Sunday, April 26, 2020

U R B A N . . . by different artists

an illustration of urban living by Joost Swarte
by Joost Swarte
       
U R B A N
       
Guy Billout, an urban scene with flyng birds
Guy Billout
     
U R B A N
       
a Brandon Smith painting of a city with trees in a landscape
a Brandon Smith painting       click image twice for full size
       
U R B A N
       
The Rue d 'Alger at the 1900 Paris World's Fair, an illustration
"The Rue d 'Alger"  at the 1900 Paris World's Fair
       
U R B A N
       
a Mattias Adolfsson drawing of a very tall apartment building in a town
a Mattias Adolfsson drawing
       
U R B A N
       
Yvonne Jacquette 2002 art, a city at night from a birdseye view
Yvonne Jacquette,  2002       click twice
       
U R B A N
       
Bill Mudron art, a large Japanese buiding at night with visitors
Bill Mudron
      
U R B A N
       
Arnold Ronnebeck art, a big city in motion
Arnold Ronnebeck
       
U R B A N
       
a Gerardo Dottori painting of a city on fire at night from a birdseye view
a Gerardo Dottori painting       click twice
       
U R B A N
       
a John Falter illustration of urban people struggling in a strong wind
a John Falter illustration
       
U R B A N

a Conrad Felixmuller print of a homeless man scavenging in a city trash can
Conrad Felixmuller
     
U R B A N
       
Heinrich Lefler, the underside of a bridge
Heinrich Lefler       click twice
      
U R B A N
       
a birdseye photograph of New York in 1931
New York,  1931
       
U R B A N
       
a Ronald Lampitt family on a1952 English urban rooftop
Ronald Lampitt,  1952 England
       
U R B A N
       
Grace Albee, a bleak urban neighborhood in a snow storm
Grace Albee       click twice
       
U R B A N
       
François Schuiten, a man looks out at a city from a giant book
François Schuiten
       
U R B A N
       
Ellison Hoover, a city at night from a birdseye view
 Ellison Hoover
      
U R B A N
       
a Maynard Dixon painting of sad lonely man in a big busy city
Maynard Dixon       click twice
       
U R B A N
       
a Hugh Ferriss architectural concept 1929, a future city at night
a Hugh Ferriss architectural concept,  1929
       
U R B A N
       
an Iakov Chernikhov constructivism concept
an Iakov Chernikhov constructivism concept
       
U R B A N
       
Benton Murdoch Spruance art, a subway train emerging from a tunnel
Benton Murdoch Spruance       click twice
       
U R B A N
       
a C.R.W. Nevinson 1937 painting of a busy city at night
a C.R.W. Nevinson painting,  1937
      
U R B A N
       
a 1937 cartoon about a senior woman waving an entire bus stop sign to hail a bus
"Bus Stop"   a 1937 cartoon
       
U R B A N
       
a Heinrich Kley 1913 watercolor painting of a European town
Heinrich Kley,  1913       click twice
       
U R B A N
       
an illustration from The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo, the hunchback climbing
from  "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"   by Victor Hugo,  1800s
       
U R B A N
       
a Syd Mead vision of a future city at night
Syd Mead       see full size
       
U R B A N
       
a Hans Baluschek 1920 painting of a rail worker at night
  Hans Baluschek,  1920
      
U R B A N
       
an F.L. Griggs pen drawing of ancient stone ruins
F.L. Griggs       click twice
       
U R B A N
       
Rudolph Ruzicka art, large urban buildings
Rudolph Ruzicka
       
U R B A N
       
Jeffery Edwards art 1972, a broom cleaning the street
Jeffery Edwards,  1972
  

Sunday, April 19, 2020

F E A T H E R S . . . in art

an Arthur Wasse painting 1926, of birds atop church ruins
an Arthur Wasse painting,  1926
       
F E A T H E R S
     
Nocturnal Conversation by Moriz Jung 1907, a sex worker speaks with a man
"Nocturnal Conversation"   by Moriz Jung,  1907
      
F E A T H E R S
     
Norbertine Von Bresslern-Roth, wild red parrots in the trees
Norbertine Von Bresslern-Roth       click image twice for full size
       
F E A T H E R S
     
Birds of Paradise, a George Cruikshank drawing of frivolous gaiety with three girls
"Birds of Paradise"  a George Cruikshank drawing of frivolous gaiety 
click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a 1903 Dan Beard illustration from the comedy history science fiction book A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
an 1889 Dan Beard illustration from the comedy/history/science-fiction book  
'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court'
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a René Georges Hermann-Paul wood cut, a woman's feathers poke a man's eye in the theater balcony
a René Georges Hermann-Paul wood cut       click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a Willi Geiger 1905 book plate with giant feathers
a Willi Geiger 1905 book plate
        
F E A T H E R S
     
a Maxwell Ashby Armfield painting of bird feathers on stone
Maxwell Ashby Armfield       click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a high fashion photograph in 1915 France, a woman's hat with bird feathers
high fashion in 1915 France
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a Carlos Schwabe illustration for Le Reve with a giant bird embracing a town
Carlos Schwabe
       
F E A T H E R S
     
1946 metal boxes by Line Vautrin, one looks like a feather
metal boxes by Line Vautrin,  1946       click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
an old book binding cover with a gold peacock
an old book binding cover
       
F E A T H E R S
     
an old color calligraphy pen drawing of a woman's hand holding a feather fan
a calligraphy pen drawing       click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a Colin See Paynton scatchboard illustration of an owl
Colin See Paynton
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a Franz Sedlacek painting of death figure vultures in a tree
Franz Sedlacek
       
F E A T H E R S
     
1887 textile with a peacock feather pattern
1887 textile
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a William Makepeace Thackeray cartoon of a sissy Scotsman
William Makepeace Thackeray
       
F E A T H E R S
     
an old art glass window in a color photograph, a woman with a feather in profile
an old art glass window       click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
an Edward Julius Detmold illustration of peacocks in 1905
an Edward Julius Detmold zoological illustration,  1905
       
F E A T H E R S
     
2 by Erté, a woman's posture is like a two
"2"  by Erté
       
F E A T H E R S
     
an H. Gerbault cartoon from 1891 France, of a clown playing with a large featheran H. Gerbault cartoon,  1891 France
     
 F E A T H E R S
     
an 1892 peacock feather
an 1892 peacock feather
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a Friedrich König 1900 illustration of a swordsman swinging
Friedrich König,  1900
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a Beatrix Potter illustration of busy mice
a Beatrix Potter illustration from one of her children's books       click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
a fashion illustration by Fernand Siméon, a woman with a purple feathers fan and her escort
a fashion illustration by Fernand Siméon
       
F E A T H E R S
     
the Flying Fickle Finger of Fate award, a color photograph
the  "Flying Fickle Finger of Fate"   award from the late 1960s USA television comedy 'Laugh-In'

      
F E A T H E R S
     
a Bill Peet children's book owl
a Bill Peet children's book       click twice
       
F E A T H E R S
     
1851 Great Exhibition in London, a fantastic fountain with cherub and swan
at the 1851 Great Exhibition in London