Sunday, April 24, 2016

M I R R O R S . . . in art

     
M I R R O R S
      
A Pablo Picasso painting of a woman at her mirror
A Pablo Picasso painting
     
M I R R O R S
      
A newspaper opinion piece about mirror-globes from 1883
A newspaper opinion about mirror-globes from 1883
     
M I R R O R S
      
A catalog illustration for a 1949 bathroom mirror
 A catalog illustration for a 1949 bathroom mirror.  Apparently vampires have no reflection.
     
M I R R O R S
      

Bev Doolittle art
Bev Doolittle      Click images twice for full size
     
M I R R O R S
      
A Kay Nielson illustration of Dorien Grey at his portrait, for Wilde's book
Dorien Grey's aging portrait of himself is sort of like a mirror,
in this illustration by Kay Nielson for Wilde's book.
     
M I R R O R S
      
A George Cruikshank comical drawing of a man shaving, 1800s
A George Cruikshank drawing, 1800s
     
M I R R O R S
      

A 1938 store window display using tinted mirrors
 A 1938 store window display
     
M I R R O R S
      
1900 Paris Exposition: a black & white photo that's been color tinted for a book.
 1900 Paris Exposition: a black & white photo that's been color tinted for a book.
They could print in color, but photography was only black and white.
     
M I R R O R S
      
A 1900 photograph of the Salon of Illusions with visual infinity, in the Palace of Electricity.
1900 Paris Exposition: the Salon of Illusions in the Palace of Electricity
was a mirrored and lighted hall with visual infinity.
     
M I R R O R S
      
A 1900 illustration of the Salon of Illusions with visual infinity
 This illustration of the Salon of Illusions adds clarity.
     
M I R R O R S
      
Mike Hinge
 A Mike Hinge illustration, 1970s
     
M I R R O R S
      
An illustration of Holiday Food Mart 1960s
 A 1960s advertising illustration
     
M I R R O R S
      
A photograph of a women's dressing vanity, 1930s?
A women's dressing vanity, 1930s?
     
M I R R O R S
      
An illustration of 1700s Spain, opposite mirrors create a visual infinity
1700s Spain: opposite mirrors create a visual infinity
     
M I R R O R S
      
An 1935 ink drawing by Rowley Murphy
A 1935 India ink reflection by Rowley Murphy
     
M I R R O R S
      
A Yayoi Kusama mirrored art installation
  A Yayoi Kusama mirrored art installation     Click image twice for full size
  
M I R R O R S

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A N G E R . . . in art

Moriz Jung large color poster for theater
 Moriz Jung design
     
A N G E R
   
A.B. Frost illustration 1881 of angry cat
A.B. Frost illustration 1881
     
A N G E R
   
Leslie Illingsworth cartoon 1958, women streetfighting
Leslie Illingsworth cartoon 1958
     
A N G E R
   
Ilja Jefimowitsch Repin 1885 painting, Ivans son
Ilja Jefimowitsch Repin 1885 historical painting of 1581:
Ivan The Terrible kills his son in anger
     
A N G E R
   
G Lagendyk drawing of an angry ram
       
A N G E R
   
Aubrey Beardsley large illustration
Aubrey Beardsley illustration
     
A N G E R
    
Franz Masereel woodcut of angry violence
Franz Masereel woodcut
     
A N G E R
     
Wallace Tripp illustration of an angry mouse
Wallace Tripp illustration
     
A N G E R
   
G Lagendyk sketch
     
A N G E R
   
Charles Rodrigues cartoon 1973
Charles Rodrigues cartoon 1973
     
A N G E R
   
Jan Asselijn 1651 swan
Jan Asselijn 1651
     
A N G E R
   
Howie Post Hot Stuff art
Howie Post comic art
     
A N G E R
   
W. Heath Robinson illustration of angry woman at beach
  W. Heath Robinson illustration
     
A N G E R
   
A.B. Frost illustration of a rooster chasing a dog
A.B. Frost illustration
     
A N G E R
   
angry policeman, large photograph
     
A N G E R
   
Art Lozzi background for Yogi Bear animation
 Art Lozzi background for Yogi Bear animation
     
A N G E R
   
Max Klinger art, a mother
Max Klinger art
     
A N G E R
   
Bully for Bugs 1953
Warner Bros. 1953
     
      
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Sunday, April 17, 2016

The 1915 WORLD'S FAIR

 1915 pan pacific expo coaster
from Wikipedia:
". . . to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal . . . widely seen in the city
as an opportunity to showcase its recovery from the 1906 earthquake."
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo turnstiles entrance
 One of the entrance locations: all had improved turnstiles
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo ticket
 Fifty cents per-day admission ticket . . .
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo
. . . or sneaking in by hot air device
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo photo of dome
Click images twice for fantastic full size
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo photo of giant columns
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    

1915 pan pacific expo arches
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo Underwood giant typewriter photograph
A 14 ton functioning typewriter
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo, Fageol Motors Fadgl train photograph
Fageol Motors made transporters, nicknamed by the public as 'Fadgl trains'.
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo photo of ornamental sculpture
1915 pan pacific expo ornament
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo photo of the Tower of Jewels
The Tower of Jewels was covered with 102,000
colored cut-glass gems
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo color by Jules Guerin
Artist Jules Guerin designed all external colors.
That's not him in the bushes is it?
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo, large photo
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo, large photo of the Joy Zone
A midway area known as 'The Joy Zone'  Click closer
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo, large photo of the Aeroscope
The Aeroscope slowly raised two stories of 120 spectators.
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo National Women's Party Freedom Booth, large photo
An interesting bunch, The National Woman's Party were invited.
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo photo of the green wall
A part of the Green Wall of Mesembryanthemum
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo photo of visitors
"Have we seen this already? I'm tired."
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 pan pacific expo photo of giant doorway
"Yes it's beautiful, but my feet hurt."
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR, Jules Guerin illustration
    
1915 WORLD'S FAIR
    
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