Sunday, September 25, 2016

W A R . . . in art

An illustration of a 440 pound shell test at Chatham
"Experiments with torpedo shells at Chatham : explosion of a 440-pounder"  1886
       
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An illustration of An 1800s toy croisillon with soldiers
an 1800s toy "croisillon"  (wooden extender)
       
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Frans Masereel L'arriere war
Frans Masereel       click image twice for full size
       
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An AE Marty fashion illustration of a parade to war
an A.E. Marty fashion illustration       click twice
       
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Frans Masereel, L'eglise church blesses war
Frans Masereel       click twice
    
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A Louis Raemaekers editorial illustration of drowned war casualties
a Louis Raemaekers editorial illustration
       
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a Louis Raemaekers war cartoon, civilian women rifle butted
Louis Raemaekers
       
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a 1955 war illustration, military jets flying over a calm suburb
a 1955 illustration       click twice
       
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an 1855 submarine concept illustration and text, 52-foot iron submarine Le Diable-Marin, Bauer
a concert in an 1855 submarine       click twice
       
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an Alan Lee illustration of two armored knights fighting
an Alan Lee illustration       click twice
       
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a Mike Hinge illustration of a psychedelic future warrior
Mike Hinge,  1970s?
       
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A cartoon of MAD magazine's General Patton by Mort Drucker, George C. Scott
MAD Magazine's General Patton by Mort Drucker
       
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An illustration of shell bursts and civilians in Charleston 1864
"Bursting of a shell in the streets of Charleston,  South Carolina"
1864 civilians       click twice
    
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A Seymore Schwast illustration of war
a Seymour Chwast illustration       click twice
       
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Frans Masereel, war politicians ignoring pleading civilians
Frans Masereel       click twice
    
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An 1870 cartoon about anti-war and civilization
"Barbarism ... Civilization"    an 1870 anti-war cartoon
   
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A Dean Cornwell illustration, 'Spanish Tavern' 1922
a 1922 Dean Cornwell illustration,  'Spanish Tavern'       see full size
   
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A Mead Schaeffer illustration of a first nation warrior for the book 'Everybody's Washington' 1931
a Mead Schaeffer illustration for the 1931 book  'Everybody's Washington'
       
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1967 Vietnam war, an unusual photograph of a falling war plane
the Vietnam war,  1967       click twice
       
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an Anton Otto Fischer illustration of men in a boat fighting off giant octopus tentacles, Jules Verne
an Anton Otto Fischer illustration
       
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a Roy Nockolds illustration of a war bomber over a burning city at night
a Roy Nockolds illustration       click twice
       
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Franz von Stuck 1909? fighting myths
Franz von Stuck,  1909?       click twice
       
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a Jo Kotula illustration, a fighter jet in red shooting
a Jo Kotula illustration       click twice
       
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1917 Russian women in the Battalion of Death, a photograph of women soldiers
1917 Russian women soldiers in the "Battalion of Death"
       
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An illustration of a 1919 New Years Eve French soldier in top hat.
 1919 New Years Eve marked a return to civilian life for French soldiers
       
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Frans Masereel La curiosite, a handicapped war veteran
Frans Masereel       click twice

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a 1956 nuclear shelter for the public, stylish and illustrated
a 1956 nuclear shelter for the public
       
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a Charles Addams cartoon about war production
"Can you step up here just a moment,  Mr. Hodgins?  I think I've found your bottleneck." 
a Charles Addams cartoon
       
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A Randal Enos parody of a Jimmy Hatlo cartoon, for National Lampoon magazine in 1972.
A Randal Enos parody of a Jimmy Hatlo cartoon,  for National Lampoon
magazine in 1972.  Hatlo himself was a good cartoonist and humorist,  but
he wasn't this nasty.  Early 1970s hipster comedy could be very dark.
click twice
       
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A William Makepeace Thackeray humorous drawing and text
a William Makepeace Thackeray drawing and text       see full size
         

Sunday, September 18, 2016

PAPERCUT art

Jen Stark papercut art, a color spiral
a 'papercut' or paper sculpture by Jen Stark ... p
aper art has a long history,
and it's look has changed with the passing times
  
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an 1800s Japan papercut ornament
an 1800s Japan papercut ornament

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A papercut by the writer Hans Christian Anderson 1874
  a papercut by the writer Hans Christian Anderson,  1874
click image twice for full size

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A papercut illustration of fashionable men, 1950?
papercut illustrations,  1950?       click twice

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An Armando Testa illustration for Martini & Rossi
an Armando Testa papercut illustration for Martini & Rossi,  1950s? 
click twice
      
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A 1921 papercut silhouette, the tree of life
a 1921 papercut

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A 1952 paper and cloth illustration of a man trying to introduce himself to a lady
a 1952 papercut and cloth illustration

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An Elsa Mora papercut
a more recent Elsa Mora papercut

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A Carnival parade dancer in papercut art
artist and date unknown
    
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a Raymond Ameijide papercut children's illustration of a dragon
a Raymond Ameijide papercut illustration       click twice
     
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a Raymond Ameijide papercut children's illustration of garden pests
Raymond Ameijide
       click twice
     
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a Raymond Ameijide papercut children's illustration of a Christmas tree with gifts
Raymond Ameijide
       click twice
     
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traditional Jewish papercut art
a traditional Jewish papercut
     
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an Ugo Mochi 1922 papercut silhouette
Ugo Mochi,  1922       click twice
     
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a 1934 papercut illustration of skiiers talking
a 1934 illustration
     
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An Abner Graboff papercut for a 1967 children's book
an Abner Graboff papercut illustration for a 1967 children's book       click twice

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a papercut illustration of a traditional Japanese woman
papercut illustration

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A dog portrait in papercut
a portrait
 
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A papercut skeleton on a bicycle 
A papercut skeleton 
papercut skeletons at play, day of the dead
 
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some papercut illustrations are large,  fragile,  and must be 
photographed well       click twice
  
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A 1950s papercut illustration of an office worker with good attitude
 1950s?

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papercut illustrations, 1960?
1960?       click twice

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An FP Glasemann papercut, 1903
  an F.P. Glasemann papercut,  1903       click twice

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An open Jen Stark pop up book
a Jen Stark pop up book