Friday, 18 October 2019

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Aenne Biermann

Lady with Monocle, 1928/29
Silver gelatine print

Eggs, 1931
Photo: Aenne Biermann
Silver gelatine print

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

The Homecoming

Harold Pinter and Jane Lowe in his play The Homecoming at Watford Palace theatre, 1969. Photograph: Tony Prime

Monday, 14 October 2019

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Munch's Model

Rosa Meissner at the Hotel Rohn in Warnemünde, 1907
Photograph: Edvard Munch
Gelatin printing on paper

Weeping Woman, (Rosa Meissner) 1907-1909
by Edvard Munch
Oil on canvas

Munch´s photograph of his model Rosa Meissner in the Hotle Rôhne, Warnemünde in 1907 is an evocative photograph which inspired Munch to develop the theme of weeping Psyche in paintings, graphic and sculpture. The person seen transparent in the background is her sister.

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Cindy Sherman

Untitled #413, 2003
Photograph: Cindy Sherman
(Photo Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York)

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Portraits of Young Women

Two Female Baseball Players
Wamego, Kansas, United States, ca.1918
Photograph: Samuel E. Tyson & Frank L. Tyson
Gelatin silver print

Cowley, Oxford, 1973
Photograph: Tom Wood

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Film Fun

Film Fun, December 1934
Artwork by Enoch Bolles

Film Fun, September 1941
Artwork by Enoch Bolles

Sunday, 6 October 2019


Taken from the spring/summer issue of Dazed, 2016
Previously unpublished photo
Photograph: Tom Wood

Friday, 4 October 2019

The Monitor and Merrimac

A chromolithograph of the Battle of Hampton Roads,
produced by Louis Prang & Co., Boston lithograph
signed "Jo Davidson" Copyright 1886

Thursday, 3 October 2019

New York Circa 1905

'The close of a career in New York.'
8 x 10 inch dry plate glass negative
Photograph: Byron - Circa 1905
(Detroit Publishing Company)

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

First World War Posters

Destroy this mad brute 'Enlist' - U.S. Army
Artwork by H.R. Hopps, 1917

Australian recruitment poster, 1914-18
Imperial War Museum

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Monday, 30 September 2019

Sunday, 29 September 2019

Saturday, 28 September 2019

"Oh!" is for Oldsmobile

Billboards on side of building in New Orleans, Louisiana. Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration, January 1941. (Shorpy)

Friday, 27 September 2019

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Svetlana Zakharova

Russian ballet star Svetlana Zakharova performs during a gala at Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre in support of young dancers in war-torn Ukraine, December 7, 2014. Photograph: Mikhail Logvinov - (AFP)

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Willem de Kooning

East Hampton XVII, 1968
Oil on paper mounted to canvas

Willem De Kooning in his studio in
Long Island, New York, in 1987
Photograph: Robert R. McElroy - Getty Images

Monday, 23 September 2019

Los Angeles

E Street at Wilmington Boulevard, 1979
Photograph: John Humble
Vintage Cibachrome Print

Indiana Street at Brooklyn Avenue
East Los Angeles, June 26 1987
Photograph: John Humble
Vintage Cibachrome Print

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Friday, 20 September 2019

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Soviet Cinema Posters

Cement, 1928
Directed by Vladimir B. Vilner

The Conveyor of Death, 1933
Directed by Ivan Pyryev
Artwork by The Stenberg Brothers

Monday, 16 September 2019

Bingham Mine, Utah

Utah Copper - Bingham Mine. Brakeman of an ore train at the open-pit mining operations of Utah Copper Company at Bingham Canyon, Utah. Photo by Andreas Feininger for the Office of War Information, November 1942. (Shorpy)

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Homage to Kerouac

Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg at the grave
of Jack Kerouac in Massachusetts.
Photograph: Netflix/PA.
(Posted: 17 Jun 2019, The Guardian)

Saturday, 14 September 2019


Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Self-Portrait, 1804, revised ca.1850
Oil on canvas

Friday, 13 September 2019

Oedipus and the Sphinx

Oedipus and the Sphinx after Ingres, 1983
Oil on canvas

Oedipus and the Sphinx, 1808
Oil on canvas

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Battle Endgame

A girl in the old city in western Mosul, Iraq, near the destroyed Great Mosque of al-Nuri, on 6 July 2017. Photograph: Carol Guzy - Zuma Press.
(The Guardian)

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

By the Sea

Harbour and Chateau Fort, Annecy, France, ca.1895
Photochrom colour print

View from North Pier, Blackpool
Lancashire, England, ca.1895
Photochrom colour print