Sunday, July 26, 2015

The concept of LUNCH . . .

Pieter Bruegel the elder - lunch
a Pieter Bruegel The Elder painting of a 1500s restaurant
click image twice for full size
             
L U N C H
             
a 1700s  "Potato Ring ... about eight inches in diameter,  in which whole potatoes
were served ... set on china or silver plate"

L U N C H
            
an 1868 cartoon
             
L U N C H
            
TRIUMPH Soda Apparatus, an 1869 soda machine
an 1869 "TRIUMPH Soda Apparatus"  . . . orange soda with your sandwich
             
L U N C H
             
"Hot Chestnuts!"   an 1871 street vendor             
      
L U N C H
             
1890s restaurant or tea room
an 1890s restaurant or hotel     click twice

             
L U N C H
             
1896 automated cafeteria
this 1896 automated cafeteria eliminated employees     click twice

             
L U N C H
             
Ellsworth Young illustration lunch 1905
Ellsworth Young's 1905 cartoon illustration
of an ancient Roman lunch
             
L U N C H
             
H.R. Petersen 1913 magazine illustration of exploding lunch
a 1913 humorous magazine illustration
             
L U N C H
            
1919  "Sheep brains and pork plucks  (organs and intestines)"
             
L U N C H
             
Bernard Boutet de Monvel drawing
a Bernard Boutet de Monvel drawing:  the cheese is hard and sour     click twice
             
L U N C H
             
sun-dappled 1940s illustration of a maid setting tea outside
a 1940s illustration
             
L U N C H
                 
Alex Raymond comic strip art
a liquid lunch lady by Alex Raymond
             
L U N C H
             
The RISE of DUTTON LANG - UPA animation
a UPA animation,  1950s     click twice

             
L U N C H
             
Bob Jones illustration of mouse picnic
a Bob Jones illustration
        
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Sunday, July 19, 2015

The colour RED in art . . .

an 1895 stage actor in red velvet
      
R E D
        
Earl Oliver Hurst illustration of big red riding hood for Collier's
an Earl Oliver Hurst illustration    click image twice for full size
      
R E D
        
a tapestry from 1900
      
R E D
        
1925 Berliners enjoyed freedom of expression
      
R E D
        
a 1948 advertising illustration  "Smooth Power"
     
 R E D
        
1960s Du Maurier ad in red
an advertisement for du Maurier cigarettes
      
R E D
        
a Mead Schaeffer illustration
      
R E D
        
an 1800s Owen Jones illustration of Alhambra ornament
      
R E D
        
1965 Life Savers candy advertising illustration, red apple flavour
1965 Life Savers candy,  "What will they think of next?"
      
R E D
        
Erte illustration - red woman on a swing
an Erte illustration    click twice 
    
R E D
        
Rene Gruau illustration in red
a Rene Gruau fashion illustration
    
R E D
        
a color image of 1890 floor tiles in red and white
1890 floor tiles
    
R E D
        
a color photograph of a digital clock, late 1960s?
a digital clock, late 1960s?
    
R E D
        
a color photograph of red vanadinitevanadinite

                   
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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Images of the NIGHT in art . . .

Dorothy P. Lathrop children's book illustration
NIGHT makes it's greatest impression on us at our beginning.
Although family can be heard nearby,  we're thrust alone into the blackness. 
a Dorothy P. Lathrop illustration      click image twice for full size
     
N I G H T . . .
         
Arthur Getz illustration 1965 for New Yorker
an Arthur getz illustration,  1965
     
N I G H T . . .
         
Bernard Waber children's book 1970

a 1970 Bernard Waber children's book illustration
of a bee flying at night      click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Byam Shaw book illustration 1900
a Byam Shaw book illustration from around 1900     click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
C.G. Evers illustration city at night 1950s?
20th century illustrator C.G. Evers specialized in big panoramic views
click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Charles Pears book illustration of night river
This Charles Pears book illustration really captures the heavy
darkness of night.  We drift in silence.     see full size    
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Chesley Bonestell illustration of other world
This Chesley Bonestell illustration really captures the heavy 
silence of space-night.  We scream in silence.     click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Emanuel Schongut children's book illustration 1974
an Emanuel Schongut book illustration,  1974     see full size
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Erich Buchwald-Zinnwald 1915 night sky
Erich Buchwald-Zinnwald,  1915     click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Felix Vallotton painting of lake at night
a Felix Valloton painting      click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
a Giacomo Balla painting of a street light
a Giacomo Balla painting
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Karl Friedrich Schinkel stage design
a Karl Friedrich Schinkel theater stage design     click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        

a Martin Lewis print of a woman at night on a roof top
a Martin Lewis print
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Mila von Luttich illustration of nightfall
a Mila von Luttich illustration     click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Miroslav Sasek illustration of drive-in theatre 1960s
a Miroslav Sasek 1960s children's book     click twice
     
N I G H T . . .
        
Illustration of 1947 man sleeping in pyjamas
        
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