Saturday, 22 February 2020


Young croquet players, 1880's, England
Photograph: Lambert Weston of Folkestone & Dover

Friday, 21 February 2020


Austrian painter Gustav Klimt in his painter's coat
 next to his life partner Emilie Flöge, Attersee, 1910

Adele Bloch-Bauer's Portrait, 1907
by Gustav Klimt
Oil, silver and gold on canvas

Thursday, 20 February 2020

In The Time Of Aids

Victoria Cobokana with Sifiso & Onica

Victoria Cobokana, housekeeper, in her employer’s dining room with her son Sifiso and daughter Onica, Johannesburg, June 1999. Victoria died of Aids on 13 December 1999, Sifiso died of Aids on 12 January 2000, Onica died of Aids in May 2000. From the series In the Time of Aids (detail), 1999.

Photograph: David Goldblatt/Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg and Cape Town, The David Goldblatt Legacy Trust.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Corso & Gysin

Gregory Corso & Brion Gysin, Paris, 1973
Photograph: Allen Ginsberg
(Courtesy Stanford University Libraries
Allen Ginsberg Estate)

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Curve Ahead

Curve Ahead, December ‎2006
South Coast, Kent, England
Photograph: Ray Wallis

Monday, 17 February 2020

Sunday, 16 February 2020

Pulp Fiction

Planet Stories, March, 1951
Artwork by Allen Anderson

Speed Mystery, February, 1943
Artwork by Allen Anderson

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Film Still

Untitled Film Still #30, 1979
Photograph: Cindy Sherman
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York

Friday, 14 February 2020


The Hengist, a Sealink passenger ferry, aground
at Folkestone after the Great Storm in
southern England, 17 October 1987
Photograph: John Downing

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Wednesday, 12 February 2020


Self-portrait by William Hogarth
Oil on canvas

The Enraged Musician, 1741
by William Hogarth
Etching and engraving on paper

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Monday, 10 February 2020

Theta Pi Girls

'Theta Pi Girls' Washington, D.C. ca.1910
8 x 10 inch glass negative
(Harris & Ewing Collection)

Sunday, 9 February 2020

August Sander

Workmen in the Ruhr Region, ca.1928
Photograph: August Sander
Gelatin silver print

Circus Workers, 1926-1932
Photo: August Sander
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 8 February 2020

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland, 2008
Photograph: Don McCullin
Gelatin silver print

Hadrian's Wall just east of Cawfields quarry
Northumberland in October 2005
Photograph: Velella

Friday, 7 February 2020

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Vincent & The Flower Girl

Vase with Oleanders and Books,1888
Oil on canvas

Flower girl, Rotterdam, 1896
Photograph: B.L. Singley

Monday, 3 February 2020

Two Portraits By Moroni

Bust Portrait of a Young Man with an Inscription
Oil on canvas

Portrait of a Young Woman, ca.1575
by Giovanni Battista Moroni
Oil on canvas

Sunday, 2 February 2020


Penn Station Lovers, (New York) 1946-47
Photograph: Louis Faurer
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 1 February 2020

Camp Badger

"Camp Badger, Tulare County, California. End of Mark Twain log, diameter 18 feet. Slab of Giant Sequoia, Kings River Grove (now part of Kings Canyon National Park), California, felled in 1891, to be exhibited in the Natural History Museum in New York." Albumen print by Charles Clifford Curtis.

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Tullio Crali

The Forces of the Bend, (Le forze della curva)
by Tullio Crali - 1930
Oil on canvas

Monday, 27 January 2020

Primo Levi

Primo Michele Levi was an Italian Jewish chemist, partisan, Holocaust survivor and writer. He was the author of several books, novels, collections of short stories, essays, and poems. His best-known works include If This Is a Man (1947, published as Survival in Auschwitz in the United States), his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland; and The Periodic Table (1975), linked to qualities of the elements, which the Royal Institution named the best science book ever written. (Wikipedia)

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Ella and Talia

Ella and Talia II, Northern Transvaal
(now Limpopo Province), South Africa, 2003
Photograph: Nadav Kander

Friday, 24 January 2020

Two Female Portraits

Femme à la voilette (Woman in veil) 1891
Oil on canvas

Lissy, 1931
Watercolour and pencil on paper

Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler was a German painter of the avant-garde whose works were banned as "degenerate art", and in some cases destroyed, by the Third Reich. She was murdered in a former psychiatric institution at Sonnenstein castle in Pirna under Action T4, a forced euthanasia program of Nazi Germany. (Wikipedia)

Thursday, 23 January 2020

The Virginians

Children of construction workers in trailer camp. Portsmouth, Virginia. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration, March 1941. (Shorpy)

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

David Attenborough

Naturalist David Attenborough I, London, England
Photograph: Nadav Kander - 2012

A Venezuelan Troupial (Icterus icterus) photographed on the west coast of Curacao, 26 February 2013. Photograph: Bjørn Christian Tørrissen

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Monday, 20 January 2020


Benita Douglas-Robertson above Matt Gomez
at the Blizzard Ball, London Hilton, 1981-89
Photograph: Dafydd Jones
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

Charlotte Stockdale, Vintage, ca.1985
Photograph: Dafydd Jones
Gelatin Silver Print

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Recent Art

Bright Yellow House on Water, 2018
Art work by James Casebere
Pigment print

Future airmen, 2008
by Rostislav Lebedev

Friday, 17 January 2020