Tag Archives: 1930’s

1935: Fixing her Hair

Serge Sudeikin: Fixing her Hair (Ruby Elzy in “Porgy and Bess,” 1935) (1935) (listen)

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1930: Setting Sun

Chiura Obata: Setting Sun on Sacramento Valley, California (1930) As Japanese-Americans, Obata and his family were interned at the Tanforan detention center in California during WWII. Along with other artists, he established an art school in the camp; teachers taught … Continue reading

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1939: Dog Fight

Bill Traylor: Untitled (Dog Fight with Writing) (c. 1939-40) (source) Bill Trylor Bill Tralor Bill Traylor This Dryling Was Done By Bill Tralor old man 85 years old

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1932: The King of the Crickets

The King of the Crickets from The Luck of the Bean-Rows, A Fairy-Tale for Lucky Children. My edition is an anonymous translation from the French of Charles Nodier, illustrated by Claud Lovat Fraser; undated but inscribed “December 25, 1932.”

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1937: Ceiling

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Deyneka: Study of a Ceiling Painting for the Red Army Theater (1937)

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1932: Cheltenham

Algernon Cecil Newton: Outskirts of Cheltenham (1932)

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1937: When I Get to the Bottom I Go Back to the Top of the Slide Where I Stop and I Turn and I Go for a Ride Till I Get to the Bottom and I See You Again

Stanley Spencer: Helter Skelter (1937)   A photograph of Spencer painting it at Hampstead Heath:

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