Tag: New York

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George Bellows – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jack Dempsey – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

January 20, 2013 /

Bellows was renowned for his dramatic painting style. Dempsey, like Lindbergh and the Babe, was an icon of his era. Sketch by George Bellows of Dempsey knocked out of the boxing ring: This is a photo of Dempsey working out: A portrait of a young boxer: Study of Dempsey’s shoulders…

January 20, 2013 /

The Met is displaying the works of the Ashcan School titan: George Bellows. The Metropolitan Museum of Art – George Bellows. Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Ángel Firpo, September 14, 1923, The Polo Grounds, NYC Watch Dempsey knocked out of the ring by Firpo at about 1:50:

January 7, 2013 /

My grandmother told me a story long ago of taking the train to New York City to see Katherine Cornell and Basil Rathbone in “Romeo and Juliet”: The first time he played Romeo, Rathbone was twenty-one – which I think would have been around 1913. In 1934 Basil would have…