The Contrarian of a Generation, Revisited
This is the NY Times review of Martin Scorsese's No Direction Home
documentary and soundtrack on Bob Dylan coming up in September.
Dylan in 1963
Honor Thy Shoes
In Popular Culture
Zenda From Outer Space (1964)
Frida Kahlo At
The Tate Modern Museum
This is a great online exhibit of the ever enchanting Frida Kahlo.
Frida Kahlo in 1926
Portrait of Alicia Galant (1927)
This guy is good, real good. There are a few more scans of his work
This site has great collection rock and roll ephemera, posters, postcards,
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana
and Pearl Jam Poster (1991)
Lenny Bruce and
The Mothers of Invention Postcard (1966)
Looking Cool (1888)
Jim Flora Gallery (Neurastenia)
Louis Armstrong's Hot 5
I searched on Google. but I could not find a larger collection of his work.
Archæoligirl — Science Hero #2
North American Mammals (Scout)
Click on the map to find the mammals in your state.
Mephitis mephitis (Striped skunk)
The Allure of Japanese Art
This art Flash is from this Wapo's review
of the same name. "Two new books 'Japonisme' and 'The Origins of
L'Art Nouveau' examine how van Gogh, Manet, Whislter and art dealer
Siegfried Bing were seduced by Japanese art."
Portrait of Pere Tanguy by Vincent van Gogh
There is a real to not making social/political art preachy. I'm still
cracking up over the
Bible Belt Bachelor.
The Religious Right Is Neither (2003)
Canadian War Posters
There are a few gems in the
recruiting poster section.
Madeleine de Verchères
WWII Recruiting Poster
I loved the postcard below and the translated poem from
A Garment Worker's
Legacy: The Joe Fishtein Collection of Yiddish Poetry.
"Postcard depicting a defiant young woman in prison. She may represent women
who were prominent in revolutionary movements at the beginning of the 20th
century, such as Rosa Luxemburg and Vera Figner."
There is a lot interesting artwork on this site. The silkscreen below
is by Goatskull.
Strictly Limited Serigraphs
Season 4 by
Gallery of Ukiyoe Prints
A collection from a karate school.
Morokoshi by Koishikawatei Eiri
Tim McCormick Art
"Soon They'll See"
Un Peu... (1913)
Pauline Johnson Archive
"Emily Pauline Johnson was one of Canada's most popular and successful
entertainers at the turn-of-the-century. The daughter of a Mohawk
Native-Canadian father and an English mother, Pauline Johnson used the
Mohawk name 'Tekahionwake'."
The Tobacco and Salt Museum
Japanese Tobacco Ad/Poster
Duke" Wayne Posters
Blue Steel With Gabby Hayes (1934)
Mimi Kersting (Neurastenia)
Night Vision: Photographs of William Gedney and Lynn Saville
William Gedney's photographs are almost eerie in their remarkable
simplicity. It's like you have been suddenly teleported to the 1960s.
Butte, MT (1966)
My Best Shot
LA Times readers share their best vacation photos.
Positano, Italy - Wow!
"Ling Lung Women’s Magazine was published in the 1930s in Shanghai, China at
a time when women’s role in society, at least in that sophisticated and
foreign-influenced metropolis, was in rapid transition."
Ling Lung Magazine Issue #1 (1931)
56 original prints by the Japanese master painter and woodcut designer
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
Three Beauties (1793)
Fun Fun Fun
Mystery of Marilyn: Her Own Words?
This is a LA Times special on the the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death.
It includes photos and old newspaper headlines about her.
Marilyn in 1952
The Tibetan &
Himalayan Digital Library
The Adventures of Art Lad
Audrey Kawasaki (MF)
Audrey is very talented artist, as the sample below clear shows. There is
some nudity, but this is pretty tame stuff.
Paint By Numbers
A Smithsonian exhibit on the 50s paint by numbers phenomenon. You see
a lot of these 'paintings' at bad yard sales. Is that an oxymoron?
All Along The Watchtower (MC)
Bob Dylan's lyrics illustrated.
There must be some kind of way autta here!
In Luis Bunuel's Belle De Jour (1967)
by Takejiro Hasegawa
Kobunsha's Japanese Fairy Tales (scroll down) is a great collection
of illustrated woodblock print books by Takejiro Hasegawa. You can
still read the stories from the scans of these wonderful books. Also,
check out the lithographs, etc.
Perry Expedition on the same site.
Back Cover of Kohana San (1892)
I had blogged
work before, and I was reminded of her in the "The Arts of Japan's
Exploding Subculture" article below. Then, I found all these cool
watercolor paintings by her!
A cluster of firework, that girl, (2003)
There are lot's of pictures of pretty, mostly Asian, woman on this site
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le
"Vigée Le Brun (1755-1845) was one of the most in demand portrait artists of
her time. She completed over 900 paintings including 700 portraits. This
included many self portraits, 30 portraits of her friend Marie Antoinette
and 67 portraits while living in Russia for six years."
Mother and Daughter
Jaime Zollars (Sugar N' Spicy)
The Three C's
Children's Book Illustrations
Dreamer of Dreams
Chicken: Seventeen Magazine
of Japan’s Exploding Subculture (Plep)
Butcher Shop by Mahomi Kunikata