehl Theater Collection, Harry Ransom Center)

Thursday, 18 January 2018


Amedeo Modigliani in his studio, ca.1915
Photograph: Paul Guillaume

Man in a Hat, 1915
by Amedeo Modigliani
Oil on canvas

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Miss Mattie Minetree

Miss Mattie Minetree
in Washington, D.C. ca.1892.
5 x 7 in. glass plate negative
(Library of Congress)

Monday, 15 January 2018

Jane Morris

Jane Morris, posed by Rossetti. 1865
Photograph: John R Parsons
Albumen print

The families of William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones, photographed by Frederick Hollyer in the garden at The Grange, Burne-Jones's home in Fulham. Left to right: Edward Jones (Burne-Jones's father), Margaret Burne-Jones, Edward Burne-Jones, Philip Burne-Jones, Georgiana Burne-Jones,
May Morris, William Morris, Jane Morris, and Jenny Morris.

Platinotype photograph, 1874.

Sunday, 14 January 2018


The Day Dream
Oil on canvas

Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Photo: Lewis Carroll - 7 October, 1863
Albumen print

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Reclining Figures

Large Four Piece Reclining Figure
Bronze - Executed in 1972-73

River God, ca.1526/7

Clay, earth, sand, plant and vegetable fibre, and
casein model built around an iron wire core.
Later interventions: plaster & iron mesh.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Birmingham Alabama

20th Street, Birmingham, Alabama, ca.1906
8x10 inch dry plate glass negative
(Detroit Publishing Company)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

USS Essex

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Essex (CVA-9) takes spray over the bow while steaming in heavy seas. Essex, with assigned Carrier Air Group 10 (CVG-10), was deployed to the Mediterranean Sea from 7 August 1959 to 26 February 1960. A Grumman TF-1 Trader COD plane is readied for launch from the angled flight deck. Several Douglas AD-6 and AD-5W Skyraider and Douglas F4D-1 Skyrays are parked behind the island. An AD-5 (BuNo 132463) assigned to United States Fleet Activities Naples, Italy, is parked on the elevator. 12 January 1960.

(Official U.S. Navy photo)  (Wikipedia)

Sunday, 7 January 2018

John Thomson

Street Doctor, London 1877
Photo: John Thomson

Two Manchu soldiers with John Thomson
Photograph by John Thomson

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Western Mosul, Iraq

A woman injured in a mortar attack is treated by medics in a field clinic as
Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq.
March 2, 2017. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra(theGuardian)

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Saul Steinberg

American cartoonist and illustrator, Saul Steinberg, 1946
Photograph: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Untitled, from the Mask Series with Saul Steinberg
Photograph: Inge Morath, 1961-1962
(Courtesy of Danziger Gallery)

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Portrait 1942

Portrait of a young woman.
Medium format nitrate negative by Fenno Jacobs.
For the Office of War Information.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018


Portrait of an Unidentified Pair of Prospectors
Ferrotype, ca.1860
Unknown Photographer