Sunday, June 28, 2020

STORMY WEATHER . . . in art, part 2

Arnold Ronnebeck stormy sea, a ship in heavy weather
Arnold Ronnebeck
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a Charlie Allen illustration of a passenger jet in stormy weather with lightning
a Charlie Allen illustration       click image twice for full size
      
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
very thick fog in a 1950s MAD satire of King Kong called Ping Pong
very thick fog in a 1950s MAD story
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Antonio Rubino, hideous things falling from the sky
Antonio Rubino       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a C.R.W. Nevinson painting of big blue waves in a rough sea
C.R.W. Nevinson       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
an Edmund J. Sullivan 1914 illustration of a senior woman with umbrella leaving her door in bad weather, testing for rain with her hand
an Edmund J. Sullivan illustration,  1914
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Gregory Manchess, a wet rainy street corner with people and umbrellas
Gregory Manchess       click twice
      
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Stow Wengenroth, sea birds flying along wet foggy rocks
Stow Wengenroth       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a Charles F. Tunnicliffe illustration of cows in bad weather
a Charles F. Tunnicliffe illustration
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
an Andrey Sokolov illustration of cosmonauts sheltering from a meteor storm
an Andrey Sokolov illustration       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a 1613 illustration of floods and tempests
"Floods and tempests,  1613"       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Tales of thunder and lightning by Harry Devlin 1975
a Harry Devlin children's book,  1975
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
an 1866 Albert Bierstadt painting of storm clouds over a mountain lake
an Albert Bierstadt painting,  1866       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
an Ivan Aivazovsky painting of a stormy sea
Ivan Aivazovsky       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Clare Leighton 1937, a carnival caught in a storm
Clare Leighton,  1937
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Emile Verpilleux 1920, a castle and old buildings in fog
Emile Verpilleux,  1920       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a John Falter illustration of urban people caught in a rain storm, running or hailing taxi cabs
a John Falter illustration       click twice
      
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a Greg Hildebrandt illustration, the Wizard Of Oz tornado house in a twister
Greg Hildebrandt
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a Yoshida Hiroshi print, above the clouds
Yoshida Hiroshi       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Michael Sowa, two people in a small boat in stormy seas
Michael Sowa       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a Jaro Fabry 1938 illustration of a beautiful woman in a nightgown looking at snowfall
a Jaro Fabry illustration,  1938
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Rik Smits 2014 art, a big city in fog from a birdseye view
Rik Smits,  2014       click twice
      
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a John Ketchell painting of traffic in heavy rain
John Ketchell       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a John Falter illustration of commuters running from train to cars in the rain
a John Falter illustration
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Grace Albee, a loaded farm hay wagon hurrying home before an approaching storm
Grace Albee       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a Ruth Brownlee painting of a stormy shoreline
Ruth Brownlee,  2017?       click twice
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a John Berkey illustration of a giant tsunami hitting a big city
John Berkey
      
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
an Alexander Leydenfrost illustration of a flooded big city
an Alexander Leydenfrost illustration       see full size
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
a Richard Scarry illustration for I Am A Bunny
"I am a Bunny"     a Richard Scarry illustration
       
S T O R M Y   W E A T H E R
       
Henri Rivière, women with laundry in very windy weather
Henri Rivière
                
See this week's comedy at . . .
https://hoorayforsarcasm.blogspot.com/
   
Stormy Weather part 1 HERE    

Sunday, June 21, 2020

C R I T I C S . . . by different artists

a drawing by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen 1909, of two men laughing and criticizing a third man
a drawing by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen,  1909
     
C R I T I C S
      
a poster illustration by Adolf Hohenstein, Aceites de Oliva yAceitunas G. Sensat E Hijos Barcelona
a poster illustration by Adolf Hohenstein
    
C R I T I C S
      
Club Snobs by Novelist and cartoonist William Makepeace Thackeray
"Club Snobs"   Novelist and cartoonist William Makepeace Thackeray
originated the English word 'snob'      click image twice for full size
     
C R I T I C S
      
a 1938 Jaro Fabry illustration of historic USA General George Washington disapproving of a woman's singing of the national anthem, for Collier's magazine
a 1938 Jaro Fabry illustration of historic USA General George Washington disapproving of a woman's singing of the national anthem
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Gluyas Williams cartoon about a self-conscious man in public
"I am mortified to discover that the unpleasant looking man is none other than myself." 
a Gluyas Williams cartoon
     
C R I T I C S
      
Carl Otto Czeschka, severe critics of the theater orchestra
Carl Otto Czeschka      click twice
     
C R I T I C S
      
a firing squad about to execute a man, This is what you get for trying to be a wit!
"This is what you get for trying to be a wit."
    
C R I T I C S
      
a Fred Barnard illustration for Charles Dickens, a grinning gentleman and an angry old woman
a Fred Barnard illustration for Charles Dickens       click twice
     
C R I T I C S
      
an illustration of a 1596 hotel with low standards
a 1596 hotel with low standards       click twice
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Carl Spitzweg painting of a harlequin jester imprisoned in a cell
a Carl Spitzweg painting
     
C R I T I C S
      
Franz von Bayros, a court member inspects the king's next concubine for acceptable suitability
Franz von Bayros
     
C R I T I C S
      
Russian visitors at the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow are looking at USA kitchen conveniences
at the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow       click twice
    
C R I T I C S
      
a John P. McCutcheon illustration, Clara inspected the whole layout through the spectacles that she carried on a mother-of-pearl handle
a John P. McCutcheon illustration       click twice
"Clara observed the whole layout through the spectacles 
that she carried on a mother-of-pearl handle"  
     
C R I T I C S
      
a John P. McCutcheon 1920 cartoon illustration
"She was just as pale and emaciated and hungry as ever,  the arms floating idly and the front part of her all caved in,  but now these same critics gazed at her pop-eyed as she went moping by and remarked,  'Isn't she wonderful!'"    John P. McCutcheon,  1920
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Michael Sowa image of a small rabbit trying clothes in a bedroom mirror
Michael Sowa
     
C R I T I C S
      
a card from the Wiener Werkstätte, Mister B. Mouring Der Gelehrte Affe, an educated yellow monkey is inspecting human skulls
from the Wiener Werkstätte
     
C R I T I C S
      
pimple advertisements 1930s, Hi there pimply face!
from two different magazine advertisements:  "Hi there,  Pimply Face!"
"I can't take a boy with THAT many pimples!"
    
C R I T I C S
      
A 1950 cartoon about criticism and perfection
A 1950 cartoon       click twice
     
C R I T I C S
      
an 1897 fashion mistake illustration for big burly men in loud plaids
1897  "Another thing for the too robust type of man to consider is the style of his trousers ...
such brazen plaids only make him appear offensively aggressive in size."
     
C R I T I C S
      
a 1954 advertising slogan, Skinny Girls Don't Have Oomph!
"Skinny Girls Don't Have Oomph!"    a 1954 advertising slogan
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Rea Irvin 1923 cartoon illustration of a woman with low standards in men
"That embrace was a relevation of rapture to Angie,
who still had an amateur rating"
 Rea Irvin,  1923
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Leonard Starr story panel
her:  "She really was marvelous wasn't she?"     him:  "IS marvelous."
a Leonard Starr story panel       click twice 
    
C R I T I C S
      
a J. Bernard Partridge cartoon, Captured by a desultory enthusiast in an art gallery
"Captured by a desultory enthusiast."     J. Bernard Partridge
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Ronald Searle drawing of a senior couple at the beach in Miami
a Ronald Searle drawing       click twice
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Moriz Jung Wiener Werkstätte 1907 card showing bad musicians torturing an audience
Moriz Jung,  Wiener Werkstätte 1907       click twice
     
C R I T I C S
      
an Ed Fisher 1966 cartoon showing a king and his jester's political satire"What I like about you,  Peterkin,  is that your political satire is inept."     Ed Fisher,  1966
     
C R I T I C S
      
a Ronald Reilly cartoon about artists and Mothers
sign: 'MOTHER'     Mother: "This is the thanks I get?"
    
C R I T I C S
      
a Robert Crumb Weirdo Magazine #17 cover showing a disapproving senior woman
"Wait!  Stop!  DON'T LOOK!  This is NOT a nice magazine!"     Robert Crumb,  Weirdo Magazine 
     
C R I T I C S
      
a good little tractor in a Paul Pinson children's book illustration
a good tractor in a Paul Pinson children's book illustration
     
C R I T I C S
      
the critic's dream by Adolf Reinheimer
the critic's dream by Adolf Reinheimer
    
See this week's comedy at . . .
https://hoorayforsarcasm.blogspot.com/