Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Nude With Braids

NERVE - The New Nude (Cover), 2000
Photograph: Leslie Lyons
Gelatin silver print

(The Colours of Saturn)

Monday, 30 March 2020

Tamara Rojo

Tamara Rojo performs with the English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells in 2017. Photograph: Tristram Kenton - The Guardian

Sunday, 29 March 2020


Bears at Circus Vargas in California, 1990
Photograph: Jill Freedman

Fair Day, County Leitrim, Republic of Ireland, 1973
Photograph: Jill Freedman

Saturday, 28 March 2020


La Chanca, Almería, Spain, 1957
Gelatin silver print

La, Chanca, Almería, Spain, 1960
Photograph: Carlos Pérez Siquier
Gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper

Friday, 27 March 2020

Lucas Cranach

Venus and Cupid, ca.1525
Oil on beech wood panel

Judith with the head of Holofernes, 1530
by Lucas Cranach the Elder
Oil on beech wood panel

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

A Käthe Kollwitz Etching

Death and the Mother
by Käthe Kollwitz - 1910
Etching and roulette (with some aquatint and scraper)

Monday, 23 March 2020

Major General Rufus Ingalls

Gen. Rufus Ingalls and group, May 1865
City Point, Virginia

Union Major General Rufus Ingalls. Photograph from the main eastern theatre of war, winter quarters at Brandy Station, 1864. Photo: Timothy H. O'Sullivan.

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Bill Brandt's London

Bus on Battersea Bridge, London, ca.1955
Photograph: Bill Brandt
Gelatin silver print

Domino players in a North London pub, ca.1932
Photograph: Bill Brandt
Gelatin silver print

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Liberty Speaking

"Hello! This is liberty speaking -
billions of dollars are needed and needed now"
Artwork by Z.P. Nikolaki, 1918, (USA) Colour lithograph

Vintage WWII poster, (USA) 1942

Friday, 20 March 2020

7th September 1940

A German Luftwaffe Heinkel He 111 bomber flying over Wapping and the Isle of Dogs in the East End of London at the start of the Luftwaffe's evening raids, 7 September 1940. (German Air Force photographer)

View along the River Thames in London towards smoke rising from the London docks after an air raid during the Blitz, 7 September 1940. 
(New York Times Paris Bureau Collection)

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Fashion Photography

The Neighbourhood, Milan, 1991

Twins at the Beach, Harper’s Bazaar, 1949
Photograph: Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Monday, 16 March 2020


Henriette Charlotta Catharina Ronjon, Wife of the Photographer.
Daguerreotype. Photographer: Johan Wilhelm Bergström, probably 1840's.

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Grain Elevator

Great Northern grain elevator. Superior, Wisconsin, August, 1941. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. (Shorpy)

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Friday, 13 March 2020

Parisian Lovers

Lovers in a Small Cafe
Italian District, Paris, ca.1932
Photograph: Brassaï
Gelatin silver print

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Dutch Windmill

Windmill in the middle of the city, ca.1935
Oostplein, Rotterdam - Holland
Unknown Photographer

Monday, 9 March 2020

Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley as Magus, Liber ABA, 1912
Originally published in The Equinox volume 1, issue 10 (1913)
Unknown photographer

Sunday, 8 March 2020

Léon Spilliaert

The Absinthe Drinker, 1907
Indian ink, pastel and gouache on paper

Léon Spilliaert, left, with the sculptor Oscar Jespers
on the balcony of the Kursaal, Ostend, August, 1925
Photograph: Maurice Antony

Saturday, 7 March 2020

Friday, 6 March 2020


A nurse from British charity War on Want attempts to vaccinate a terrified boy against cholera during an outbreak of the disease at a refugee camp outside Kolkata during the Bangladesh Liberation War, June 1971. Photograph: John Downing.

This image won Singles 2nd prize in the 1972 World Press Photo contest.

Thursday, 5 March 2020

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Graf Zeppelin

LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin over
Rio de Janeiro, 25 May, 1930
Photograph: Jorge Kfuri

Graf Zeppelin Airship Hangar, 1936
Friedrichshafen, Germany
Unknown Photographer

Monday, 2 March 2020

New York

Conductor, Third Avenue El, early 1950's
Photograph: Vivian Cherry

Lower East Side, early 1950's
Photograph: Vivian Cherry