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Tag Archives: 1930’s
Aleksander Vasilievich Kuprin: G. I. Petrovsky Metallurgy Plant, Dnepropetrovsk (1930)
In Black Reconstruction in America (1935), W. E. B. Du Bois argues that a “general strike” by millions of enslaved African-Americans decided the outcome of the civil war. By rebelling against their masters, abandoning southern plantations, contributing their labor to … Continue reading
Teresita Fernández: Fire (2005) Fire and heat provide modes of explanation in the most varied domains, because they have been for us the occasion for unforgettable memories, for simple and decisive personal experiences. Fire is thus a privileged phenomenon which … Continue reading
Honoré Sharrer: Workers and Paintings (1943) I can’t identify all the paintings in this painting. Leave a comment if you can fill in the blanks: Hugo Gellert : Free Man’s Duties (No 4) … Continue reading
Louis Wain: A cat standing on its hind legs, formed by patterns supposed to be in the “Early Greek” style (1925-1939).
Amy Nimr: Untitled (1936)
Franz Sedlacek: Evening Landscape (1933)