Sunday, October 28, 2018

LAW & ORDER . . . by different artists

a large old fingerprint image
          
L A W   &   O R D E R
           
"The International Nude Trampoline Competition"  a Don Martin cartoon for MAD
"The International Nude Trampoline Competition"
a Don Martin cartoon for MAD
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a Dan O'Neill comic book 1971 violence
a Dan O'Neill comic book,  1971
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
George Cruikshank alcohol, Gin-Temple Turn-Out at Church Time
George Cruikshank

         
L A W   &   O R D E R
           
Jay Ward's Dudley DoRight animated television series
Jay Ward's 'Dudley Do-Right'  1960s television series       click twice
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
           
1650s USA Puritans persecuted Quakers, an illustration
1650s USA Puritans persecuted Quakers,  according to an 1800s book
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
           
1400s questioning a suspected witch, an illustration
pointlessly questioning a suspected witch in Europe, 
1400s?
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
Yogi Bear and Ranger Smith in the animation title Slap Happy Birthday
national parks are policed by park rangers
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
art galleries are monitored by guards, a Ronald Searle cartoon 1955
Ronald Searle,  1955
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a 1974 Dodge police car color illustration
streets are patrolled by blue thunder ... a 1974 Dodge police car
click image twice for full size
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
Heinrich Zille 1913, a policeman waiting for the detectives at a murder scene at night
Heinrich Zille,  1913       click twice
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a miniature crime scene for police training  by Frances Glessner Lee 1945
a miniature crime scene for police training by Frances 
Glessner Lee,  1945       click twice
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a miniature murder scene for police training by Frances Glessner Lee 1945
Frances Glessner Lee, 1945       click twice
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
"The Law" Don Knotts as Sheriff's deputy Barney Fife
'The Law' ... Don Knotts as Sheriff's deputy Barney Fife
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
an 1850 French news article with illustration about London police escorting drunkards home if they're wealthy
an 1850 French news article about London police escorting drunkards home if they're wealthy
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a Gilbert Bundy illustration of a traffic policeman with motorcycle stopping a pretty woman
a Gilbert Bundy illustration:  once all of her crimes have been totaled,
it's time for the courts to administer penalties
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a judge applies humiliation in 1865 USA, "Prisoner in Barrel Jacket" illustration
a judge applies humiliation in 1865 USA    "Prisoner in Barrel Jacket"
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
an Alex Toth guillotine horror story panel
an Alex Toth story panel   "What are you doing?!   Let me go!   LET ME GO!!"
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a Joe Orlando guillotine horror story panel
a Joe Orlando story panel    "I DIDN'T DO IT!   WHY WOULD I KILL MY OWN WIFE?
YOU CAN'T DO IT!   I'M AN INNOCENT MAN!"
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a Don Martin cartoon about a firing squad execution, for MAD magazine
a Don Martin cartoon   "Blindfold ...?"   "Yes ..."   "Ready ... Aim"
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
in 1632 New England,  men's long hair is an abomination   "a token of subjection ... of ... men weary of manhood"  Long haired men of history such as Nero and Caligula are exampled.
in 1632 New England,  men's long hair is an abomination   "a token of subjection ... of ... men weary of manhood"  Long haired men of history such as Nero and Caligula are exampled 
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
1686 English legal cruelty
an 1686 Englishman argues for prescribed hot irons and whipping,  with death for adulterers,  and  "Scolds ... gag and set them at their own doors ...  for all comers and goers to gaze at" 
what a shit
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
Hisashi Okawa, woman in prison cell
Hisashi Okawa
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
1830 children's book harshness
from an 1830 children's book  "We have on record,  a cruel sentence of death,  namely,  of a man being tied to a stag,  which was left to run in the woods,  where the unhappy rider must have soon been torn to pieces by the limbs of the trees."
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
A. Paul Weber politics
hopefully things won't go too far either way:
A. Paul Weber       click twice
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
Ming the Merciless, Ruler of the planet Mongo in 1936
a one-party system ... Ming the Merciless,  Ruler of the planet Mongo in 1936
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
internal squabbling over political interests:  Thomas Theodor Heine 1904
Thomas Theodor Heine 1904
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a Roy Delgado cartoon about politics and news interviews
"Do you think I ENJOY lying to you ??!" 
a Roy Delgado cartoon       click twice
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a Roy Delgado cartoon about homeland security
"You're in charge of homeland security .. do something."  
Roy Delgado
         
L A W   &   O R D E R
            
a Gahan Wilson cartoon, a politician shoots the crowd
"This is really quite a switch!"   a 1970s Gahan Wilson cartoon

Sunday, October 21, 2018

N I G H T - L I G H T S . . . in art

a Walter Molino illustration of a fireworks disaster
a Walter Molino illustration

             
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
a Bernie Fuchs illustration of a hotel or restaurant at night, warm lights and alcohol
 a Bernie Fuchs illustration,  1970s?
             
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
a John Taylor Arms illustration of city lights at night, 1920s?
John Taylor Arms
             
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                      
Art Werger art, a city at night from an aerial view
Art Werger
     
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
Joe Dowdon 2015, Masterclass China at Night
Joe Dowdon,  2015       click image twice for full size
             
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
an Adolph K. Kronengold color illustration, 1937 New Yorker magazine, night scene in winterAdolph K. Kronengold,  1937
        
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
a Theodore Haupt 1930 illustration of city lights from an airplane view, for the 1930 New Yorker Magazine
a Theodore Haupt 1930 illustration
             
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
a long exposure photograph by Vitor Schietti, a strange night scene
a long exposure photograph by Vitor Schietti      click twice
             
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
a Frans Masereel wood cut print of 1920s New York at night, Times Square
a Frans Masereel wood cut print,  1920s?       click twice
      
 N I G H T   L I G H T S
                       
"The Record Changer" a 1948 publication about jazz, a black musician blowing a horn at a shoe shine stand at night called "SHINE"
"The Record Changer"  a 1948 publication about black jazz
      
 N I G H T   L I G H T S
                       
a Donald Brun 1963 poster Salon Auto Geneve
Donald Brun,  1963
           
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
a W. Schulz graphic story without words from an 1896 magazine, about mother's free night and death
a W. Schulz wordless story from an 1896 magazine
     
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
a Childe Hassam painting 1894, horse cabs at night in winter
a Childe Hassam painting,  1894       click twice

        
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                       
a W. Heath Robinson illustration of city lights at night
a W. Heath Robinson illustration       click twice
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                       
USA - SAS,  a travel poster for Scandinavian Airlines System, showing city lights at night
"USA - SAS"   a travel poster for Scandinavian Airlines System
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                       
a David Klein 1962 illustration of Times Square for a TWA airline poster
David Klein 1962
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                      
a Yvonne Jacquette 1987 painting of Times Square at night
Yvonne Jacquette,  1987       click twice
            
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
a B. Tobey cartoon about meeting a friend's dog  "I'll be damned if I'll shake hands with him!"
"I'll be damned if I'll shake hands with him!"     a B. Tobey cartoon
     
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                              
a Gregory Manchess illustration of the sinking Titanic
a Gregory Manchess illustration       click twice
    
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
Chris Ware
Chris Ware

             
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
a Nils Kreuger painting of a horse at night on a city street, 1905?
a Nils Kreuger painting,  1905?
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                     
a Childe Hassam painting of a woman with party lanterns
Childe Hassam
          
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
an Eric Ravilious illustration of a busy happy tavern on a stormy night
an Eric Ravilious illustration       click twice
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
John Sloan 1920 "Bandit's Cave", a drawing of questionably safe night life adventure
"Bandit's Cave"     John Sloan,  1920
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
David Thorpe artr, three buildings at night in black blue and yellow
David Thorpe       click twice
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
a Belgian World Airlines poster showing city lights on a skyline
a Belgian World Airlines poster
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
Godfrey Simpson 1930s art, a building entrance at night
Godfrey Simpson,  1930s
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
         
Pushwagner art, dense urban grid living
Pushwagner
         
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                        
Jorge Colombo art, big city lights
Jorge Colombo
          
N I G H T   L I G H T S
                       
a Konstantin Korovin painting of a city at night
a Konstantin Korovin painting       click twice