Thursday, 28 February 2019

Jacqueline Cochran

Pilot Jacqueline Cochran and Northrop 'Gamma' racing plane
Medium format negative by Toni Frissell for Vogue, August 1939

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Monday, 25 February 2019

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Saturday, 23 February 2019


Demonstrators clash with Venezuelan National Guards during protests after Juan Guaidó challenged Nicolás Maduro’s leadership. Photograph Carlos García Rawlins - Reuters. Posted 24 Jan 2019

Friday, 22 February 2019

Detective Tales

Detective Tales, July 1945
Artwork by Gloria Stoll Karn

Detective Tales, March 1944
Artwork by Gloria Stoll Karn

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Venice Beach

Venice Beach, A weightlifter raises a barbell loaded with heavy plates while Ike Catcher performs an aerial handstand at the world-famous Muscle Beach Gym, ca.2016. Photograph: Dotan Saguy

Wednesday, 20 February 2019


The Dadaist Raoul Hausmann with Hedwig Mankiewitz and Vera Broïdo, 1929. Photograph: August Sander. Gelatin silver print

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Portrait of a Young Woman

Portrait of a young woman in Edwardian dress
Unidentified Photographer, n/d
(Powerhouse Museum Sydney)

Monday, 18 February 2019

Francis Bacon

Study for Portrait, 1977
Oil and dry transfer lettering on canvas

Francis Bacon, 1970
Platinum print

Sunday, 17 February 2019

日下部 金兵衛

Shrine Maiden performing a Shinto God Entertainment  Dance, 1880's 
Large, hand-tinted albumen print by Kusakabe Kimbei, 日下部 金兵衛 

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Paiute Indians

Paiute Indians in Reno, 1868
Photograph: Alfred A Hart
(half of a stereograph)
(Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum)

Tuesday, 12 February 2019


Spanish Postcard
The Ministry of Development with Wine Wagons
Madrid, Spain, 1908

Monday, 11 February 2019

The Port of Hamburg

Hamburg, Port Scene, 1929
Photograph: Albert Renger-Patzsch

Hamburg Port, ca.1929

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Saturday, 9 February 2019

Friday, 8 February 2019

Mr. Dan Sampson

Children of Dan Sampson, who moved out of the Pine Camp expansion area in August, waiting in the family car for the school bus near South Rutland, New York, October 1941. Medium format negative by Jack Delano. (Shorpy)

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

The Mochida Family

Members of the Mochida family awaiting the
evacuation bus, Hayward, California, May 9, 1942.
Photograph: Dorothea Lange

Monday, 4 February 2019

Mr. & Mrs. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien, January 1911
Studio of H.J. Whitlock & Sons Ltd., Birmingham
(Bodleian Libraries)

Edith Tolkien, née Bratt, (aged 17) 1906
The Victoria Studio, 201 Broad Street, Birmingham
(Tolkien Trust)

Saturday, 2 February 2019

László Moholy-Nagy

View from Pont Transbordeur, Marseille, 1929

A19, 1927
by László Moholy-Nagy
Oil and graphite on canvas