Saturday, 29 February 2020

Tamara de Lempicka

The artist Tamara de Lempicka
wearing a hat by Rose Descat, 1933
(Photoinstitut Bonartes, Vienna)

La Tunique Rose, 1927
by Tamara de Lempicka
Oil on canvas

Friday, 28 February 2020

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Cool Boy

A Boy in Front of the Loews 125th Street
Movie Theatre, Harlem, New York, 1976
Photograph: Dawoud Bey

Tuesday, 25 February 2020


Raiding Detectives, Chicago, Illinois, 1957
Photograph: Gordon Parks
Pigmented inkjet print

Monday, 24 February 2020

20th Century Women Artists

Still life with tangerines, ca.1925
Oil on paperboard

29 rue d’Astorg, ca.1936
Photograph; Dora Maar
Hand-coloured gelatin silver print on paper

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.