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.
    
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a 1947 illustration by R.G. Harris    click images twice for full size
    
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 a book illustration by W. Heath Robinson
    
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A 1950s magazine ad for Pabco Paints by
 Saul Bass and some other designer
    
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 Somebody's photograph of an old sun-damaged Esso gasoline tiger
design by illustrator Bob Jones
    
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1958 package design
    
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by Andrew Loomis
    
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 A 1957 Parker 51 fountain pen is good enough
for the Vicomte d'Orthez. Screw him.
    
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 illustration by Basil Gogos
    
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 Ferenc Helbing art 1914
    
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 by Basil Wolverton
    
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by Charles Burns
    
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 photo design by Franco Grignani, 1960s?
    
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 by Heinz Edelmann
    
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a 1972 illustration by Mike Hinge
    
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 a children's book illustration by Nina Prosen
    
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 An old European architectural ornament
    
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Ren Hoek by Scott Wills
    
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a caricature of Katie Couric by Thomas Fluharty
    
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Yes I sing in this, but it's a good song. Click below to hear . . .
     
     
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