Sunday, 31 May 2020

Friday, 29 May 2020

And Back Again

Nude Upside Down and Back Again VIII, 2018
Photograph: Mariken Wessels
Digital print on rag paper

Thursday, 28 May 2020


Distanced Figures 3, 2020
Artwork by George Condo
Acrylic, pigment stick and metallic paint on linen

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Gustave Le Gray

Seascape with Sailing Ship and Tugboat, 1857
Photograph: Gustave Le Gray
Albumen silver

The Imperial Yacht, La Reine Hortense, Le Havre, 1856-7
Photograph: Gustave Le Gray
Albumen print

Monday, 25 May 2020


A woman looks out at the Mediterranean sea from an empty beach as a partial lifting of lockdown restrictions came into effect. 2020, Nice, France. Photograph: Valéry Hache, AFP - Getty Images

Sunday, 24 May 2020


Self Portrait at the Age of 34 - 1640
Oil on canvas

Lion Resting, 1652
by Rembrandt van Rijn
Ink on paper

Saturday, 23 May 2020

Angel Woman

Mujer Ángel, Desierto de Sonora, México
(Angel Woman, Sonoran Desert, Mexico),1979
Gelatin silver print

Friday, 22 May 2020

Tangier Beat

"Door to William Burroughs' room in garden, Villa Mouneria, myself Bill and Peter Orlovsky, probably leaving to take walk on Boulevard Pasteur & down to Soco Chico for mint tea or Dutch Tony's for supper or dressed up to visit Bowles or get mail at Consulate. My sunglasses lowered for camera in whose hands?" Tangier 1961, July or June. Photograph: Allen Ginsberg, courtesy Stanford University Libraries/Allen Ginsberg Estate.

Thursday, 21 May 2020

Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman's Untitled #574, 2016
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York

Cindy Sherman, American artist, photographer and film maker, on a visit to the Edinburgh Film Festival in 1997. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Saul Steinberg

Chicago by Saul Steinberg, 1952
Ink, crayon, watercolour and foil collage on paper

Saul Steinberg at East 71st St., New York, ca.1954
Photograph: Evelyn Hofer

Tuesday, 19 May 2020


Portrait 37, 2011
Photo: Mona Kuhn
Chromogenic print

Amanda in the Sauna, Hotel Savoy, Berlin, 1993
Photograph: Nan Goldin
Silver dye bleach process print

Monday, 18 May 2020


Portrait of Aubrey Beardsley, ca.1893
Cartes de visite by Russell & Sons
Albumen print

Masked Woman with a White Mouse, ca.1894
by Aubrey Beardsley
Oil on canvas

Saturday, 16 May 2020

Watermelon Martinis

Studies for the Last Supper at Fatty's
(Watermelon Martinis) 2006
Oil on vellum

Friday, 15 May 2020

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Berlin Youth

Pauer -  1981-1982
(From the series Berlin Youth)
Photograph: Helga Paris
Gelatin silver print

Ramona, (Berlin Youth) 1982
Photograph: Helga Paris
Gelatin silver print

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Black Mask

Black Mask, July 1949
Artwork by Norman Saunders

Black Mask, September 1949
Artwork by Norman Saunders

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Monday, 11 May 2020

May Avenue

Children of May Avenue camp pumping water from thirty-foot well which supplies about a dozen families. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 
Photo by Russell Lee. July 1939. (Shorpy)

Sunday, 10 May 2020

Detroit River Boats

Belle Isle ferry dock, Woodward Av., Detroit, ca.1896
8 x 10 in. dry plate glass negative
Detroit Publishing Co

Old timers on the Detroit River, ca.1903
8 x 10 in. dry plate glass negative
Detroit Publishing Co

Friday, 8 May 2020

Sally Mann

The new mothers, 1989
Photograph: Sally Mann
Gelatin silver print

Sally with Camera, ca.1998 - Gelatin silver print
Collection of Sally Mann. Photo © R. Kim Rushing

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Félix Vallotton

Verdun, 1917
Oil on canvas

Oignons et soupière, 1925
by Félix Vallotton
Oil on canvas

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Photographer Lai Afong

Portrait of a Merchant, 1870's
Photograph: Lai Afong
Albumen print

Portrait of an Official, 1870's
Photograph: Lai Afong
Albumen silver print from glass negative

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

Shawano County

Bean picker. Shawano County, Wisconsin. Our Lady of Legumes. August 1941, Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration, (Shorpy)

Monday, 4 May 2020

The Troubles 69

Gelatine silver print

'We want peace', Londonderry, Northern Ireland, May, 1969
Photograph: Hanns-Jörg Anders
Gelatine silver print

Sunday, 3 May 2020

Saturday, 2 May 2020

Edgar Allan Poe Film Posters

Film poster for the The Raven, 1935
Artwork by Karoly Grosz

Film poster for the Murders in the Rue Morgue, 1932
(Based on Edgar Allan Poe's 1841 short story)
Artwork by Karoly Grosz

Friday, 1 May 2020