Category: photography

My favorite detail is the lady sharing a smile with the child. My second favorite detail is the stuffed pig, perched in the child’s lap.

Technically, she was known as Diego Rivera’s partner – an exotic eccentric. Her own work, while selling in her final decade, was often overshadowed by her Bohemian reputation, and her dressing in traditional Mexican costume. She could not live off her art until late in life.By 1953, such was her declining physical state that for her first Mexican solo show, her four poster bed was taken from her house to the gallery. Kahlo arrived by ambulance and was transferred from the ambulance to a stretcher to her bed.

She died in 1954, and her work as an artist was left to languish until it was rediscovered in the 1970s by art historians and political activists. As you know, she is now a worldwide household name. Quite a life-after-death.

If anyone knows the streets, or what the shops are, please get in touch! I’m very curious

As you probably guessed, the dress code forbade girls from wearing slacks.

U. S. 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean, 1957. Photographed by Bert Hardy.

A woman walks her pet chicken up the subway stairs, Paris, France, 1956. Photographed by Nina Leen-LIFE.

Policeman and a child at Danbury State Fair, Danbury, Connecticut, October 1963. Photographed by Ronald Reis.

Intimate photos of Sharon Tate gives her husband Roman Polanski a haircut in 1968.

20 portrait photos of Native American actress Irene Bedard in the 1990s.

Beautiful photos document the European journey of a couple by their Vespa in 1959.