Tag Archives: Photography

2016: Cloud Study

Catherine Erb: Cloud Study 32 (Clouds over Water) (2016)

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1908: I Dreamed I Was my Husband

The following poem appeared in several publications in 1908: A Singular Tragedy I dreamed I was a lady, and I was wooed by Me. (The writer of this story you understand’s a He.) I dreamed (I say) I loved Me … Continue reading

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1982: Press Operators

Russ Marshall: Press Operators, GM Fisher Body Trim Plant, Fort Street, Detroit, Michigan (1982, printed 1997)

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1941: A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever

Russell Lee: Candy stand run by Negro. Southside, Chicago, Illinois (1941) A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a … Continue reading

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1928: Damaged

Walker Evans: [Workers Loading Neon “Damaged” Sign into Truck, West Eleventh Street, New York City] (1928-1930)

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1889: Artist-in-Residence

The celebrated 19th century French painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur was known for wearing men’s pants, shirts, and ties, as well as participating in traditionally masculine activities such as hunting and smoking. She lived with her lifelong partner, Nathalie Micas … Continue reading

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1961: A Song Bob Dylan Never Wrote

From Dylan’s Chronicles Volume One (2004): I can’t say when it occurred to me to write my own songs. I couldn’t have come up with anything comparable or halfway close to the folk song lyrics I was singing to define … Continue reading

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1979: Westside Dreams

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

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1966: Dublin Sky

Evelyn Hofer: Dublin Sky (1966); from Dublin: A Portrait (1967).

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1930: PCA-2

A Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogiro during its certification flight over New York City, 1930

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