Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Helen Levitt

Coney Island New York, 1945
Photograph: Helen Levitt

New York, ca.1940 (Fire Hydrant)
Photograph: Helen Levitt

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Jacqueline du Pré

Cellist Jacqueline du Pré with husband, Daniel Barenboim and the Davydov Stradivarius violoncello, ca.1975. Unknown Photographer.

Monday, 28 June 2021

Poster Art

Don't Burn Waste Paper, 1939-45 (Rabkin)

Rodent alert - Public health poster from 1948
Unknown Artist

Sunday, 27 June 2021

Clarice Beckett

Marigolds, 1925
Oil on board

Dusk, n/d
by Clarice Beckett
Oil on canvas on pulpboard

Saturday, 26 June 2021

B Company

Members of 5 Platoon, B Company, 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), just north of the village of Phuoc Hai, beside the road leading to Dat Do. Photograph: Michael Coleridge, 26 August, 1967.

Friday, 25 June 2021

Thursday, 24 June 2021

Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (Mark Twain)
American humourist and writer, ca.1907
Photograph: A F Bradley of New York

Bill Watterson, 1983

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Monday, 21 June 2021


Slide, 2020
by Alexandros Vasmoulakis
Crayon, oil, and acrylic on canvas

Sunday, 20 June 2021

On the Waterfront

New York Shipping 1939
Photograph: André Kertész
Gelatin silver print

Tug Boat Watuppa
Manhattan, New York, August 10, 1936
Photograph: Berenice Abbott
Gelatin silver print

Friday, 18 June 2021

Edward Hopper

Photograph: Berenice Abbott
Gelatin silver print

New York Movie, 1939
by Edward Hopper
Oil on canvas

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Photoplay Covers

Betty Blythe, painted by Rolf Armstrong, on the cover of the September 1921 issue of Photoplay.

"The Microphone - The Terror of the Studios" (December 1929 issue); cover features an Earl Christy portrait of actress Norma Talmadge, whose successful career in silent films did not survive in the sound era.

Wednesday, 16 June 2021


Nature morte (Still Life) ca.1890
Oil on canvas

Still Life with Fruit Dish, 1879
by Paul Cézanne
Oil on canvas

Tuesday, 15 June 2021


Albert Dock, Liverpool, 1875
Unknown Photographer

Shopping in Liverpool, England, ca.1910
Unknown Photographer

Monday, 14 June 2021

Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #17 (1978)
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York

Cindy Sherman, Untitled #602, 2019
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York

Sunday, 13 June 2021

Refreshment Stand

Trinkhalle (Refreshment Stand)
Sankt-Franziskusstraße 107
Photograph: Tata Ronkholz - 1977

Saturday, 12 June 2021

Early Photography

William Henry Fox Talbot, Stable roofline, northeast courtyard, Lacock Abbey, September 1840. Salt print from a calotype negative.

Nude lying on a bed in the artist's studio, ca.1850, Salted paper print after paper negative, 11X18cm, Orsay Museum. Photograph: Charles Negre.

Friday, 11 June 2021

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Isle of Man

Douglas, Isle of Man Postcard, ca.1920

Peel - Peel Bay Beach - View is to the southeast from Peel Castle, 2003
Photograph: Joseph Mischyshyn

Monday, 7 June 2021


Brian Eno, who popularized the term 'ambient music' in the 1970s, in Amsterdam, Feb. 21, 2018. Photograph: Herman Wouters - The New York Times.

Sunday, 6 June 2021

Flower Girls

A Moulin Rouge Dancer, Paris, France, 1905

Child in Flower Costume, 1920s

Saturday, 5 June 2021

Dr. Caligari

Directed by Robert Wiene

The premiere of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari in February 1920 was so successful, women in the audience were said to have screamed during the famous scene in which Cesare Conrad Veidt is revealed.

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York City, USA. 1988.
Photograph: Elliott Erwitt (Magnum Photos)

Tuesday, 1 June 2021