Sunday, April 30, 2017

STORMY WEATHER . . . in art

NC Wyeth, gathering storm
an NC Wyeth book illustration
      
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Adolf Bohm
 Adolf Bohm     click image twice for full size
     
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John Rogers Cox, gathering storm over farm
 a John Rogers Cox illustration,  1940s     click twice
        
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a 1959 Russian illustration, shelter from the gathering storm
a 1959 illustration,  Russia?
        
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a color design for a Disney animation
a stormy color design for a Disney animation
         
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a Maurits Cornelis Escher illustration of a bee hive in a storm
"Activity comforted, industrious, uninterrupted, it's provided that the violence from the heavens are not raging about our work"    a Maurits Cornelis Escher illustration  
     
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a Don Weller children's book illustration      click twice
     
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Henry Rousseau 1891, Tiger in a Tropical Storm
Henry Rousseau art,  1891     click twice
     
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Metal Men comic 1960s
a 1960s "Metal Men" comic book:  Mercury,  Lead,  Iron, Gold,  Tin and Platinum
     
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Gerhard Marcks art, rain storm over house
a Gerhard Marcks woodcut
     
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a Disney animation concept sketch 1940
a Disney animation concept sketch,  1940     click twice
     
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1893 parasol pattern
 1893 Japan ornament     see full size
    
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1921 weather logo
1921
    
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Al Parker illustration, caught in the rain
an Al Parker illustration
      
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a Jaro Fabry cartoon about marriage
"Let's postpone it - this is a hell of a day to get married!"
a 1940s Jaro Fabry magazine cartoon
     
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a Don Freeman children's book illustration, 1967
a Don Freeman children's book illustration, 1967
       
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a Franklin Booth illustration, storm over a city
 a Franklin Booth illustration, 1910s?     click twice
     
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a Mary Blair color design for Disney, farm in a storm
a Mary Blair color design,  for Disney     click twice
     
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Gerardo Dottori rainbows painting
a Gerardo Dottori painting     click twice
     
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1861 heatwave cartoon, the glorious days of july
"The glorious days of July"  an 1861 cartoon
     
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Franco Grignani 1969, the day it rained forever
"The Day it Rained Forever"  a Franco Grignani book cover,  1969
     
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a man standinding in an 1886 whirlwind, illustration
1886:  "Observer within a Whirlwind,  experiencing the Sensation of a Vertical Movement."
     
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William S. Phillips, lightning clouds
William S. Phillips art     see full size 
    
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1916 buggy storm-aprons, catalog illustration
1916 buggy storm-aprons with celluloid windows
     
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Milton Glaser, the tempest book cover
a Milton Glaser book cover for "The Tempest"
   
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Ralph Avery watercolor rainstorm
a Ralph Avery watercolor     click twice
       
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Fritz Eichenberg illustration
a Fritz Eichenberg illustration
     
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William Harnden Foster 1910 fog
a William Harnden Foster illustration, 1910
     
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Alphonse Mucha, november weather
"November"  by Alphonse Mucha, 1899
            

Sunday, April 23, 2017

DIRECTIONS pictured in art

photograph, road to nowhere, lost railroad tracks
let's follow directions
     
D I R E C T I O N S
     
a Chris van Allsburg illustration
a Chris van Allsburg illustration
     
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a Perry Barlow illustration for The new Yorker magazine July 16 1938
a Perry Barlow illustration,  1938
     
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Art Werger 2002, driving into a parking lot
Art Werger,  2002       click twice
     
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hand pointing signs at the 1964 New York Worlds Fair
at the 1964 New York Worlds Fair
     
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a 1901 map of Canada
a 1901 map of Canada       see full size
     
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Caution Worst Case Scenario Ahead, a Henry Martin cartoon
"Caution ... Worst Case Scenario Ahead"   a Henry Martin cartoon
     
D I R E C T I O N S
        
James Montgomery Flagg
James Montgomery Flagg       click twice
     
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1847 transit
"Full inside,  Sir,  but plenty of room on the top"   1847 transit
     
D I R E C T I O N S
        
animated credits from the 1960s comedy film 'The Great Race'
animated credits from the 1960s comedy film 'The Great Race'
     
D I R E C T I O N S
        
an Eric Fraser Illustration, asking directions
an Eric Fraser Illustration       click twice
     
D I R E C T I O N S
        
Bill Campbell, Weird-Ohs 1960s, suburban commuter cartoon
a 1960s Bill Campbell package illustration for 'Weird-Ohs' plastic
assembly toy models       click twice
      
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a Phil May cartoon, lost crying child
"Lost"    a Phil May cartoon       click twice
     
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pointing hand symbol, different sizes
a century ago,  the pointing hand symbol was commonly used in signage and advertising
     
D I R E C T I O N S
      
1950 orchestra conductor, Virtuoso the Wagner Chorale
individual musicians follow the conductor to act as one orchestra 
click twice
     
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a Gahan Wilson cartoon, lost in desert cartoon, ask directions cartoon
"Looks like we can't expect to find much in that direction."
a Gahan Wilson cartoon       click twice
     
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prismatic compass 1904, illustration
"Prismatic Compass"   figure it out or die,  in 1904       click twice
     
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a Grant Haffner painting, driving at night
a Grant Haffner painting       click twice
     
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a Fred Barnard illustration for a Charles Dickens book
a Fred Barnard illustration for a Charles Dickens book       click twice
     
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a 1954 trash receptacle from a restaurant supply catalog
"Push"    a 1954 trash receptacle from a
restaurant supply catalog
    
D I R E C T I O N S
      
Andy Warhol's paint-by-numbers art
 Andy Warhol       click twice
    
D I R E C T I O N S
      
1925 traffic cop, 1925 crosswalk police photograph
1925
       
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Ken Reid 1970s cartoon, lost traveller, World Wide Weirdies
"You are 10,000 miles from the nearest telephone"    Ken Reid,  1970s
    
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an Allen Kass illustration for a UK car advertisement
an Allen Kass illustration for a UK car advertisement       click twice
    
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an 1885 map of Africa
1885 Africa       click twice
     
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an old amber glass lighthouse lens, color photograph
this old amber glass lens lighthouse guided ships
    
D I R E C T I O N S
      
a 1973 Lynd Ward illustration of a lighthouse
a 1973 Lynd Ward illustration       click twice
    
D I R E C T I O N S
      
fork in road choice
"Bad Times ... Good Times"       click twice
    
D I R E C T I O N S
      
a London policeman by Ronald Searle
a London policeman by Ronald Searle
    
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an E.C. Vey cartoon for National Lampoon Magazine
"Oh no!  My best friend and my best friend's wife!"       click twice
 an E.C. Vey cartoon for National Lampoon Magazine