Sunday, November 25, 2018

M O D E L S . . . poses of the past

a movie studio in action 1940s crew and actor
a movie studio,  1940s
       
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a 1959 office receptionist
a 1959 office receptionist       see full size
       
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an Ed Roth box illustration for a plastic assembly model called "Mother's Worry"
Ed Roth posing with his box illustration for a plastic assembly 
model called "Mother's Worry"       click image twice for full size
       
P O S I N G
       
a 1925 catalog model demonstrating curtain hanging
a 1925 catalog model demonstration
       
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1920 popular theater, a giant 1700s woman
1920 popular theater
       
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a 1961 photograph of Muhammad Ali by Flip Schulke
a 1961 photograph of Muhammad Ali by
Flip Schulke
       
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a Raeburn Van Buren illustration 1934, a woman modeling a bathing suit
"Planning the summer campaign"    a Raeburn Van Buren illustration,  1934 
click twice
       
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European fashion in old Japan 1889
European fashion in old Japan, 
1889
       
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a shy Soviet painter and his nude model by Ronald Searle
Ronald Searle
       
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a 1900 photography trick mirrored portrait
a 1900 photography trick portrait       click twice
       
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a 1967 mod model, see through dress
1967
       
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a 1400s fashion model with large head dress
a 1400s fashion model from an 1800s book ... these same modeling
expressions of attitude and confidence are used today
       
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from a 1915 silent prison film with over-acting
1915 ... silent films used over-acting much like theater actors,
who wanted to  'reach the back rows'       click twice
       
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a 1956 hand model holding a Westclox clock
a 1956  'hand model'
       
P O S I N G
      
a 1911 model pretend-diving in an illustration, 1911 beach fashion
1911
       
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1927 Berlin Expo skeletons posed as living
1927 Berlin Expo skeletons on display       click twice
       
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1941 hubba hubba hey toots, a fashion model in furs
1941 ... 'Hey Toots, hubba-hubba'
       
P O S I N G
      
B. Boutet de Monvel, artist and model
B. Boutet de Monvel
       
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Ronald Searle, a large group of cats in a group photograph
Ronald Searle       click twice
       
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1965 model & designer, a woman designer and a new type of helicopter for LA Airways
1965 model & designer
       
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a René Gruau fashion illustration
a René Gruau fashion illustration ... sometimes models need their own space
       
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a 1903 fashion model looking casual
a 1903 fashion model looking casual
       
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1950 ambulance personnel models from an industry catalog
1950 ambulance personnel models from an industry catalog
       
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an old concept car
an old concept car       see full size
       
P O S I N G
      
a bad-ass woman on a Harley Davidson motorcycle,  1910
a bad-ass woman on a Harley Davidson motorcycle,  1910
click twice
       
P O S I N G
      
a 1904 kitchen model in Germany
1904 Germany       click twice
       
P O S I N G
      
a Garrett Price illustration for The new Yorker Magazine 1947, pushy American tourists
a Garrett Price illustration for The new Yorker Magazine,  1947
       
P O S I N G
      
1910 erotica, a photograph
1910
       
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a Richard Amsel illustration of Lucille Ball in 1973 for TV Guide Magazine July 6-12
a Richard Amsel illustration of Lucille Ball in 1973
       
P O S I N G
      
A relaxed pose
"A relaxed pose"
    

Sunday, November 18, 2018

PINCHED THINGS . . . by different artists

an orange Murano vase 1955
a Murano vase,  1955
       
P I N C H E D
     
an illustration of man's head in a vice, Rising production costs - Tighter price controls
"Rising production costs - Tighter price controls"       click image to enlarge
       
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a decorative 1888 cinched sheaf from a dried flower catalog
a decorative cinched sheaf,  1888
       
P I N C H E D
                 
Popeye animated by the Fleischer studio
'Popeye'  animated by
the Fleischer studio       click twice
     
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a 1930 art deco metal clamp color illustration
1930
       
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a J.J. Grandville color cartoon about pruning shears
J.J. Grandville ... pruning shears
       
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1955 Gleem toothpaste with GL-70, a color illustration
squeeze the toothpaste,  1955       click image to enlarge
       
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a detailed illustration of a a 1935 micrometer
a 1935 micrometer used in metal shops ... accurately measures small diameters
by pinching them as gently as possible
       
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Apparatus which makes minute measurements of the head, it is used to diagnose character. a Phrenolog photography
"Apparatus which makes minute measurements of the head;  it is used to diagnose character" 
the un-science of Phrenology
       
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Oscar Niemeyer architecture, a color photograph of a pinched starburst building
Oscar Niemeyer architecture       click twice
       
P I N C H E D
        
a Leon Epalle perfume atomizer illustration
pinch the bulb ... a Leon Epalle perfume atomizer
       
P I N C H E D
        
Warner Bros. animation 1955, Sylvester and Porky pig
Warner Bros. animation,  1955
       
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a Rowland B. Wilson advertising cartoon for life insurance, New England Life, meeting a bear in the woods
a Rowland B. Wilson advertising cartoon for life insurance
     
P I N C H E D
         
a year 1201 metal gate illustration
a year 1201 metal gate
       
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a Rene Magritte painting
a Rene Magritte painting     click twice
       
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1900 leather and corkaline bicycle handles illustration
pinch those 1900 leather and corkaline bicycle handles,  and pump those pedals  
       
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Secret roll-on deodorant & antiperspirant 1960s, a color photograph of a pinched bottle
1960s design   "Secret roll-on deodorant & antiperspirant"
       
P I N C H E D
                 
Grant Wood 1940 wheat sheaving
Grant Wood,  1940
    
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a colr photograph of a 1963 lighting fixture, glass with walnut arms in a pinched design
a 1963 lighting fixture
       
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a W. Heath Robinson illustration of a child pinned to a clothes drying line
a W. Heath Robinson illustration       see full size
       
P I N C H E D
        
Hanna Barbera animation with Yacky
Hanna Barbera animation
       
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1665 geometry, an intersecting lines illustration
1665 geometry
       
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Sweet Corn Festival poster 1970, a giant mouth eating corn in color
Sweet Corn Festival poster,  1970
       
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Corsage of Daisies, Buds and Grasses, Garniture of Hyacinths and grasses 1890
"Corsage of Daisies,  Buds and Grasses  -  Garniture of Hyacinths and grasses"   1890
       
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a Fenton vase squeezed or pinched in this color photograph
a Fenton vase
       
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a Boris Artzybasheff illustration of a steel factory
a Boris Artzybasheff illustration       click twice
       
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a 1960 Food Fair grocery store tower
a 1960 grocery store
       
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a 1911 single stamp holder illustrated
1911 single stamp holder
       
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a Josef Hoffmann green glass vase with a pinched design in this photograph
a Josef Hoffmann glass vase 
       
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1903 toy whips for children with descriptions
1903 toy whips ... children of the time would recognize the military-style cone stack
normally used for rifles
       
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a 1935 Brian Batsford poster illustration of a lobster "colour is catching"
a 1935 Brian Batsford poster illustration       click twice
       
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l.177 Caliber lead pellets for air rifles, a color photograph
l.177 Caliber lead pellets for air rifles
       
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Robert Crumb's XYZ comics, a color cover
Robert Crumb's XYZ comics