Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Few Blue Notes

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl], ca. 1909 Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman Sitting on Fallen Tree in Forest], ca. 1909 Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl on Horseback], ca. 1909 Cyanotypes found favor among amateur photographers of the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries for … Continue reading

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Dog Fancy

Richard Avedon, [Contact sheet of Marilyn Monroe posing with dog], 1958 Elliott Erwitt, Paris, 1951 Elliott Erwitt, Man and Dog, South Carolina, 1962 Weegee, [Smokey, covered with a rubber coat and sheltered by a bystander’s umbrella, waiting for water tower … Continue reading

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David Seidner: From Fashion to Flowers

David Seidner, Tina Chow/Chanel, 1984 David Seidner, Helena Bonham Carter, 1998 David Seidner, Valentino, Italian Vogue, 1984 David Seidner, Pink Orchid, 1999 David Seidner (1957-1999) was best known as a fashion photographer during the 1980s and 90s.  He moved to Paris … Continue reading

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Hall of Mirrors

  Weegee, Clown, ca. 1958 This group of distorted clown images shows a variety of techniques Weegee used in his photographic manipulations. Weegee constantly drove to push the boundaries of what he could do with photography and, while working on … Continue reading

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Photography Art Society of Lithuania: Vitas Luckus

Vitas Luckus, Holiday mood, 1980 Vitas Luckus, Anna, 1980 Vitas Luckus, It seems nobody of them to be alive now, 1980 Vitas Luckus, Different water, 1980 Vitas Luckus was born on May 29, 1943 in Kaunas, Lithuania. At the age … Continue reading

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Her chromium nerves and her platinum brain were chastely encased in cellophane…

Hans Richter, Dreams That Money Can Buy, 1947 Dreams That Money Can Buy The Story Joe, a young poet in a desperate mood, determines to capitalize on his unique gift for interpreting one’s inmost dreams. He settles down in a … Continue reading

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Payback

Carl Mydans, Unfaithful Woman, 1944 In July 1940 Marshal Pétain became the Chief of State of Vichy France following France’a military defeat by Germany in World War Two. His regime allied and collaborated with the Axis Powers. After the liberation … Continue reading

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