|25 October 1925|| ||John Logie Baird transmits the first wireless photographic picture. |
Claude Cahun (1894, 25 October - 1954, 8 December) was born - France, Nantes. French woman sculptor, writer and photographer. She changed her name from Lucy Schwob in around 1917 and took a male name that confused photo-historians over her gender for many years. Her lesbian relationship with her lifelong companion Marcel More...
Marie Antoinette Czaplicka (1884, 25 October - 1921, 27 May) was born - Poland. Polish-born explorer and anthropologist who headed the Yenisei (Oxford) expedition to Siberia (1914-1915), She took photographs and around 300 of her glass negatives are in the Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford.
Domon Ken (1909, 25 October - 1990) was born - Japan, Yamagata (Sakata - Grove Art Online). Japanese photographer.
Arthur Leipzig (1918, 25 October - 2014, 5 December) was born - US, NY, Brooklyn. American documentary photographer. His later projects often deal with Jewish communities such as the Russian Jewish immigrants to the USA (1976) and the Black Jews of Ethiopia (1979/80).
Pablo Picasso (1881, 25 October - 1973, 8 April) was born. Spanish painter, printmaker, sculptor, ceramicist, and stage designer.
Angelika Rinnhofer (1962, 25 October - ) was born - Germany, Nuremberg. German-born contemporary photographer. Her "Menschenkunde" series portraits in the style and costumes of Renaissance artists is quite extraordinary.
Jeff Carter (1928, August - 2010, 25 October) died - Australia. Australian writer, photographer and photojournalist whose letterhead for most of his career stated "photographer for the pooor and unknown". From the age of 17 he spent most of his life documenting the everyday lives of working people creating an More...
Julius Adolph Paul Kuntze (1848, 27 April - 1905, 25 October) died - Germany, Potsdam. German photographer who worked with Gustav Adolph Selle.
Richard Pousette-Dart (1916, 8 June - 1992, 25 October) died. American arbstract painter and friend of photographer Saul Leiter. He took nature studies and portraits of family and friends. In the late 1940s and early 1950s he did some experimental multiple exposures portraits including studies of Mark Rothko More...