8.04.2012

seen around town

Brassai, Kiki and her accordionist, c early 1930s
Thanks to Sabato for the ID on this image:
"Dans un bar de Pigalle en 1938 un "apache" et sa protégée." © Émile Savitry courtesy Sophie Malexis  
A lot earlier than I thought. she's pretty racy!
William Glackens, Aperitif, 1927
Nan Goldin, Kathleen at Bowery Bar, 1995
Edward Hopper, Automat, 1927
John Sloan, McSorley's back room, 1912
Robert Doisneau, Mlle Anita, 1951
William Glackens, Chez Mouquin, 1906
Anders Petersen, at Cafe Lehmitz (series), 1967-70
John Sloan, Saturday at Renganeschi's, 1912
Hopper, Soir Bleu, 1914
Degas, Absinthe Drinkers, 1876

Nancy Cunard in 1928
Otto Dix, To Beauty (self-portrait in a brothel), 1922
Thanks to Willc for identifying this painting.

5 comments:

willc said...

The Otto Dix painting is a 1922 self-portrait set in a brothel, titled "To Beauty." Oil on canvas, 55 1/8 x 48 1/16 in (140 x 122 cm); in the collection of the Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal.

angela said...

Brilliant-- Thank you!

sabato said...

this is what I found about the "apache dancers" :


"Dans un bar de Pigalle en 1938 un "apache" et sa protégée." © Émile Savitry courtesy Sophie Malexis


http://lejournaldelaphotographie.com/fullscreen/2715

angela said...

Sabato-- Thats great! thank you

sabato said...

thank to you, for puttting my name under the picture, ane many thanks for this wonderful blog. -)

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