Women’s History Month in Visual Arts~ March 18

Theatrical Composition by Alexandra Ekster

c.1925 / Oil on canvas / 58 5/8”x42 7/8” / MoMA, NYC

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See also: March 18~ Women’s History Month in visual arts
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/03/18/march-18-womens-history-month-in-visual-arts/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 20

Window by Ernest Crichlow

1987 / Oil on canvas / Dimensions? / Private collection of Myrna Colley-Lee

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See also: February 20~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/20/february-20-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 2

Henry Bibb by Patrick H. Reason

1849 / Illustration for “Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave, Written by Himself”
Various collections, incl.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

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See also: February 2~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/02/february-2-african-american-visual-artists/

January 30, 1902 – The first Anglo-Japanese Alliance is signed in London

Vote for the Conservatives Who Gave You the Alliance
by Edward Huskinson

1906 Election poster / Printed by Hill, Sifken and Co LTD, London
The British Library of Political and Economic Science, UK

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Previous January 30 posts:
Winter~ January 30
January 30 (music)~
Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/30~

January 29, 1845~ Poe’s The Raven published in The Evening Mirror (NY)

The Raven from “The Bells and Other Poems”,
illustrations by Edmund Dulac

1912 signed limited edition / 11 small vignettes and 28 tipped-in color plates
Image size? / Hodder and Stoughton, New York and London

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Previous January 29 posts:
Winter~ January 29
January 29 (music)~
Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/29~

January 7, 1929~ The action-adventure comic strip “Tarzan” debuts

“The Ape-Man and the Princess” by Hal Foster

April 9, 1933 / Edgar Rice BurroughsTarzan, as drawn by Hal Foster
Image from http://www.erbzine.com/mag8/0810.html

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Also debuting in newspapers on January 7, 1929~ Buck Rogers, drawn by Richard ‘Dick’ Calkins
Image from https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2019/01/06/first-and-last-buck-rogers-comic-strip/

Previous January 7 posts:

Winter~ January 7

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/7~

January 1, 2020~ Happy New Year!

New Year’s Baby by Joseph Christian Leyendecker

1920 / Oil on canvas / 28”x21” / Private collection
Cover art for The Saturday Evening Post, January 3, 1920

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Previous January 1 posts:
January First 2018: Happy New Year!
January First 2017: Happy New Year!
January First 2016: Happy New Year!
The Four Seasons: Winter
Winter~ January 1

January 1~

December 28, 1958~ “Greatest Game Ever Played”: Baltimore Colts defeat New York Giants

The Colts Defeat the Giants in Overtime by Daniel Bennett Schwartz

1958 / Oil on canvas / 32”x48” / Illustration for “Highlights of a Golden Decade”
by Roger
Kahn, Esquire magazine, December 1960

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Previous December 28 posts:

December 28~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/28~

December 22, 2019~ Hanukkah begins at sundown

Shabbat Meeting(?) by Natan Isaevich Al’tman (Nathan Altman)
Altman was born in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, on this day in 1889

c.1910 / Oil on canvas / 31”x23 1/4” / Private collection?

[I did a lot of research on the internet but could not find very complete information; for example, the painting’s name varies depending on which site you find it. Should anyone seeing this post happen to know more about this artwork, please let me know in the comments below. Thank you.]

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Previous December 22 posts:

December 22~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/22~