Sunday, July 26, 2020

C H I L D R E N . . . by different artists

a Phil May 1894 drawing of two crying children called, much ado
a Phil May illustration,  1894
      
C H I L D R E N
      
The two girls found themselves skimming over the mountain, an Elizabeth Enright children's book illustration
"The two girls found themselves skimming over the mountain"
an Elizabeth Enright children's book illustration,  1939?
     
C H I L D R E N
      
an1884 Akseli Gallen-Kallela painting of a boy and a crow
 an Akseli Gallen-Kallela painting,  1884
click image twice for full size
      
C H I L D R E N
      
1893 Pure wax boy's heads with human hair, eyebrows and glass eyes, a photograph
1893    "Pure wax boy's heads,  with human hair,  eyebrows,  and glass eyes."
      
C H I L D R E N
      
1928 toy child train
a 1928 toy train
      
C H I L D R E N
      
B is for Basil assaulted by bears, by Edward Gorey
"B is for Basil assaulted by bears"    Edward Gorey       click twice
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a 1969 Nicolas Sidjakov illustration of a boy wandering in psychedelic nature
a Nicolas Sidjakov illustration,  1969
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a traumatized boy at a public burning execution 1710?
1710?
      
C H I L D R E N
      
the misbehaving child is made to stand in the corner, a Walter Crane illustration 1880s
the misbehaving child is commanded to stand in the corner
... a Walter Crane illustration,  1880s       click twice
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a woman and child in a 1926 hotel, illustrated
in a 1926 hotel
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a John Atkinson Grimshaw painting of old and young walking
John Atkinson Grimshaw,  1800s
      
C H I L D R E N
      
Carl Otto Czeschka 1902, a little girl with a rifle and a deer
Carl Otto Czeschka,  1900       click twice
     
C H I L D R E N
      
a Basil Gogos illustration for Screen Thrills 1962
a Basil Gogos illustration,  1962
      
C H I L D R E N
      
The dunce cap was worn by the least achieving student as humiliation, illustrated by Mary Hyrchenuk 1938
The dunce cap was worn by the least achieving student as humiliation      Mary Hyrchenuk,  1938
      
C H I L D R E N
      
Charles Burns' Big Baby playing with his toys
Charles Burns
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a Robert Williams painting about the past perceived danger of comic books
a Robert Williams painting       click twice
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a Caroline Goodwin illustration 1901, of a blindfolded procession of children
a Caroline Goodwin illustration,  1901
     
C H I L D R E N
      
from a Russian children's book 1970s, an ideal family at the dining table
from a Russian children's book,  1970s
      
C H I L D R E N
      
from a 1963 Russian children's book, cold war fears and nuclear war
a 1963 Russian children's book       click twice
      
C H I L D R E N
      
the 1912 Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind playground equipment, a photograph
1912   "Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind"
      
C H I L D R E N
      
Hans Thoma 1885, a baby riding a flying bird
Hans Thoma,  1885
      
C H I L D R E N
      
Heinrich Zille, mothers introducing babies to each other
Heinrich Zille       see full size
     
C H I L D R E N
      
Garbage Pail Kids Dental Flossie chewing gum and sticker by Bill Elder 1986
"Garbage Pail Kids"  chewing gum and sticker     Bill Elder,  1986
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a Ronald Searle drawing of a boy playing in a fountain and an angry guard
Ronald Searle
      
C H I L D R E N
      
an Ivar Arosenius painting of a tiny child exploring a room
an Ivar Arosenius painting       click twice
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a 1960s flicker ring showed different images when seen from other angles, Swee' Pea from Popeye
a 1960s flicker ring showed different images when seen from other angles
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a Garrett Price wartime editorial illustration 1941, a running girl in rifle crosshairs
a Garrett Price wartime editorial illustration,  1941       click twice
     
C H I L D R E N
      
a 1906 cartoon of a baby peeing on a stranger in a park
1906 France
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a Theodor Kittelsen illustration of an unusual child
a Theodor Kittelsen drawing
      
C H I L D R E N
      
a Wende and Harry Devlin illustration of children at Halloween
a Wende and Harry Devlin children's book illustration
     

Sunday, July 19, 2020

C O M P L E X I T Y . . . by different artists

a crate strapping tool illustrated
a crate strapping tool
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a Seymour Chwast design of crowded airplanes pushed together
a Seymour Chwast design       click image twice for full size
    
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
an Édouard Riou illustration
an Édouard Riou illustration
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a Victor Rutz 1955 travel poster illustration of a festive crowd on a woman's hat
a Victor Rutz travel poster illustration,  1955       click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a 1950 photograph of birds in flight, a flock of gulls
a 1950 photograph
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
an Alex Toth story panel for  Black Hood
an Alex Toth story panel for  "Black Hood"       click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
old ornamented walls from the Alhambra palace in Spain illustrated
old ornamented walls from the Alhambra palace in Spain
    
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a 1950s story panel from the MAD's Restaurant! by Bill Elder, showing a crowded busy restaurant
a 1950s story panel from the MAD's  "Restaurant!"  by Bill Elder
click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
Erik Desmazieres art, complicated stairs
Erik Desmazieres
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a David Schnell painting
a David Schnell painting       see full size
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
an Arthur Rackham illustration
an Arthur Rackham illustration
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
      
an Erik Nitsche design for General Dynamics with silhouette and arrows
 an Erik Nitsche design for  "General Dynamics"
click twice     
    
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a Wallace Wood Dynamo ... The Maze cover illustration
a Wallace Wood  "Dynamo ... The Maze"  story cover awaiting color
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
color calligraphy art
color calligraphy       click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a timepiece with exposed works in a close up color photograph
a timepiece with exposed works
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a messy traffic procession with rats in 1840
a procession in 1840       click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
tangled antlers from the Dr. Seuss children's book If I Ran The Zoo
from the Dr. Seuss children's book  "If I Ran The Zoo"
    
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
1905 Luna Park at Coney Island USA, a photograph
1905 Luna Park at Coney Island USA       click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
Dennis The Menace by Hank Ketcham 1956, Dennis runs wild in a toy store
'Dennis The Menace' by Hank Ketcham,  1956
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a 1939 direct drive hydrant pump illustrated
a 1939 direct drive hydrant pump
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a Richard Estes painting
partial detail from a Richard Estes painting       click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
an airplane cockpit 1940? photograph
an airplane cockpit,  1940?
    
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a Mattias Adolfsson drawing of an astronaut
a Mattias Adolfsson drawing       see full size
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a Leonard Weisgard illustration of swimming fish
a Leonard Weisgard illustration
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
Harpo Marx in a funny photograph
Harpo Marx
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
elaborate theater at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair illustrated
elaborate theater at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair       see full size

C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a Wallace Wood story cover for Two Fisted Tales
a Wallace Wood story cover for  "Two Fisted Tales"  awaiting color
    
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
Kirkland Smith art, a smiling man made of many small objects
by Kirkland Smith
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a 1910 cartoon, Possibilities for the motorcycle tourist of the future
a 1910 cartoon  "Possibilities for the motorcycle tourist of the future"
click twice
     
C O M P L E X I T Y
        
a photograph of scientists working on equations at a giant chalk board