Sunday, December 27, 2015

new years eve M U S I C I A N S

Per Arnoldi
Per Arnoldi
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
1884 printed textile
1884 printed textile
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
playing a 1914 carillion large color illustration
1914
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
1944 music themed rec-room large color illustration
Here's an authentic 1944 rec-room for musicians.  This is the real deal,
the linoleum layout for junkie bass-players and singing prostitutes.
Please don't drag your chair-legs,  it leaves a mark.  Let's spin phonograph
recordings of 'symphony jive'.  Who's ready for fondue?     see full size
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
1824 street musician, large illustration, france
1824 France     click twice
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
I WAS A MUSICIAN'S GIRL, comic book 1950s, reefer
I WAS A MUSICIAN'S GIRL, comic book 1950s
Two panels from the 1950s comic book marijuana story
"I WAS A MUSICIAN'S GIRL"
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
Cliff Roberts illustration large of a musician
a Cliff Roberts illustration     click twice
What's to become of him when he's 60?
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
Bernie Fuchs illustration, large
a Bernie Fuchs illustration     click twice
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
1960s Bill Campbell illustration, large color
1960s Bill Campbell illustration of a youth orchestra     click twice
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
Carlos Schwabe art
Carlos Schwabe art     click twice
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
Naiad & Walter Einsel illustration music
a Naiad & Walter Einsel illustration
       
M U S I C I A N S
          
a Charles Addams cartoon
a Charles Addams cartoon     click twice
       
M U S I C I A N S
          
Estelle Levine poster 1936
an Estelle Levine poster design,  1936
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
Heinrich Kley musician and critics large color
a Heinrich Kley illustration of a musician and the critics
click twice
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
Cartoon by Aldo & Bobbo 1975, Looking at the world through rose colored glasses
a cartoon by Aldo & Bobbo,  1975     see full size
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
Robert Kresin illustration of marching band, large color
a Robert Kresin illustration     click twice
        
M U S I C I A N S
          
a Busby Berkeley choreography
Busby Berkeley choreography     click twice
       
M U S I C I A N S
          
Robert Crumb, singing in the bathtub, 1996
Robert Crumb,  1996
     
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Sunday, December 13, 2015

R E T R O F U T U R E

retrofuture predictions
Past predictions of the future are called RETROFUTURE. 
They commonly showed a bright wonderful tomorrow,
and always in the style of the illustrator's times.
click image twice for full size
                
R E T R O F U T U R E 
         
1638 flying machine
a 1638 vision of the coming age of flight
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1883 home telephonoscope
Three drawings and predictions by Albert Robida 1883:
 1) in the future every home will have a private cinema     click  twice
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
Albert Robida 1883 La Vie Electrique
2) an apparatus will help people breath while they sleep     click twice
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1883 home telephonoscope
3)  people will soon do things from their own home:  the telephonoscope 
click image twice
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
an illustration of 1907 retrofuture city transit
1907 future public transit
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
Life Magazine's 1914 prediction of how 1950 people will look
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
A 1930s toaster design by Brooks Stevens called the "Toastalator"
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1944 retrofuture lawn mower, an illustration
a 1944 future lawn mower     image originally found HERE
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
          
a 1945 retrofuture sidewalk color illustration 1945 plastics would likely yellow and crack in the sun,  and smell of chemicals.
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1953 predicts 1973     click twice
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
Dan Decarlo Jetta comic book retrofuture
Dan Decarlo
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1950s retrofuture transit
Those 1950s people in that blue car are screaming.  The two men
and their wives sound like four women.  They are drowned out by
THE PASSING THUNDER!!!    click twice
        
 R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1956 retrofuture fishery factory
1956 predicts 1958 will have floating fish factories
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1958 retrofuture classroom retrofuture
1958: future classrooms will use networked computers    click twice
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
Tomorrows pens in 1959 retrofuture
1959 working models of office equipment by Parker Pens   
"The pen at left is solar-powered,  burning an impression
 onto the paper with an electric arc."     click twice
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1960s retrofuture supermarket photo retrofuture
a future supermarket,  1960s?     click twice
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
1964 retrofuture home interior
modern future 1964
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
a 1968 retrofuture home in all red
a 1968 future home
              
R E T R O F U T U R E

1960s bathroom shag carpeting would be wet and dirty . . . unless you're into that
              
R E T R O F U T U R E
         
Uhura's purple Enterprise quarters 1967 retrofuture
Lieutenant Uhura's quarters from 1960s television series 'Star Trek'     image found HERE
       
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