Sunday, September 27, 2020

O D D N E S S . . . by different artists, part 3

Gregory Manchess, a strange scene at night at a train rail crossing
Gregory Manchess
      
O D D N E S S
        
an Édouard Riou illustration for the 1800s Jules Verne book Journey to the Center of the Earth, with giant mushrooms
an Édouard Riou illustration for the 1800s Jules Verne book  'Journey to the Center of the Earth'
      
O D D N E S S
        
a Maurice Vellekoop illustration of a strange theater stage set
a Maurice Vellekoop illustration       click image twice for full size
      
O D D N E S S
        
Abigail Rorer art, a shark plant with thorns
Abigail Rorer art
      
O D D N E S S
        
big hair in 1906, an illustration of a pretty woman with very long hair
big hair in 1906
      
O D D N E S S
        
size comparison in 1913, an ocean liner in a city square
size comparison in 1913       see full size
      
O D D N E S S
        
Charles Burns Dope Comics, All Marijuana Issue, a strange man smoking weed
"Dope Comics"    Charles Burns
      
O D D N E S S
        
a Bernhard Pankok cabinet at the 1902 Turin Exposition
a Bernhard Pankok cabinet at the 1902 Turin Exposition 
      
O D D N E S S
        
Chris Kenny art, bent twigs look like little human people
Chris Kenny art       click twice
      
O D D N E S S
        
a strange 1945 woman model, posing in an advertising photograph
a 1945 model,  posing
      
O D D N E S S
        
a 1928 illustration of urban vertigo by R.B. Fuller
a 1928 illustration
      
O D D N E S S
        
Michael Sowa, a giant snail in the streets
Michael Sowa       click twice
      
O D D N E S S
        
a post card of a tree growing out of a house, Winchester Vermont USA
a tree growing out of a house,  USA
      
O D D N E S S
        
a strange model smiling from a clothing catalog
from a 1923 clothing catalog
      
O D D N E S S
        
a Peter Helck historic illustration of a vehicle transporting to flatlands for a 1929 land speed record attempt
a Peter Helck historic illustration of a vehicle transporting to flatlands
for a 1929 land speed record attempt       click twice
      
O D D N E S S
        
a 1923 store window display for bottled olive oil with a giant spider weba 1923 store window display for bottled olive oil
    
O D D N E S S
        
a Peter Christen Asbjørnsen 1909 illustration of women romantically tugging at an unlikely old soldier
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen,  1909
      
O D D N E S S
        
an 1881 meteorite strike on a country home, illustrated
an 1881 meteorite strike       click twice
      
O D D N E S S
        
City Of The Moon was a theatrical performance at the 1893 Chicago World's fair, a photograph with little people in costume
'City Of The Moon'  was a theatrical performance at the 1893 Chicago World's fair 
      
O D D N E S S
        
at the Shanghai World's Fair  2010
at the Shanghai World's Fair,  2010
      
O D D N E S S
        
breaking the striking textile workers in 1934 USA, a photograph of charging soldiers in a residential neighborhood
breaking the striking textile workers in 1934 USA       click twice
      
O D D N E S S
        
Eleanor Fortesque Brickdale 1919, Golden Book Of Famous Women
an Eleanor Fortesque Brickdale illustration1919
      
O D D N E S S
        
an 1876 illustration, waterspouts suck up schools of fish and rain them down
1876:  waterspouts have been known to suck up schools of fish and rain them down
      
O D D N E S S
        
a Wayne Thiebaud painting of a strange stretched landscape
a Wayne Thiebaud painting       click twice
      
O D D N E S S
        
a strange 1876 decorative porcelain jug
an 1876 decorative porcelain jug
      
O D D N E S S
        
1885 furniture with wicker silk and Turkish fringe, illustrated
1885 furniture:  wicker, silk, and Turkish fringe       see full size
     
O D D N E S S
        
a Yan Dargent drawing of a man tormented by demons
Yan Dargent
      
O D D N E S S
        
Guy Billout, a strange scene on a clothing store with a customer and salesman
Guy Billout       click twice
      
O D D N E S S
        
an old distorted photograph of John F. Kennedy by Wee Gee
a photograph of John F. Kennedy by Wee Gee
      
O D D N E S S
        
an Arthur Stadler 1921 drawing of a strange man in an odd costume
Arthur Stadler,  1921
                        
ODDNESS part 2 HERE      part 1 HERE

Sunday, September 20, 2020

JOBS OF THE PAST . . . by different artists, part 2

an Alan Dunn illustrationf for the June 1948 New Yorker magazine, a lazy man painting a house
an Alan Dunn illustration,  1948
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
an Eric Fraser colour illustration of a butcher shop
an Eric Fraser illustration
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
George Jetson and his boss at Spacely Space Sprockets, from the 1962 Hanna Barbera animated television series The Jetsons
a button-pusher at Spacely Space Sprockets,  from the 1962 Hanna Barbera
animated television series 'The Jetsons'       click image twice for full size
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a 1964 David Stone Martin illustration of men in silhouette working on a tower
a David Stone Martin illustration,  1964
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
an 1882 European sex worker by Félicien Rops
an 1882 European sex worker by Félicien Rops
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
Ja ohn Sloan image of four men loving a sex worker in a public night club
John Sloan art,  USA
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a Vincent Van Gogh painting of a farmer plowing a field
a Vincent Van Gogh painting       click twice
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
Alex Toth story panels about a professional race track photographer complaining
Alex Toth story panels about a professional race track photographer complaining
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a Tom Lovell illustration of a studio television crew with a big camera
a Tom Lovell illustration
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
an R.G. Hermann-Paul illustration of identical women typing up copies at work
R.G. Hermann-Paul
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
Pushwagner art, identical men marching out of a giant office area at the end of the day
Pushwagner       click twice
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a 1926 elevator operator in uniform, illustrated
a 1926 elevator operator
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
F.L. Griggs, a man herding sheep on a road
F.L. Griggs
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a Claude Flight linocut of men at work
a Claude Flight print
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a Rowland B. Wilson 1972 illustration from a series of magazine advertisements for insurance, My insurance company? New England Life, of course.
a Rowland B. Wilson 1972 illustration from a series of magazine advertisements for insurance 
"My insurance company? New England Life,  of course."
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a Lill Tschudi linocut print of busy waiters at a cafe or restaurant
a Lill Tschudi print       click twice
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a 1951 cartoon about construction job shortcuts by workers, a brick laying cartoon by Al Johns"Steve,  believe me,  there's no short cuts to this."    1951
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a 1964 men's magazine cartoon about boss and secretary"No typing ... no shorthand?  What do they teach at secretarial school these days?" 
from a 1964 men's magazine
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
E.A Verpilleux, a farmer and horses plowing fields in silhouette against the sky
E.A Verpilleux       click twice
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
1938 motorcycle telegram printed paper by Kerry Lee
1938 motorcycle telegram
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
Bernie Wrightson 1975, a crazy grave digger working at night
Bernie Wrightson,  1975       click twice
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a Herbert Paus 1930 illustration of men in a steel foundry
a Herbert Paus illustration,  1930
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
an old teamwork poster, The Teamworker! Always busy, always working with others, always getting things done! For All Is For Yourself
"The Teamworker!  Always busy - always working with others - always getting things done!
For All Is For Yourself"
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a parade of horses and floats, with a vintage street sweeper assigned to collect the animal droppings
a street cleaner       click twice
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
Guy Billout art, a uniformed employee vacuum cleaning a carpet in a large room
Guy Billout
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
Guy Billout art, a jackhammer is disruptive
Guy Billout
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
an August Roeseler cartoon of an unsuitable hunting dogAugust Roeseler
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a Rea Irvin illustration of a Good Humor ice cream cart on a lonely road, for The new Yorker magazine November 8 1947a Rea Irvin illustration of an ice cream cart on a lonely road
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
a 1922 illustration from Canada, of a nurse attending a baby buggy in a garden, an art technique of colour dashes
a 1922 illustration,  Canada       click twice
       
J O B S   O F   T H E   P A S T
       
C.R.W. Nevinson art, men working in a factory with many belts
C.R.W. Nevinson