Saturday, 31 July 2021

Florida Migrants

Near Shawboro, North Carolina. Group of Florida migrants on their way to Cranbury, New Jersey, to pick potatoes!  July 1940. Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. (Shorpy)

Friday, 30 July 2021

Commercial Public House

Commercial, South Bank, Middlesbrough, 1984
Photograph: Graham Smith. (Courtesy Martin Parr Foundation)

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Bacon & Beard

Francis Bacon Self-Portrait, 1973
Oil on canvas

Peter Beard's photograph of Francis Bacon on Beard's roof at 80 Narrow Street, London (soon to be lost gambling), during the dead elephant interviews, March, 1972.

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

True Love

True Love Leaves No Traces, 2013
Bed, closet, rope, 195 x 140 x 90 cm.

Monday, 26 July 2021

Sunday, 25 July 2021

Facing Up

Arthur Tress, "Secret Conversation, New York" (1980), Facing Up series. Arthur Tress Photography Collection, University of Pennsylvania Libraries.

Saturday, 24 July 2021

William Henry Fox Talbot

Group photograph with Irish poet Thomas Moore in the centre. 
Dated April 1844. Photograph: WilliamHenry Fox Talbot

The SS Great Britain in dock at low tide, Bristol, 1843-45
Photograph: William Henry Fox Talbot

Thursday, 22 July 2021


Two Girls from a Marching Band, Harlem, NY, 1990
Photograph: Dawoud Bey
Inkjet print

Wednesday, 21 July 2021

Saturday, 17 July 2021

Vincent van Gogh

The parsonage garden at Nuenen in winter (mid-March 1884) by Vincent van Gogh, Pen and brown ink with white heightening.

Ploughed fields 'The furrows' 1888
Oil on canvas

Friday, 16 July 2021


Grocery store on main street of Ranchester in the Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming, September 1941. Photograph: Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. (Shorpy)

Thursday, 15 July 2021

A Cartoon Before First Communion

The photographer’s niece, getting ready for her first communion in 1987. Photograph: Susan Kandel.

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Jules Chéret Posters

Lithographic Poster for a 'Land of Fairies – Enchanted Garden' at the Universal Exposition 1889 in Paris. Artwork by Jules Chéret.

Advertising lithographic poster for L'Amant des danseuses. Roman moderniste, by Félicien Champsaur, 1888. Artwork by Jules Chéret, 

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

John Wilkes Booth

Assassin of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln
Photograph: Alexander Gardner

Monday, 12 July 2021


Edith, Danville, Virginia, 1967
Photograph: Emmet Gowin
Gelatin silver print

Edith, Danville, Virginia, 1971
Photograph: Emmet Gowin
Gelatin silver print

Sunday, 11 July 2021

Evonne Goolagong Cawley

Goolagong in action against American Chris Evert in the semi-finals at Wimbledon in 1972. She beat Evert 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Photograph: Roger Jackson.

Goolagong at the Queen’s Club Championships in London in June 1973. Photograph: Evening Standard.

Saturday, 10 July 2021

William, Norman & James

Norman Mailer joined William Burroughs at Naropa Institute Summer 1985 to spend a week & end with symposium on “The Soul: Is there one, what is It, & What’s Happening to It.” Here pictured with James Grauerholz, Bill’s long-time secretary. Photo & caption: Allen Ginsberg, Courtesy Allen Ginsberg Estate, Stanford University.

Friday, 9 July 2021

Julian Schnabel

The Conversion of St. Paolo Malfi
by Julian Schnabel - 1995
Gesso, oil and resin on canvas, 96 x 96 in.

Thursday, 8 July 2021

Sault Locks

Cargo ships passing through the locks of the Sault Sainte Marie Canal which bypasses the rapids on the St. Marys River linking Lake Superior and Lake Huron. Ca.1895. Unknown Photographer.

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

Jacob Riis

Bandits’ Roost, 59½ Mulberry Street, New York, 1888
Photograph: Jacob Riis

'The Baby’s Playground,' New York, ca.1890
Photograph: Jacob Riis

Monday, 5 July 2021

Sunday, 4 July 2021

No Entry

No Entry -  Early Evening, Hastings
August ‎1, ‎2018, ‏‎7.43 PM
Photograph: Ray Wallis

Saturday, 3 July 2021

Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery, 1565
Oil on panel

The Triumph of Death, ca.1562
by Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Oil on panel

Friday, 2 July 2021


Winona bridges over the Mississippi, ca.1898
8 x 10 in. dry plate glass negative
Detroit Publishing Co.

Arch bridge, Bellows Falls, Vt. ca.1907
8 x 10 in. dry plate glass negative
Detroit Publishing Co.

Thursday, 1 July 2021