Sunday, January 27, 2019

SMOKE & STEAM . . . by different artists

Ellison Hoover urban fog at night
Ellison Hoover fog
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
    
Disney 1940 animation background, a port hole on a foggy night
Disney fog,  1940      click image to enlarge
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
     
1898 Famora Talcum powder by Cosnell London, a color photograph of the red tin showing an large old incense burner
1898 "Famora Talcum powder"
                  
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
        
Maynard Dixon 1922, a first nations tent
Maynard Dixon,  1922       click twice

                  
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
        
Norman Wilkinson poster art of a steaming factory
Norman Wilkinson poster art       see full size
          
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
an illustrated 1901 steam trap by Nason MFG. CO.
a 1901 "steam trap"
      
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
a Henry McCarter color illustration
a Henry McCarter illustration       click twice
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
a William Harnden Foster color illustration of an airplane flying over a ship in the fog
a William Harnden Foster illustration
      
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
a funny photograph of film director Alfred Hitchcock being burned at the stake
a portrait of film director Alfred Hitchcock
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
               
a Bill Peet children's book illustration of a locomotive at hard work
a Bill Peet children's book illustration       click twice
     
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
a 1922 fashion illustration of a woman smoking
a 1922 fashion illustration
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
a 1938 photograph of Niagara Falls from above
a 1938 photograph of Niagara Falls       click twice
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
an 1867 painting of Niagara Falls by Frederic Church
an 1867 painting of Niagara Falls by Frederic Church       click twice
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
                Stow Wengenroth, a factory
Stow Wengenroth
      
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
           
an illustration of sand twisters for a Camille Flammarion science book
 
an illustration of sand twisters for a Camille Flammarion science book
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
1961 poster art by Eidenbenz, beer and a cigarette
1961 poster art by Eidenbenz
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
an illustrated giant 1875 land foghorn
an 1875 foghorn       see full size
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
a 1912 Luigi Russolo painting of fog in blue
a Luigi Russolo painting,  1912
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
where is this?       click twice
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
                
Marcel Van Eeden smoke on the horizon
Marcel Van Eeden       click twice
     
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
1901 Souvenir Pan-American Exposition, Kato, a color poster
1901 "Souvenir Pan-American Exposition"
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
a Henri Rivière skyline in color
a Henri Rivière skyline       click twice
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
a Henri Rivière color farming scene
Henri Rivière       click twice
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
a Chesley Bonestell color illustration of a misty planet
a Chesley Bonestell illustration       click twice
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
a Pirro Ligorio sculpture 1500s, a mossy turtle
a Pirro Ligorio sculpture,  1500s
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
a Harold Von Schmidt color illustration of a ship with tugboats in fog
a Harold Von Schmidt illustration       click twice
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
Cruella de Vil in a 1961 color image from Disney
Disney 1961       click twice
       
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
a Danish rail poster in color, The Little Belt Bridge
a Danish rail poster
                  
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
         
a Gus Bofa drawing of the public in gas masks calmly continuing with life
a Gus Bofa drawing
        
S M O K E    &    S T E A M
      
a Verney L. Danvers 1924 poster illustration of a London subway eantrance at foggy night
a Verney L. Danvers 1924 poster illustration      
        

Sunday, January 20, 2019

M E N T A L ~ H E A L T H . . . by different artists

MANIC OBSESSION  in a 1951 advertisement
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
sensory distortion
SENSORY DISTORTION  in an advertisement,  1930s?
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
from an Art Seiden children's book, a farmer and his tractor
DELUSIONAL PSYCHOSIS      actually it's from an Art Seiden
children's book       click image twice for full size
             
 M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a 1924 office water cooler
AGORAPHOBIA     "I shrank in closer behind the cooler"     1924
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Harold Von Schmidt color illustration
  a  MESSIAH COMPLEX   in a Harold Von Schmidt illustration
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Herbert James Draper painting of Ulysses and the sirens
MASS HYSTERIA  in a Herbert James Draper painting      click twice
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Rod Filbrandt cartoon about crazy alcoholism
ALCOHOLISM     a Rod Filbrandt cartoon
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
an N.C. Wyeth illustration of a nun
HALLUCINATIONS     an N.C. Wyeth illustration
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
The chalets of La Salpetriere for the crazy agitated, an 1843 illustration
"The chalets of La Salpetriere for the crazy agitated"   1843      see full size
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
alcohol as medicine:   at the 1890 London insane asylum,  alcohol mixed with  water was cheaper than beer wine or whiskey for patient consumption
ALCOHOL AS MEDICINE   at the 1890 London insane asylum ... alcohol mixed with
water was cheaper than beer wine or whiskey for patient consumption
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
"Psychoanalysis"  a comic book for EC Comics by Jack Kamen
"Psychoanalysis"   a comic book for EC Comics by Jack Kamen 
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
Parker lawn mower
MANIC DEPRESSION
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
mad plaidness 1972, a color photograph of excessive plaid madness
PLAIDNESS    1972      click twice
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Gahan Wilson cartoon about Thanksgiving dinner
REPRESSED ANGER     "Harry - you're spoiling Thanksgiving for the children!"
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
"When did you first become aware of this imagined  'plot to get you', Mr. Potter?" by Gahan Wilson. a psychiatry cartoon
a  PERSECUTION COMPLEX    "When did you first become aware of this imagined
'plot to get you',  Mr. Potter?"   by Gahan Wilson
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
"Zippy's Favourite Nervous Breakdown"  by Bill Griffith
"Zippy's Favourite Nervous Breakdown"  by Bill Griffith      click twice
"symptom onset, dissociative feelings, motor dysfunction, loss of identity,
paranoid delusions, violent schizophrenia, complete collapse" 
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
an Austin Briggs illustration
an Austin Briggs illustration
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
from a 1908 French comedy publication, happy woman in a guillotine cartoon
from a 1908 French comedy publication
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
Ren and Stimpy fighting in the jungle
 Ren and Stimpy animation insanity      click twice
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
"Stairwell inviting depressed patients to jump down headlong" photograph from a 1921 critical look at mental asylum design
"Stairwell inviting depressed patients to jump down headlong" 
from a 1921 critical look at mental asylum design
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
"Two stairways leading to the same point"  a 1921 mental asylum photograph
"Two stairways leading to the same point"   a 1921 mental asylum
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Robert Williams painting of an insane street beggar
a Robert Williams painting      click twice
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a story panel for Creepy or Eerie by Angelo Torres, rejecting the visiting doctor
a story panel by Angelo Torres ... rejecting the visiting doctor
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Carl Barks crazy portrait of Donald Duck in a frame
a Carl Barks portrait of Donald Duck
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a book illustration by J. Mahoney, the sailor's widow
a book illustration by J. Mahoney      click twice
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
1955 children's clown beds, a color photograph
1955 children's beds designed by well-intentioned adults
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
an unintentionally odd doll, disturbing breakfast in bed
from a 1940s advertisement, an unintentionally odd doll
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
"Portrait of Charles Meryon"  the artist in an 1858 hotel bed one day before his hospitalization
"Portrait of Charles Meryon"    the mentally ill artist in an 1858
hotel bed one day before his hospitalization      click twice
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Harry Douthwaite book cover illustration for Jack Trevor's Screwrape Lettuce
a Harry Douthwaite book cover illustration
      
M E N T A L    H E A L T H
     
a Scott Wills animation image of Ren Hoek in a padded cell for insanity
a Scott Wills animation image