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J. M. W. Turner: Snow Storm: Steam-Boat off a Harbour’s Mouth (c 1842)
Helen O’Toole: Gan Ainm (2016-18); gan ainm is Irish for “without a name,” untitled.
Frank Wilbert Stokes: The Phantom Ship, Atlantic Ocean (ca. 1903)
When Oscar Wilde’s poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol was published in February, 1898, the author’s name appeared only as “C.3.3.,” which had been the number of Wilde’s tiny room in the prison: block C, landing 3, cell 3. It … Continue reading
Amy Nimr: Untitled (1936)
William Marple: Mount Tamalpais from Napa Slough (1869) The name “Tamalpais” derives from the Coast Miwok name for the mountain, támal pájiṣ, which means “west hill.” The Coast Miwok numbered between 1,500 and 2,000 before the arrival of Europeans to … Continue reading
Klatle-bhi (Kwakwaka’wakw/Squamish): The Guardian; I had to guess on the date.