Monday, 31 August 2020

Bernat Klein

A family portrait of Bernat Klein (second right) with his brother Moshe and his parents Zori and Lipot in the late 1920's. Photograph: Chatto.

Sunday, 30 August 2020

More Thrills, Mystery & Drama

Detective Tales, April 1953
Artwork by Norman Saunders

Detective Tales, May 1947
Artwork by D. L Champion (?)

Saturday, 29 August 2020

Martin Luther King Jr.

Arrest of Martin Luther King Jr. at Police Department, Montgomery, Alabama,1958. Photograph: Charles Moore. Gelatin silver print.

Friday, 28 August 2020

Buick Electra

Zizka Cleaners' car, Buick Electra, (Series Cars)
New York City, 1976
Photo: Langdon Clay

Thursday, 27 August 2020

Sculpture X 2

Sharing, 2005, by Tony Cragg. Bronze, cast Schmäke, Düsseldorf MMFA. Gift of Jacques and Céline Lamarre.

Cross-Cultural Trap, 2018, by Christopher Carter. Wood, found materials, and enamel, 6 x 6 x 6 feet. Courtesy of the artist. Photograph: Jose Luis Garcia.

Wednesday, 26 August 2020


Satellite Radio, Vancouver, 1961
Photograph: Fred Herzog
Archival Pigment Print

Howe and Nelson, Vancouver, 1960
Photograph: Fred Herzog
Archival Pigment Print

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Dr. Denang

The Rushed Hushed Compassion of Dr. Denang, by Jim Bloom. Mixed media on canvas, n/d. Collection of Victor F. Keen.

Monday, 24 August 2020

Sunday, 23 August 2020

Saturday, 22 August 2020

William Burroughs

William S. Burroughs, book signing at his Shafrazi Gallery shotgun art opening, December 20, 1987. Photograph: Allen Ginsberg, courtesy Stanford University Libraries.

Friday, 21 August 2020


Photograph: Sigismund Jacobi

Launched in 2007, the covers – a collaboration between creative agency Mother, and Penguin Press Art Director Jim Stoddart – feature the work of Gary Card and Jacob Sutton.

Thursday, 20 August 2020

Breaker Boys

"Four Breaker Boys working in #9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough,
Pennsylvania Coal Company. Boy on left is Tony Ross, 142 Panama 
Street. Other small boy is Mike Ross, cousin." Pittston, Pennsylvania, 
January 1911. Photograph: Lewis Wickes Hine for the National Child 
Labour Committee. (Shorpy)

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Le Monocle

The handsome young woman pictured above is Lulu, the owner of Le Monocle, 1932. Photograph: George Brassaï - Gelatin silver print.

Fat Claude and her Girlfriend at the lesbian club Le Monocle, Paris, 1932.
Photograph: Brassaï - Gelatin silver print.

Tuesday, 18 August 2020


La Hollandaise, 1905
by Walter Sickert
Oil on canvas

Brighton Pierrots, 1915
by Walter Sickert
Oil on canvas

Monday, 17 August 2020

New York Dance

Megumi Eda, left, and Theresa Ruth Howard in 'In This Dream That Dogs Me,' at the Duke Theater in New York, Nov. 29, 2005.

Sunday, 16 August 2020

Saturday, 15 August 2020


Ballo Acs, Grand Hotel Dolder, Zurich, 1948
Photograph: Jakob Tuggener
Gelatin silver print

Friday, 14 August 2020


Edward Simmons, Halloween, 1993
South Bronx H.E.L.P. Shelter, New York
Photograph: Mary Ellen Mark

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Mechanical Pig

Mechanical Pig - Silicone, platinum, fibreglass, metal and electrical components - by Paul McCarthy. Executed in 2003-2005.

Tuesday, 11 August 2020


Portrait of young siblings
Germany, ca.1885

Dover Girls
Eastern Docks, Dover, Kent
Photograph: Mike Dugdale - 1967
(Historic Britain category winner)

Monday, 10 August 2020

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Friday, 7 August 2020

Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott in Paris in 1928
(Possible Self-Portrait ?)
Keystone - France/Gamma - Keystone, via Getty Images

Old Law Tenements, 35-47 East 1st Street, New York. February 11, 1937. 
Photograph: Berenice Abbott. Gelatin silver print

Thursday, 6 August 2020


Reclining Nude, 1916
Oil on canvas

Amedeo Modigliani, Picasso and André Salmon in front the Café de la Rotonde, Paris. Photo taken by Jean Cocteau in Montparnasse, Paris in 1916.

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Russian Seamen

Photo shows sailors on the Russian cruiser Rynda, during the Columbian Naval Review of 1893. 8 x 10 in. dry plate glass negative.
(Detroit Publishing Co)

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Counter Fit

Counter Fit. Photograph: Genevieve Gaignard, 2018. Chromogenic print. 
Courtesy the artist and Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles.

Monday, 3 August 2020

Applying & Applied

Applying Colour, 1982–1985
From 'Looking for Love'
Photograph: Tom Wood
C-print on Fujicolor

Sunbather (Applied)
Marbella, Spain, 1974

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Crawford & Lombard

Publicity photo by George Hurrell

Carole Lombard in a publicity still for the American comedy film 'To Be or Not to Be' - 24 March 1942. Paramount Studios.

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Pie Town People

Jack Whinery, homesteader, and his family, Pie Town, New Mexico, 1939. Photograph: Russell Lee, Colour Slide. (Library Of Congress)