Saturday, 30 March 2019

Lot's Flight from Sodom

Lot and his daughters, (Lot's Flight  from Sodom,)  ca.1497. This scene is painted on the reverse side of Dürer's Madonna and Child. Painting by Albrecht Dürer, Oil on panel.

Friday, 29 March 2019

Lulu Belle

Glenda Farrell and Dorothy Lamour in 'Lulu Belle'
Directed by Leslie Fenton, 1948

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Group Portrait

Group Portrait, Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, ca.1970
Photograph: Elaine Mayes
Gelatin silver print

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Monday, 25 March 2019

Saturday, 23 March 2019


Celia Compton

Celia Compton was born in Mile End, London in April 1886 to Charles, a wood chopper, and Mary Compton. Celia was one of nine children; only six survived into adulthood. On 25 January 1904, she married George Hayday, who was 10 years her senior. They had no children. She remarried after his death in 1933, became a money lender and died in 1966, aged 80. Photo: Horace Warner/Spitalfields Life,

Friday, 22 March 2019

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Homeless in Kiev

A homeless man sleeps on a monument dedicated to architect Vladislav Gorodetsky in the center of Ukrainian capital of Kiev on March 11, 2019. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky - AFP

Monday, 18 March 2019

Antoine d' Agata

Untitled - New York, 1991
Photo: Antoine d’Agata - Magnum Photos

Untitled - Mexico, Tijuana, 2000
Photo: Antoine d' Agata - Magnum Photos

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Car Dumping

Car dumping was widespread across Britain in the late 1960s. This photograph, taken on the Walworth Road in south London, illustrated the extent of the problem. Photo: David Newell-Smith for the Observer, 1966.

Friday, 15 March 2019

Joanna Piotrowska

Untitled, 2014
Photograph: Joanna Piotrowska
(Southard Reid Gallery and Galeria Dawid Radziszewski)

Thursday, 14 March 2019

U.S.S. Brooklyn

U.S.S. Brooklyn, forward turret and bridge
8 x 10 in. dry plate glass negative, ca.1897
( Detroit Publishing Co.)

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery, Session II, Look 10, 1989
Photograph: Fergus Greer
(Courtesy of Michael Hoppen Gallery)

Tuesday, 12 March 2019


Painted earthenware vase by Joan Miró, 1942
Manufactured by Josep Llorens Artigas, Spain. 34.9 x 27.9 cm
(The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Protocell-E, 2016
Stoneware with ash glaze

Monday, 11 March 2019

Daido Moriyama

Poster (Nakano), 1990
Photo: Daido Moriyama

From the book, Japan, A Photo Theater, 1965
Photograph: Daido Moriyama

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Lower Manhattan

Elevated train structure and buildings, Lower Manhattan
Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein - December 1941

Saturday, 9 March 2019


Man purchasing herring wrapped in newspaper,
for a Sabbath meal, Mukacevo, ca.1935-38
Photograph: Roman Vishniac

Friday, 8 March 2019

Albert Renger-Patzsch

Coal Mixing Plant (Dortmund) before 1929
(Hörder Verein, A former mining company)
Photograph: Albert Renger-Patzsch

Farmstead in Essen-Frohnhausen and
the colliery Rosenblumendelle, 1928
Photograph: Albert Renger-Patzsch

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Negro Chain Gang

A southern chain gang, ca.1903
8 x 10 in. glass negative
(Detroit Publishing Co.)

Monday, 4 March 2019

Friday, 1 March 2019


Thokoza township, Johannesburg, 1991
Police watch an ANC rally while children taunt them
Photograph: Graeme Williams