Saturday, December 29, 2012

Christopher Hewetson (1737-1798)

Bust of Sir Thomas Gascoigne. More information here.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Nobody Laughs At Mr. Fish!

Truer words were never spoken, I suppose.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Micaela Flores Amaya (c.1938- )

Her artistic name is 'La Chunga' ('The Difficult Woman', 'The Handful'). More information here.

Los Tarantos (1963)

More information here.

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Lungo Drom

José García Ayola, Retrato de gitana (c. 1905). There's a great exhibition about Gipsies in Spain at the Conde Duque exhibition centre until 20 January. Well worth the trip.

Saturday, December 08, 2012

Great Supervillains of Times Gone By

Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man. No, seriously... More information here. I particularly like the detail that he gained his powers after 'falling into a vat of amino acids'.

Monday, December 03, 2012

Maria Moravsky (1889-1947)

Great captions, Batman! More information here.

Valeria Sreznevskaya (1888-1964)

Olga Vaksel (1903-1932)

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Elinor Carucci (1971- )

Bath (2006). More information here and here.