Sunday, July 23, 2017

N E I G H B O R H O O D S . . . by different artists, part 1

a 1900 London neighborhood illustration
a 1900 London neighborhood
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
   
a John O’Hara Cosgrave II illustration of old London
a John O’Hara Cosgrave II illustration
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
   
1800s New York crime weapons photograph
1800s New York neighborhood confiscated items
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
    
1865 apartment building cross section diagram
 an 1865 apartment building with shared toilets
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
    
1886 urban block neighborhood image
1886: close to a vibrant downtown core, school, and parks       see full size
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
    
an 1895 fantasy neighborhood cartoon from Judge magazine
an 1895 fantasy neighborhood
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
    
1917 apartments exterior photograph
1917 apartments exterior       click image twice for full size
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
    
1957 future homes illustration, living in a bubble
1957's future has us living in isolated bubbles while displaying our lives to others
... they certainly got that one right
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
    
Adolph K. Kronengold 1937, the New Yorker june 1937, rooftop gardening
Adolph K. Kronengold,  1937
   
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
    
an animation still, neighborhood festival
 an animation background
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
      
Daniel Rich digital art, view from an air travel window
Daniel Rich art
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
a David Roberts illustration 1800s
 a David Roberts illustration       click twice
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
a Disney background
a Disney background       click twice
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
a Gahan Wilson cartoon about sour old seniors complaining about change
"I hate what's happened to the neighborhood."   Gahan Wilson
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
Gahan Wilson cartoon, civic pride, civic shame
"Somehow,  somewhere along the line,  this town lost it's pride."   Gahan Wilson
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
      
Gustave Dore's illustration of London housing
Gustave Dore's illustration of old London       click twice
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
Heinrich Zille, slums, poor neighborhood
Heinrich Zille
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
      
Joost Swarte
Joost Swarte
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
     
Mabel Dwight backyard drawing
 Mabel Dwight
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
        
Max Klinger neighborhood dramadrama
 Max Klinger
       
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
          
MC Escher 1939
 M.C. Escher,  1939
        
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
         
a Remy Charlip 1959 children's book illustration
a Remy Charlip 1959 children's book       click twice
       
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
         
a winter neighborhood in Russia, photograph
 a neighborhood in Russia       see full size
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
an illustration by cartoonist Virgil Partch, boy following neighborhood trail of dots
an illustration by cartoonist Virgil Partch
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
a Walter Burley Griffin architectural design, furure housing
a Walter Burley Griffin architectural design       click twice
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
       
Winsor Mccay, rooftop playground children
"The Playground!"   social commentary by cartoonist Winsor Mccay
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
      
Clifton Karhu, a neighborhood
a Clifton Karhu print       click twice
     
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
      
a Kawase Hasui print
a Kawase Hasui print       click twice
        
N E I G H B O R H O O D S
      
a WT Cummings illustration, 1962
a W.T. Cummings illustration, 1962         
                            

Sunday, July 16, 2017

S L E E P . . . in art

a George Cruikshank cartoon, a man awakes to the human shape of his clothes on a chair
a George Cruikshank cartoon
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
   
a Franz von Stuck painting, a satyr asleep in a tree
a Franz von Stuck painting       click image twice for full size
       
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
   
a 1963 gilt frame bed with satin headboard
a 1963 gilt frame bed with satin headboard and sheets
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
     
1890 flophouse beds, 1890 homeless
"bunks in a seven-cent lodging-house"   7 cents in 1890 is almost $11 now
      
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
           
1946 subway sleepy riders in a photograph
1946 subway riders        click twice
      
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
           
a Hans Tegner illustration of a man asleep in public trash
a Hans Tegner illustration       click twice
      
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
           
Popular Problems, a 1984 Ron Hauge cartoon for The National Lampoon Magazine
a 1984 Ron Hauge cartoon       click twice
      
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
    
Randolph Caldecott, cat steals food
a Randolph Caldecott children's book illustration       click twice
      
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
   
an Aubrey Beardsley illustration of illness and sleep
an Aubrey Beardsley illustration of illness and sleep after travels
      
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
   
Agnes Miller Parker 1940
a 1940 illustration by Agnes Miller Parker
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
   
Hush-a-bye Baby, Leonard Leslie Brooke illustration 1916
"Hush-a-bye Baby"   Leonard Leslie Brooke,  1916       click twice

    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
   
a George du Maurier cartoon 1892, a man asleep in public with his mouth open
a George du Maurier cartoon,  1892       see full size
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
   
an Ivar Arosenius children's book illustration
an Ivar Arosenius children's book illustration       click twice
       
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
    
studies of a pillow by Albrecht Dürer, 1493
studies of a pillow by Albrecht Dürer, 1493
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
       
Howie Post, Hot Stuff, nap time
a puddle in the sleeping place ... Howie Post artwork for a  
"Hot Stuff"  comic book       click twice
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
       
Heinrich Zille 1913, no privacy, crowded living in poverty
 Heinrich Zille,  1913       click twice
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
       
Mila Von Luttich, secession, secessionistisches schlummerkissen
a Mila Von Luttich illustration      click twice
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
a Peter Christen Asbjørnsen 1909 illustration of a tired old king
a Peter Christen Asbjørnsen illustration       click twice
        
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
Samoa interior from an old book, a photograph
a Samoa interior from an old book       see full size
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
Franz Von Stuck, sleeping centaurs
  Franz Von Stuck,  sleeping centaurs
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
       
a George Du Maurier cartoon, 1898 nightmare, bad dream
 a George Du Maurier cartoon,  1898
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
Chris Van Allsburg 1985, Polar Express, dreaming
 a Chris Van Allsburg 1985 children's book illustration       click twice
         
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
     
Ellen Stratton children's book illustration, dead baby
"In the pond lies a little infant,  who has dreamed itself to death" 
an Ellen Stratton children's book illustration
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
Ferdinand Hodler, nightmare, bad dream
a bad dream by Ferdinand Hodler       click twice
   
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
John Vassos 1931 illustration of potamophobia
a John Vassos 1931 illustration of potamophobia
       
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
     
Barry Moser, boar head profile
a Barry Moser illustration       click twice
     
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
     
Charles Robinson, new baby, center of attention, Rococo baby
a Charles Robinson book illustration
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
1912 sleeping cartoon
"For goodness sake,  Albert,  wake up and move over!  You're crowding me
out of the picture!"  a 1912 magazine cartoon
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
1881 bed divider illustration, pillow divider
"At some time or other the breath of one of the sleepers must in some degree affect the other,  the breath is heavy,  disagreeable,  it may be so intolerable . . ."  an 1881 pillow divider
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
Dugold Stewart Walker, hog sleeping in shade
a Dugold Stewart Walker book illustration
    
S  L  E  E  P  I  N  G
      
NC Wyeth, Rip van Winkle, Rip van Winkel
an NC Wyeth book illustration of Rip Van Winkle awakening after a long sleep