Happy birthday Charles Eames, who was born today in 1907! Charles, together with his wife Ray, made a huge impact on midcentury modern design. He’s shown here sitting in his house in Los Angeles that they designed as part of the legendary Case Study House Program.
Photograph made in 1959, Julius Shulman. The Getty Research Institute
jacques de bascher on a parisian bench
Judit Reigl (French artist born in Hungary, 1923)
Autostop between Ferrara and Ravenna, 1949
Oil on canvas
Gouache and ink on paper
48 x 35½”
Les voyages de Glantzby dans les mers orientales de la Tartarie : avec les aventures surprenantes des Rois Loriman & Osmundar, Princes orientaux ; traduits de l’original danois … Paris : Delaulne, 1729
Kazimir Malevich, Composition with the Mona Lisa (1914)
Juan Gris, Still Life with Checked Tablecloth, 1915.
David Lynch, Oh My Thoughts They Are So Mixed Up And Funny (2013)
Galilei Galileo (1564-1642) The Pleiades - Sidereus Nuncius (Starry Messenger)
Three Philosophical Poets (1953 ed., cover illustration by Edward Gorey)