The Anatomy of Melancholy

Jun 03

Josephine Baker was born June 3, 1906.  Photograph by Carl Van Vechten

Josephine Baker was born June 3, 1906.  Photograph by Carl Van Vechten

American biologist Dr. Raymond Pearl was born June 3, 1879.

American biologist Dr. Raymond Pearl was born June 3, 1879.

Actress Alla Nazimova was born June 3, 1879.

Actress Alla Nazimova was born June 3, 1879.

Open Window, Nice by Raoul Dufy, born June 3, 1877.

Open Window, Nice by Raoul Dufy, born June 3, 1877.

English archaeologist Flinders Petrie was born June 3, 1851.

English archaeologist Flinders Petrie was born June 3, 1851.

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Naturalist Giovanni Scopoli was born June 3, 1723.

Naturalist Giovanni Scopoli was born June 3, 1723.

Jun 02

The Keyhole, Erwin Olaf, 2011 Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam

The Keyhole, Erwin Olaf, 2011 Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam

Photographer Erwin Olaf was born June 2, 1959.

Photographer Erwin Olaf was born June 2, 1959.

Self portrait by Rineke Dijkstra
Photographer Rineke Dijkstra was born June 2, 1959.

Self portrait by Rineke Dijkstra

Photographer Rineke Dijkstra was born June 2, 1959.

Writer Dorothy West, born June 2, 1907.

Writer Dorothy West, born June 2, 1907.

Swimmer, actor, better-known-as-Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller was born June 2, 1904.

Swimmer, actor, better-known-as-Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller was born June 2, 1904.

David Hockney Beverly Hills Housewife, 1966acrylic on 2 canvas, 72x144 in.

Portrait of photographer and philanthropist Betty Freeman, born June 2, 1921.

David Hockney Beverly Hills Housewife, 1966
acrylic on 2 canvas, 72x144 in.

Portrait of photographer and philanthropist Betty Freeman, born June 2, 1921.

Lotte Reiniger

Lotte Reiniger

“Scorpio’s Garden” at Temporare Kunsthalle Berlin

Lotte Reiniger

German film maker and animator Lotte Reiniger was born June 2, 1899.

“Scorpio’s Garden” at Temporare Kunsthalle Berlin

Lotte Reiniger

German film maker and animator Lotte Reiniger was born June 2, 1899.