Sunday, May 22, 2016

SMILES in art

A 1947 magazine advertisement for steel office furniture: 
imagine walking in on these two in real life . . . something is amiss.
        
S M I L E S

          
a 1947 color illustration by R.G. Harris for Tek, a smiling woman
a 1947 illustration by R.G. Harris
        
S M I L E S

          
a book illustration by W. Heath Robinson, a smiling poor woman
 a book illustration by W. Heath Robinson
        
S M I L E S

          
a 1950s magazine ad for Pabco Paints by Saul Bass and a second designer
a 1950s magazine ad for Pabco Paints by Saul Bass and a second designer
        
S M I L E S

          
Somebody's photograph of a 1960s sun-damaged Esso gasoline Tiger by illustrator Bob Jones
 Somebody's photograph of a 1960s sun-damaged "Esso Tiger" by illustrator Bob Jones
        
S M I L E S

          
1958 Band-Aid Sheer adhesive bandages, color photograph package
1958  "Band-Aid Sheer"  adhesive bandages
        
S M I L E S

          
a drawing of a reclining woman by Andrew Loomis
by Andrew Loomis
        
S M I L E S

          
A 1957 Parker 51 fountain pen color advertisement illustration
"For the Christmas present that her husband,  the Vicomte d'Orthez,  will cherish for years to come..."     A 1957 Parker 51 fountain pen is a good enough gift for the Vicomte d'Orthez.  Screw him.
        
S M I L E S

          
a Basil Gogos color horror illustration
 a horror illustration by Basil Gogos
        
S M I L E S

          
Ferenc Helbing art 1914, a smiling woman
Ferenc Helbing art,  1914     click twice
        
S M I L E S

          
The Art of Basil Wolverton, book cover
a smiling woman by Basil Wolverton
        
S M I L E S

          
by Charles Burns
        
S M I L E S

          
a photo design by Franco Grignani, a psychedelic woman
a photo design by Franco Grignani,  1960s?
       
 S M I L E S
       
by Heinz Edelmann
        
S M I L E S

          
a 1972 illustration by Mike Hinge     click twice
        
S M I L E S

          
 a children's book illustration by Nina Prosen     click twice
        
S M I L E S

        
an old European architectural ornament, a grotesque face
an old European architectural ornament
        
S M I L E S

          
Ren Hoek by Scott Wills, from Ren and Stimpy, Ren's rotting teeth
animation character 'Ren Hoek' by Scott Wills
        
S M I L E S

          
a caricature of Katie Couric by Thomas Fluharty
a caricature of Katie Couric by Thomas Fluharty     click twice
        
S M I L E S

          
Yes I sing in this, but it's a good song. Click below to hear . . .
     
              
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