19.9.17

Louis-Théophile Hingre - Advertisement for a wallpaper company (Charpentier-Deny) 1890



Louis-Théophile Hingre (1832-1911) est un artiste peintre, sculpteur, graveur, illustrateur et affichiste français.

Louis-Théophile Hingre (1832-1911) was a french illustrator.

9.9.17

Coles Phillips - The Magic Hour 1924

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Clarence Coles Phillips (1880-1927) est un artiste et illustrateur américain.

Clarence Coles Phillips (1880-1927) was an American artist and illustrator who signed his early works C. Coles Phillips, but after 1911 worked under the abbreviated name, Coles Phillips. He is known for his stylish images of women and a signature use of negative space in the paintings he created for advertisements and the covers of popular magazines.

8.9.17

French dancer and actress Stacia Napierkowska c.1910s

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Stacia Napierkowska (1891-1945) est une actrice et une danseuse française d'origine polonaise, née Renée Claire Angèle Élisabeth Napierkowski.

Stacia Napierkowska (1891-1945) was a French actress, dancer, and director who worked during the silent film era. She appeared in 86 films between 1908 and 1926.

6.9.17

Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking, né en 1942, est un physicien théoricien et cosmologiste britannique.

Stephen Hawkingborn 8 January 1942, is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

4.9.17

Alois Hans Schram - Poster of the Jubilee Expo Vienna 1898

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Alois Hans Schram (1864-1919) est un artiste autrichien.

Alois Hans Schram (1864-1919) was an Austrian Art Nouveau artist.

27.8.17

The New Yorker (GIF)

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The New Yorker est un magazine américain qui publie des reportages, de la critique, des essais, des bandes dessinées, de la poésie et des fictions. Auparavant hebdomadaire, il est désormais publié quarante fois par an avec six éditions supplémentaires (en général plus épaisses), couvrant deux semaines. The New Yorker démarra le 17 février 1925. Il fut fondé par Harold Ross et sa femme Jane Grant, journaliste au New York Times.

The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry. It is published by Condé Nast. Started as a weekly in 1925, the magazine is now published 47 times annually, with five of these issues covering two-week spans.

15.8.17

Aubrey Beardsley

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Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) est un graveur et illustrateur britannique, souvent associé au mouvement Art nouveau.

Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was an English illustrator and author. His drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. He was a leading figure in the Aesthetic movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler. Beardsley's contribution to the development of the Art Nouveau and poster styles was significant, despite the brevity of his career before his early death from tuberculosis.

30.7.17

Brigitte Bardot at home in Saint-Tropez 1970s

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Brigitte Bardot, née le 28 septembre 1934, est une actrice de cinéma, mannequin et chanteuse française. Elle est également militante de la cause animale, fondatrice et présidente de la fondation qui porte son nom.

Brigitte Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a French actress, singer and fashion model, who later became an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s and was widely referred to by her initials, B.B.

23.7.17

Bela Lugosi c.1920s

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Béla Lugosi, de son vrai nom Béla Blaskó (1882-1956) est un acteur de cinéma hongro-américain, célèbre pour ses rôles dans les films fantastiques et en particulier son interprétation du comte Dracula.

Bela Lugosi (1882-1956) was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror films.

21.7.17

Balenciaga gown photographed by Richard Avedon 1950s

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Richard Avedon (1923-2004) est un photographe de mode puis un portraitiste américain. Il a réalisé un travail qui allait du reportage photo à la mode, des orphelins de Danang pendant la guerre du Viêt Nam aux portraits de Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot ou Sophia Loren. Il restera connu pour ses innombrables portraits en noir et blanc. Avedon a su faire du portrait photographique un art véritable après avoir initialement rencontré le succès avec la photographie de mode.

Richard Avedon (1923-2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer. An obituary published in The New York Times said that "his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century".

19.7.17

Hanka Ordonówna by Benedykt Jerzy Dorys 1930

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Hanka Ordonówna, de son vrai nom Maria Anna Pietruszyńska (1902-1950) est une actrice, danseuse et chanteuse polonaise. Elle dansa et chanta notamment au Théâtre Qui Pro Quo de Varsovie.

Hanka Ordonówna, born Maria Anna Pietruszyńśka (1902-1950) was a Polish singer, dancer and actress. 

18.7.17

Norman Rockwell - Little Girl with Lipstick 1922

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) est un illustrateur américain. Peintre figuratif de la vie américaine du XXe siècle, il est célèbre pour avoir illustré de 1916 à 1960 les couvertures du magazine Saturday Evening Post.

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was a 20th-century American author, painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for its reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over nearly five decades.

4.7.17

Irène Bordoni






Irène Bordoni (1889-1953) est une chanteuse et actrice de cinéma française.

Irène Bordoni (1889-1953) was a Corsican-American actress and singer.

3.7.17

Poster for Irène Bordoni’s 1929 film, Paris

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Irène Bordoni (1889-1953) est une chanteuse et actrice de cinéma française.

Irène Bordoni (1889-1953) was a Corsican-American actress and singer.

24.6.17

Georges Gaudy

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Georges Gaudy (1872-1940) est un artiste belge.

Georges Gaudy (1872-1940) was a Belgian graphic artist and painter. 

Georges Gaudy - Touring Club de Belgique 1901

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Georges Gaudy (1872-1940) est un artiste belge.

Georges Gaudy (1872-1940) was a Belgian graphic artist and painter.