Wednesday, September 22, 2010
There's a blog entirely devoted to them. Some are disturbing - lynchings from the 1920s, bodies left in the aftermath of political coups, that sort of thing. Some are offensive - Andres Serrano's "Piss Christ" is currently top of the blog. But all of these are indeed iconic, and the commentary does a good job providing background.
And some of them are simply sublime, like the one here of Ella Fitzgerald singing in a Paris nightclub. That's Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman at the front table.
Warning: you can lose a lot of time going through his archives. You find stuff like this: