Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Lee Russell

Insignia of nationally affiliated tourist courts. Corpus Christi, Texas, October 1939. Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. (Shorpy)

Negro musicians playing accordion and washboard in automobile
Near New Iberia, Louisiana, 1938
Photograph: Lee Russell

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Yvonne & Sonya

Yvonne and Daughter Sonya, 1975
Photograph: Milton Rogovin
Gelatin silver print

Monday, 28 October 2019

Eduardo Paolozzi

Evadne in Green Dimension
Screenprint and lithograph on paper

by Eduardo Paolozzi, 1972
Screenprint and lithograph on paper

Saturday, 26 October 2019

The Bunker

Photograph: Allen Ginsberg - March 26, 1985
(Courtesy Stanford University Libraries - Allen Ginsberg Estate)

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Belgian Miners

Elles sont durte - Miners, Flénu, Belgium, 1890
Photograph: Charles-Honoré Lallement

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Henri Gray Posters

Nouvelles Galeries Dehaullon
VierzonJouets Étrennes, ca.1890
Artwork by Henri Gray

Pétrole Stella, 1897
Artwork by Henri Gray

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Paris '68

Sit-in on the Place Denfert-Rochereau, Paris, 1968
Photograph: David Newell-Smith - The Observer

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