Sunday, February 28, 2016

GREEN in winter

Green in Winter title image
In Northern winter,  we take our green wherever we can find it.
         
GREEN in winter

a green textile from India, 1900?
a textile from India, 1900?
           
GREEN in winter
            
1960s Scott toilet paper ad green
 1960s Scott toilet paper magazine advertisement
         
GREEN in winter
         
this green uranium glass is radioactive
         
GREEN in winter
   
Loudmouth Lime from Funny Face,  the 1960s powdered kids' drink
"Loudmouth Lime" from 'Funny Face',  the 1960s powdered kids' drink
         
GREEN in winter
         
1970s candy wrapper Matlow's lemon chews
a 1970s candy wrapper     click twice
         
GREEN in winter
           
Bernie Fuchs illustration
a Bernie Fuchs magazine illustration     click twice
         
GREEN in winter
         
chromium oxide
         
GREEN in winter
         
green glass doorknobs, a color photograph
glass doorknobs
         
GREEN in winter
       
1930s metal fireplace screen, a color photograph
a 1930s metal fireplace screen
         
GREEN in winter
          
Edward Petrovich Hau at the Hermitage 1865
an Edward Petrovich Hau 1865 painting of part of
the Hermitage in Russia     click twice
           
GREEN in winter
            
A 1955 fashion illustration of fur in green
 A 1955 fashion illustration
         
GREEN in winter
        
An old bookbinding of Flora's Feast
"Flora's Feast"  an old bookbinding
         
GREEN in winter
         
Hans Hinterreiter art
a Hans Hinterreiter print     click twice
         
GREEN in winter
        
Marcello Dudovich
detail from a Marcello Dudovich poster illustration
         
GREEN in winter
           
Kool cigarettes, an illustrated advertisement, Come all the way up to Kool
Kool cigarettes,  an illustrated advertisement
         
GREEN in winter
         
a Sven Palmqvist 1955 glass, color photograph
a Sven Palmqvist 1955 glass
         
GREEN in winter
 
Eva Cellini illustration 1966
an Eva Cellini 1966 illustration for a children's book
         
GREEN in winter
         
Malachite, a color photograph
Malachite from below
     
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Sunday, February 21, 2016

early MANNEQUINS and window display

early mannequins and window display
           
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1904 mannequin illustration from a catalog
A good solid 1904 mannequin


mannequin photgraph from a 1913 catalog
In 1913 new mannequin appears in the
window,  prettier and with a better wax head.


wax mannequin large photograph from 1914 advert
One year later, a new wax bust has replaced
the new mannequin AND the store owner's wife.


Feldman's humanized figures photgraph 1917 advertisement
By 1917,  mannequins have replaced the store owner.
       
      
United States rubber company photograph
1917 customers don't bother to notice that stores are newly 
staffed by mannequins,  and frankly they don't care.


1917 store mannequin child from catalog photograph
1917 child mannequin


1940s Toronto Simpsons mannequins photograph
1940s Toronto Simpsons
 

Vitrolite storefront large illustration from catalog

 
Pierre Imans mannequins photograph large
1930s? Pierre Imans mannequins


photograph of 1918 window display
1917


1917 window display mannequins
1918 pedestrians watching mannequins watching mannequin feet.



1917 window display mannequins photograph
If this 1917 window production displays only two dresses, what must
they cost? It's questions like these that keep us outside looking in.
Now we're being asked to move along.


1934 window display photograph
A giant butterfly in this 1934 window display for fabrics



1934 window display photograph
 Another 1934 window display for fabrics, with an odd
pose from the mannequin



1934 window display photograph
1934
 

1934 window display photograph
1934 mannequins: dark emotionless blocks of men.



kreml vacation hair advert photo
An unusual old advertisement for a hair product
"He can swim like a fish,  and dive like a duck - But he has Vacation Hair"
              
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Sunday, February 14, 2016

F A R M S . . . in art

    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Leo Frank art 1908 farm
Leo Frank art, 1908     Click all images twice for full size
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Grant Wood art of farm
Grant Wood art
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Art Seiden illustration of a farm
an Art Seiden children's book illustration
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Van Gogh orchard
Vincent van Gogh art
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Eric Fraser illustration of a wheat farm 1948
an Eric Fraser illustration,  1948
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Bernie Fuchs illustration large
a Bernie Fuchs illustration
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Leonard Weisgard 1969 farm at night
a Leonard Weisgard 1969 illustration for a children's book
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Andy Warhol art 1969, paint by numbers farm
Andy warhol art,  1969
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Van Gogh haystack
Vincent Van Gogh
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Salon International versailles 1972 poster
Salon International versailles 1972 poster
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Sybil Andrews art large
Sybil Andrews art
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Sybil Andrews art large
 Sybil Andrews art
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Mila Von Luttich wheat farm
a Mila Von Luttich illustration
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Maxfield Parrish art large
Maxfield Parrish art
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
1892 corn flowers graphic large
1892  "Corn Flowers"
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
Van Gogh orchard
Van Gogh
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
John Rogers Cox art 1942 crossroads
a John Rogers Cox painting,  1942
    
F   A   R   M   S
    
George Hitchcock art 1900s
a George Hitchcock painting,  1900s
           
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