Bits of Nature: Ten Photogravures of American Scenery

Posted: January 15th, 2014 | Author: paul paper | Filed under: History, Photography | No Comments »

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Bits of Nature: Ten Photogravures of American Scenery (1893) is a collection of hand-pulled photogravures.

Published by Joseph Knight (Boston) and N.Y. Photogravure Company. It features photographs by: Herman Bucher, Ernest Edwards, William A. Hubbard, W.C. Janney, O.S. Parsons, C.E. Von Sothen, Alfred Stieglitz, Seneca Ray Stoddard, W.C. Walker and an unknown photographer.

9 ½ x 11 ½ inch size
Originally sold for $2.00


Fatescapes

Posted: March 14th, 2013 | Author: paul paper | Filed under: History, Photography | No Comments »

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“Fatescapes” is a series of iconic photographs in which the subject is digitally removed to leave only a background. By Pavel Maria Smejkal (b. 1957 in Ostrava, Czech Republic).


Key Frame Animation (1971)

Posted: May 16th, 2012 | Author: paul paper | Filed under: History, Moving Image | 1 Comment »

16 mm film produced by the National Research Council of Canada in 1971.


Ordinary life in USSR in 1961

Posted: December 15th, 2011 | Author: paul paper | Filed under: History, Moving Image | No Comments »

Excerpt from Harvey and Alice Richards’ “A Visit to the Soviet Union” (1962). See photographs from their trip here.


Algirdas Tarvydas – The Men of Gariunai

Posted: July 4th, 2011 | Author: paul paper | Filed under: Film, History | No Comments »

“The Men of Gariunai” (1995) is a short documentary about Lithuanian car dealers and resellers. Newly re-established country’s economic hardships forced men of various professions to use newly opened Western borders and drive thousand killometers looking for a perfect used car. Amazingly badly translated it is also a curious and emotionally moving glimpse into a certain time in history and its generation.


Pictures from the New World

Posted: May 4th, 2011 | Author: paul paper | Filed under: History, Painting, Photography | 1 Comment »

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A selection of paintings, drawings and photographs covering the myth of the New World from the nineteenth-century explorations of America,including the Far North, to contemporary explorations of the solar system. Compiled by Jérémy Naklé.


Anamorphosis

Posted: March 28th, 2011 | Author: paul paper | Filed under: History, Moving Image, Painting | No Comments »

“De Artificiali Perspectiva or Anamorphosis” (1991) by Quay Brothers.


Classic Sesame Street

Posted: February 23rd, 2011 | Author: jennilee marigomen | Filed under: History, Moving Image | 2 Comments »





















Saint Peter

Posted: February 11th, 2011 | Author: alexander binder | Filed under: History, Painting | 2 Comments »

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Posted: February 10th, 2011 | Author: jessica williams | Filed under: History, Moving Image | No Comments »

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Thorleif Schjelderup (Oslofilm), Norway, 1973

Watch it here and here.