Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Steerage by Alfred Stieglitz 1907

The Steerage is a famous photograph taken by Alfred Stieglitz in 1907. It has been considered as one of the greatest photographs of all time because it captures in a single image both a formative document of its time and one of the first works of artistic modernism.

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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Works of Famous Landscape Painter Claude Lorrain (1600-1682)

All artworks are in public domain

Apollo Guarding the Herds of Admetus 1654 

Landscape with Apollo Guarding the Herds of Admetus 1645

 Landscape with Cephalus and Procris Reunited  1645

 Landscape with Dancing Figures 1648

 Landscape with Dancing Figures Details 1648

 Landscape with Paris and Oenone 1648

 Landscape with Rest in Flight to Egypt 1647

 Landscape with Shepherds - The Pont Molle 1645

 Landscape with Shepherds 1645-46

 Port Scene with the Departure of Ulysses from the Land of the Feaci 1646

 Seaport with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba 1648

 The Judgment of Paris 1645-46

 The Rape of Europa 1655

Ulysses Returns Chryseis to her Father 1648

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Second World War American Posters - Part 2

 Fly with the marines

 I Want You for the U.S. Army 
Enlist Now

 Save lives save planes Keep 'em flying

 U.S Savings Bonds
We are saving through payroll savings

 Wanted 13 Billion fighting Dollars for our fighting men

 Wanted by your Government

 Wanted now 10,000 men and women 
to be given free training for war industry

 War bonds sold here

 War Bonds

 Buy U.S. War savings bonds and stamps

 Warning - Our homes are in danger now

 We are fighting the Axis not each other

 We can't all go...but we can all help! Put at least 10% of your pay in War Bonds. Sign the card today

 We caught hell! someone must have talked
Silence means security

 We federal employees are buying 90 flying fortresses...

 We have money

 We made it! How about you?

 We must win this war because - 
Dictatorship destroys private business and industry, chains workers, lowers wages and crushes all personal liberty

 We pledged it - we'll beat it!

 We soldiers of supply pledge that our fighting men shall not want!

 We the peoples of the United Nations
determined to save suceeding generations from the scurge of war...

We will have to fight our way ashore
you're building victory here today

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