Sunday, November 13, 2016

S O U N D . . . visualized by artists

1913 illustration of sound by Arthur T. Merrick
  a 1913 illustration of sound by Arthur T. Merrick
                   
S O U N D
             
Wallace Wood for MAD, 1950s woman walking with sound effects
Wallace Wood for MAD,  1950s     click image to enlarge
                   
S O U N D
             
a Charles Turzak wood cut, man with jackhammer
a Charles Turzak wood cut
                   
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a 1921 illustration of office noise, working to beat the band
"Noise - Working to beat the band"   1921
                   
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a 1945 illustration of Quiet, a winter scene at night
1945: some sounds are "Quiet"
                   
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Don Martin sound effects stickers
Don Martin sound effects stickers
             
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Don Martin sound effects stickers
Don Martin
      
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Vitrolite tiles in a 1930s office, reverberate
Vitrolite tiles in a
1930s office ... every sound would reverberate
         
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an UltraSonic Bath demonstration at the 1970 Japan World's Fair, a color photograph
an
UltraSonic Bath demonstration at the 1970 Japan World's Fair
            
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Rankin Willard art, a screaming man
Rankin Willard art       click twice
         
S O U N D
                           
an 1889 personal home punching bag, illustration with text description
an 1889 personal home punching bag
      
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a 1968 sound graphic in blue and black with moire pattern sound rings and an ear
1968
            
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a Niklaus Troxler poster for a jazz performance
a Niklaus Troxler poster
       
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Heinrich Zille
Heinrich Zille
         
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a Peter Whalley 1959 cartoon about loud music
a Peter Whalley 1959 cartoon       click twice
      
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a William P. Welsh illustration, Andante
a William P. Welsh illustration
         
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Art Seiden illustration of a quiet rabbit
"How silently the snow falls.  And how quietly rabbit goes over the snow.
He makes no sound."   an Art Seiden children's book illustration
                   
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Art Seiden illustration of a quiet caterpillar
"Who is this going wiggle-wiggle across the leaf?  Can you hear him walk?"   Art Seiden
                   
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a Bernie Fuchs color illustration of pro golf
a Bernie Fuchs illustration
                   
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Josef Hoflehner photograph of low planes over beach
a Josef Hoflehner photograph
                   
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1898 public hearing tubes
1898 public hearing tubes,  shared in many ears,  never disinfected?
                   
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Wallace Wood sound effects for MAD
Wallace Wood for MAD
                   
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Wallace Wood cartoon sound effects of breaking glass
Wallace Wood for MAD     click twice
                   
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1966 Premium crackers advertisement with cartoon sound effects
1966 Premium crackers
                   
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a 1649 illustrated study of sound
a 1649 study of sound
                   
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a 1659 illustrated study of sound
A 1659 study of sound     see full size
                   
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a Charles F. Tunnicliffe illustration of a woodpecker
a Charles F. Tunnicliffe illustration of a woodpecker
                   
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1925 tuning forks on resonance boxes illustration
1925 tuning forks,  each a different note     see full size
                   
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a Sandy Kossin 1970 color illustration of a shouting man
a Sandy Kossin 1970 illustration
                   
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a Dr. Harold E Edgerton 1935 high speed photograph of pistol
a Dr. Harold E. Edgerton 1935 photograph
                   
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William Stout illustration of dinosaur in natural disaster
a William Stout illustration
                     

Sunday, November 6, 2016

C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity

Colored stone slate roofing shingles from a 1930 builder's supply catalog
slate roofing shingles,  1930
... this week we look at unusual colors
          
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
           
a Coby Whitmore magazine illustration of a woman in unusual colors
a Coby Whitmore magazine illustration
          
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
           
Daniel Watson illustration with unusual colors
 illustrator Daniel Watson clashed orange with pink 
click image twice for full size
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
an Andy Virgil illustration in orange and pink
an Andy Virgil illustration       click twice
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Felix Vallotton painting of sunset
a Felix Vallotton painting       see full size
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a George Hitchcock painting of a woman with flowers
a George Hitchcock painting
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
Gregory Brown travel poster art
a Gregory Brown travel poster illustration
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
Ito Josue, 1967 multicolor man in a painting, a color photograph
Ito Josue,  1967
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Jean Pages illustration 1954 high society event
 a Jean Pages illustration,  1954       click twice
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a John Everett Millais painting of a woman in blue moonlight
a John Everett Millais painting       click twice
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Bernie Fuchs illustration for Sports Illustrated Magazine August 2 1962, about golf
a Bernie Fuchs illustration
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Bernie Fuchs illustration of a sailing ship in a storm
Bernie Fuchs
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
1938 odd color effect
1938 ... how was this done?  It's not art,  just someone's calculations.
Multiple colors seem to come from one pencil point.
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
Leonard Weisgard illustration of sailboat at sunset
a Leonard Weisgard children's book illustration,  1940s       click twice
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
Mark English painting of a pretty black woman
Mark English       click twice
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
Edward Wadsworth art ... 1919 'dazzle camouflage' made war ships at sea harder to find
Edward Wadsworth art ... 1919 'dazzle camouflage' made war ships at sea harder to find
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
1952 Lady Wildroot packaging for women, a pink and gold bottle
1952 packaging for women in pink and gold
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
youth fashion from 1966 to 1968 was overly colorful ... then the hippies wore dull rags
youth fashion from 1966 to 1968 was overly colorful ... then the hippies wore dull rags
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
    a Bob Peak illustration       see full size
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a 1963 book cover illustration of a wrecked space ship by 'McKenna'
a 1963 book cover illustration by 'McKenna'
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a 1950s European travel poster color illustration
a 1950s European travel poster illustration
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a political poster of a man in silhouette with beautiful colors
a political poster
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Robert Edward Lee illustration, 1929 Railway Express agency ad
a Robert Edward Lee illustration,  1929       see full size
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
1970 TaB soft drink logo in pink and red
1970 "TaB" soft drink
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
1947 bad color interior
1947
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
Tom Thompson painting of windy tree
a Tom Thompson painting       click twice
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Walter Spradbery poster       see full size
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Ward Bracket illustration 1960s, harvest time, Reader's Digest
a Ward Bracket illustration,  1960s
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
a Wilmont Emerton Heitland 1929 magazine color illustration of two women talking
a Wilmont Emerton Heitland 1929 magazine illustration
      
C O L O R S . . . of peculiarity
        
1939 colored roof shingles
1939 roof shingles