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Posts from the ‘no biggie’ Category

Just Frank Sinatra and Paul McCartney shaving

No biggie.


Just Gary Cooper

Teaching Picasso how to use a pistol. No biggie.

[Photo by David Douglas Duncan]

Just some famous people and their cameras

1. Paul Newman and his kids
2. Grace Kelly photographs Sinatra with her Hasselblad
3. Paul McCartney
4. Bob Dylan with a Nikon SP Rangefinder
5. The Supremes with their Polaroid Land Cameras
6. George Harrison with a Nikon F, a Kodak Retina IIS and a Rolleiflex
7. Queen Elizabeth with her Leica
8. Marilyn at the Chelsea Hotel

No biggie

[via CCC and Flavorwire]

Just Hemingway’s list of books for young readers

In the spring of 1934, an aspiring young writer hitchhiked to Florida to meet his idol. Hemingway offered advice, wrote the above list of reading recommendations and made an offer 22-year old Arnold Samuelson couldn’t refuse. No biggie.

Read the full story here. See all the other no biggies here.


Just George Harrison and Bob Dylan…

Playing tennis. No biggie.

[via retronaut]

Just Alfred Hitchcock and Clint Eastwood…


Riding a giant tortoise and a miniature pony. No biggie.

[via tumblr and retronaut]

Just Yves Saint-Laurent…

Embracing a model of the Empire State Building. No biggie.

[photo by Roxanne Lewitt]

Just Virginia Woolf…

Dressed up as an Abyssinian Prince. (She’s on the far left). No biggie.

Read more about the Dreadnought Hoax here.

Just dinosaurs being transported on the Hudson to the World’s Fair. No biggie.

[via retronaut]

Just Jean-Michel Basquiat’s CV

No biggie.

[via HUH]

Just the hands…

Of the visitors to Cecil Beaton‘s bathroom. The famous photographer and Academy Award winning costume designer would trace the hand of each guest, ask them to initial it and then paint over it. No biggie.

[Found via The Peak of Chic]

Just David Bowie dressed as Tilda Swinton

And Tilda Swinton dressed as David Bowie. No biggie.

[by Jeff Cronenweth]

Just David Hockney

Painting his swimming pool. No biggie.

Just Woody Allen…


As Charlie Chaplin and Groucho Marx. Photographed by Irving Penn. No biggie.

Just Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney…

Doing the dishes. No biggie.

[via Twenty Two Words. See other No Biggies here]

Will Campbell, alone on the motel balcony after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed.

[Photo by Henry Groskinsky, Memphis, Tenn., 1968]

A woman upon hearing of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, New York City, 1963.

[Photo by Stan Wayman for LIFE]

Just museum staff…

Preparing exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History. No biggie.

Via Retronaut.

Just Prince Charles and Princess Anne

Buried in the sand in 1957. This is a still from a home movie shot by the Queen. No biggie.

[Photo by the queen of england via the weekly]


Just Picasso…

Dressed as Popeye. No biggie.

[Image by Andre Villers, via Retronaut]

Just Patti Smith

As Bob Dylan.

[image credit unknown]

Just Hemingway…

In a London hospital after a car crash.

[Photo by Robert Capa 1944]

Just Henri Matisse…

Sculpting in bed (with cats!). No biggie.

[Photos by Dmitri Kessel from Life Magazine]

Just a dinosaur…

Being delivered to the Boston Museum of Science in 1984. NB.

[photo by Arthur Pollock]

Just some famous architects

Dressed as the buildings they designed at the 1931 Beaux-Arts costume ball.

(From left to right: A Stewart Walker as the Fuller Building, Leonard Schultze as the Waldorf-Astoria, Ely Jacques Kahn as the Squibb Building, William Van Alen as the Chrysler, Ralph walker as 1 Wall Street, D.E.Ward as the Metropolitan Tower and Joseph H. Freelander as the Museum of New York.)

No biggie.

[via archive digger]

Just Albert Einstein

Wearing fuzzy slippers. Nooo biggie.

[via Retronaut and the Historical Society of Princeton]

Just Andy Warhol

On the Love Boat in 1985. No biggie/big WTF.

[via Super Rad Now]

Just Andy Warhol

Painting a picture of Debbie Harry on an Amiga. No biggie.

Just Andy Warhol and Nico


Dressed as Batman and Robin. No biggie. At all. For Esquire Magazine in 1967.

My no biggies are now on Pinterest.


Just Nancy Reagan…

Sitting on Mr T’s lap. No biggie.

My no biggies are now on Pinterest

[via retronaut]