Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Façade (troisième partie)

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on August 13, 2012

More portraiture by Pierre et Gilles, of an artfully made up Iggy Pop, an assortment of club-goers –
and a characteristic shot of Karl Lagerfeld.

Exchanging Hats

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on November 19, 2010

Portraits of Elizabeth Bishop and Louise Crane, circa 1930s, from the Louise Crane Papers.

Sylvia

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 13, 2010

A portrait of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies from the Llewelyn Davies Family papers.

Utopian Youth

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on May 27, 2010

Undated photograph of W. H. Auden.

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Dick Griffith, Bull Rider

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on May 10, 2010

Dick Griffith, born to a rodeo family in Canton, Oklahoma in 1913
won four consecutive world-championship bull riding titles from 1939-1942.

He stopped in New York to be photographed by Carl Van Vechten in October, 1940.

Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.

Telephone Girls, the Algonquin Hotel

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on September 18, 2009

A Carl Van Vechten portrait from July 9, 1937.

Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.

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Retouched portraits

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on November 20, 2008

From the Katherine S. Dreier papers / Societe Anonyme archive

Jean Arp

Max Ernst