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Tag Archives: 20th Century
A headline from this article in Popular Science Monthly, January 1932:
Wadsworth Jarrell: Compared to What – I Am Better Than Those Motherfuckers and They Know It (1969) My painting Compared to What: I Am Better Than Those Motherfuckers and They Know It was critiqued. The form consists of graffiti-style words … Continue reading
Stolen poems incite a rumble in Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus (1950).
Arketex Ceramics Corporation catalog, 1957.
Who would win in a fight—Superman or Muhammad Ali? The two duked it out in a 1978 comic. An evil space alien named Rat’Lar brings an armada to earth and claims that Earthlings’ warlike ways pose a threat to his … Continue reading
Daniel Salazar: Westside Dreams (1979) This photo shows the National Chicano Dance Theater posing in front of the Denver skyline in 1979, I think probably as part of a promotional shoot for Daniel Valdez’s play Zoot Suit, which debuted that … Continue reading
Advertisements in The Hochi-Shimbun, October 15, 1926.
Hale Woodruff’s murals commemorating the revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad were installed in Talladega College’s Savery Library in 1939, the centennial of the uprising. The first mural depicts the moment when, on or about July 1, 1839, kidnapped … Continue reading
Stanhope Forbes: The Munitions Girls (1918)