Monthly Archives: April 2010

Taxing

John Heartfield, AIZ, June 8, 1933 “I am the state. There is no point in my paying taxes, when in the end the taxes always flow into my treasury.” Weegee, [Men with money], ca. 1945

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Cheery Blossoms in Japan, ca. 1890

“This is the smaller Taiko-bashi (Sori-bashi) located in front of the Romon (Sakura Gate) on the right. The Wisteria Festival of Kameido Tenjin Shrine held from mid-April to mid-May every year is a harbinger of summer. There are many other … Continue reading

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The Irascibles

Nina Leen, The Irascibles, 1950 Nina Leen, The Irascibles. From left, rear, they are: Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Ad Reinhardt, Hedda Sterne; (next row) Richard Pousette-Dart, William Baziotes, Jimmy Ernst (with bow tie), Jackson Pollock (in striped jacket), James … Continue reading

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Women are Beautiful…

Garry Winogrand, New York City, 1968 Garry Winogrand, World’s Fair, New York City, 1964 Untitled, from Women Are Beautiful, 1981 Untitled, from Women are Beautiful, ca. 1970 Untitled, from Women Are Beautiful, 1981 … (The Observations of a Male Chauvinist … Continue reading

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It’s Baseball Season!

W. Eugene Smith, [Jano Cardillo, age 9, missing for the third strike], ca. 1940 W. Eugene Smith, [Herman Stegos, age 11, hitting a home run over the fence],  ca. 1940 W. Eugene Smith, [“Pap” Lettieri, 10, “Chinky” Leone, 10, Italo … Continue reading

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Marian Anderson’s 1939 Easter Concert

Thomas McAvoy, [Marian Anderson’s afternoon voice test at her Easter concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC], April 9, 1939 Thomas McAvoy, [Marian Anderson’s Easter concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, watched by Secretary of … Continue reading

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