September 24, 1952~ First KFC franchise opens in Salt Lake City, Utah

Kentucky Fried Chicken by Richard Estes

2007 / Silkscreen with 110 colors on paper / 28 1/2”x20” / Various: Edition of 58 + 8 AP

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“Utah Is Home To The First KFC In The Country”~
https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/utah/first-kfc-in-the-country-ut/

Previous September 24 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 24

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/24~

August 31, 1919~ John Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago

Strike Breakers (Company Violence) by Morris Topchevsky

1937 / Oil on canvas / 35 5/8”x29 9/16” / Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

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“Picturing a Communist Revolution in the US”~
https://hyperallergic.com/174971/picturing-a-communist-revolution-in-the-us/

Previous August 31 posts:

Self Portraits~August 31

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/31~

July 26, 943~ Motoyoshi Shinnō, Japanese poet and nobleman, dies

Poem by Motoyoshi Shinnô, from the series 100 Poems
Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)
by Katsushika Hokusai

c.1839 / Polychrome woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper / 10 1/4”x14 3/8”
Various collections, incl. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Previous July 26 posts:

Summer~ July 26

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/26~

July 19, 1937~ Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) Exhibition opens in Munich


Die Heilige vom innern Licht
(The Saint of Inner Light)
by Paul Klee

1921 / Color lithograph on paper
Image: 12 1/4”x6 7/8”
Various collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago

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“Art in Nazi Germany~”
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/art-between-wars/neue-sachlichkeit/a/art-in-nazi-germany

The “Degenerate Art” catalogue~
http://www.germanexpressionismleicester.org/leicesters-collection/books-and-other-publications/degenerate-art-exhibition-guide-star/

“Degenerate” Artists in the 1937 Munich show~ https://www.listal.com/list/degenerate-art

Short silent film: “Entartete Kunst” exhibition~ https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn1000367

Previous July 19 posts:

Summer~ July 19

Max Fleischer: Born July 19, 1883

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/19~

July 16, 1956~ Last show under a “Big Top” for Ringling Bros. and Barnum + Bailey Circus

Top of the Tent by Esther Bruton

1930 / Drypoint / 8”x6” / Various, including National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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Previous July 16 posts:

Summer~ July 16

“Redes” released on July 16, 1936 (Mexico City)

Charles Sheeler: Born July 16, 1883

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/16~

June 12, 1942~ Anne Frank receives a diary for her 13th birthday

Journal d’Anne Frank (Anne Frank Diary) by Marc Chagall

Published 1959 / Lithograph on vellum, after artwork from 1958
Image 9.25 x 7″ / Frontispiece for quarto [book]; limited edition of 495 copies

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Previous June 12 posts:

Pride Month~ June 12

Maruyama Ōkyo: Born June 12, 1733

Anne Frank: Born June 12, 1929

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/12~