Sunday, September 6, 2015

The "BIRD'S-EYE VIEW" in art

Sweden money kronor 1994 geese
a 'BIRD'S-EYE VIEW' is an elevated view of an object from above,
with a perspective as though the observer were a bird, as though the
observer had spent 20 kronor on getting very high on a giant goose.
Well who hasn't from time to time?     click image to enlarge
       
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Otto Wagner 1917 architect drawing future city
Otto Wagner,  1917     click image twice
       
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John Falter illustration of city 1940s?
A 1940s? John Falter illustration     click twice
       
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Robert Williams painting motorcycle
a Robert Williams painting     click twice
       
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C.G. Evers illustration city and river birds-eye
a C.G. Evers illustration     click twice
       
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Edward Wadsworth woodcut of Rotterdam 1914
an Edward Wadsworth woodcut, 1914     click twice
       
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large Dutch maze drawing 1927
A 1927 Dutch maze     click twice
       
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a 1926 futurism painting by Gerardo Dottori
a 1926 futurism painting by Gerardo Dottori
       
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1948 suburbs photo birdseye view
vintage suburban sprawl     click to enlarge
        
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1962 Seattle Worlds Fair Tower photo look down
a view from the 1962 Seattle World's Fair Tower     click twice
       
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a Ronald McLeod illustration of a transmission tower lineman
a Ronald McLeod illustration     click twice
       
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1947 birdseye view of suburbs concrete homes
1947 concrete homes      click twice
       
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a 1940s suburbs from above. a color illustration
an illustration from a 1940 magazine advertisement
       
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Ben Tolman art suburbs
artwork by Ben Tolman
       
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Rotted railroad tie - Gerry Lagendyk photograph
      
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