On December 9, 1990, Lech Walesa won the Polish presidential election to become Poland’s first freely elected head of state in 63 years.
German-French painter Hans Hartung died on this day, December 7, in 1989.
Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, the politician who served as President of France, has died.
“It was always an event when a performer of the stature of Ruth Draper came to Ottawa.”
Winston Churchill was born on this day, November 30, in 1874.
American politician and lawyer, Robert F. Kennedy was born on this day, November 20, in 1925.
“Steamboat Willie” premiered at Universal’s Colony Theater in New York City on November 18, 1928.
A new edition of Taschen’s “Her Majesty. A Photographic History 1926 – Today” is out now.
The artist considered to be the “Mother of American Modernism,” was born on November 15, 1887.
The New Press has released its Spring 2021 catalog and they chose this portrait of Paul Robeson to promote their new book “No One Can Silence Me.”
Soviet politician Leonid Brezhnev died on this day, November 10, in 1982.
Academy Award-winning British stage and film actress Vivien Leigh was born on this day, November 5, in 1913.
We have been pleased to work closely with the Eisenhower Memorial Commission since 2012.
Hillary Clinton was born on this day, October 26, in 1947.
Our colleagues at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art in Montgomery, Alabama, have put together this wonderful art walk around Newell Lake.
On October 16, in 1993, Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk were jointly named Nobel Peace Prize winners.
On this day, October 13, in 1932, President Herbert Hoover and Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes laid the cornerstone for the U.S. Supreme Court building.
A new biography of John Steinbeck features this portrait as the frontispiece.
“In the 1930s, I enjoyed experimenting with optics and Surrealism.”
On October 7, 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon faced off in their second debate, focusing on foreign policy and in particular the Cold War.
Thurgood Marshall was officially sworn in to the nation’s highest court at the opening ceremony of the Supreme Court term on October 2, 1967.
“Before I realized it, I was evolving my own interpretation and just the upper structure of a great and ephemeral metropolis.”
“The smorgasbord was already lavishly spread on the table of Anita Ekberg’s California home when I arrived.”
Pioneering American broadcast journalist Barbara Walters was born on this day, September 25, in 1929.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, reopens this weekend, with limited capacity and timed tickets, as well as outdoor installations.
Mr. Karsh photographed Supreme Court justices in both the USA and Canada throughout his career.
Here is a newly uncovered frame of Edward Steichen.
“I was delighted to learn that Johan Helders, the maitre d’ of the Château Laurier Hotel, shared my love of photography.”
American golf champion Arnold “The King” Palmer was born on this day, September 10, in 1929.
Zabou is a French street artist based in London. She travels and paints giant portraits.
Thomas Church is recognized as one of the pioneer landscape designers of Modernism in garden landscape design known as the “California Style”.
Another new addition to this website, Sir Ernest MacMillan was a Canadian orchestral conductor, composer, organist.
“Pleroma Christi” is presenting Bishop Sheen’s teachings in Spanish.
Freshly scanned from an original print is this portrait of Canadian film director, producer and actor, Norman Jewison.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi was born on this day, August 27, in 1928.
Ken Kesey was an American novelist, essayist, and countercultural figure.
“There was one picture in particular that won the attention of the photographer and of his sitter: a close-up of Thomas Mann’s hands.”
Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial novel “Lolita” was first published in the U.S. on this day, August 18, in 1958.
An author contacted us to inquire about “Harold Alexander” for publication in his upcoming book.
31st president of the United States Herbert Hoover was born on August 10, in 1874.