February 28, 2010

Image Dive 6


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Bruno Munari, 1970, Presence of the Ancestors 1
Bruno Munari, 1970, Presence of the Ancestors 1



Stephen Gooden, illus. Aesop's Fables, 1936
Stephen Gooden, illus. Aesop's Fables, 1936



Blair Hughes-Stanton, wood engraving for Alone by Walter de la Mare
Blair Hughes-Stanton, wood engraving for Alone by Walter de la Mare
from the collection of Richard Sica


Blair Hughes-Stanton, wood engraving for Alone by Walter de la Mare
Blair Hughes-Stanton, wood engraving for Alone by Walter de la Mare
from the collection of Richard Sica



Cyril E. Power, The Vortex, 1929 (color linocut)
Cyril E. Power, The Vortex, 1929 (color linocut)



Sybil Andrews, The Gale, 1930 (color linocut)
Sybil Andrews, The Gale, 1930 (color linocut)

The above two images come from the book Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914 - 1939.


Etienne Delessert, illus. for Ionesco, Story Number 2, 1970
Etienne Delessert, illus. for Ionesco, Story Number 2, 1970

Excluded from my posts of French kids' books (1, 2) because of the late date.


Kees Van Dongen, pochoir illus. for Hassan Badreddine el Bassraoui, 1926
Kees Van Dongen, pochoir illus. for Hassan Badreddine el Bassraoui, 1926



Louis Wain, from Tinker Tailor
Louis Wain, from Tinker Tailor



Roland Topor, Popiersie, color lithography
Roland Topor, Popiersie, color lithography



Werner Klemke, The Golden Spider, Film poster, East Germany. From Graphis Annual 59-60
Werner Klemke, The Golden Spider, Film poster, East Germany. From Graphis Annual 59-60
compliments of Sandi Vincent (see her flickr and tumblr)


Hayv Kahrman, Fashion in the UAE 11
Hayv Kahraman, Fashion in the UAE 11

It was really hard to select only ten images for this post of Hayv's work, so here's another one. Visit her website.


Hermann Finsterlin, Die Insel der Sirene, 1917
Hermann Finsterlin, Die Insel der Sirene, 1917

One of my favorite posts is Wandering from Organ to Organ with Hermann Finsterlin. Read those quotes!



Humoristische Karte von Europa im Jahre 1870
Humoristische Karte von Europa im Jahre 1870



Map caricature
Map caricature

I cannot remember the name of the book the above two maps come from. It was a giant 1980s German-language book on caricature.


Jan Marcin Szancer, Proj. kostiumu nr 26 do "Symfonii Fantastycznej," watercolor, gouache
Jan Marcin Szancer, Proj. kostiumu nr 26 do "Symfonii Fantastycznej," watercolor, gouache

Intense work from Szancer, whose children's books I featured twice before.


Mervyn Peake, illus. for Joad
Mervyn Peake, illus. for The adventures of the young soldier in search of the better world by C.E.M. Joad, 1943

Recommended purchase: Mervyn Peake: The Man and His Art (I don't think anything from this odd little book is included)


Mervyn Peake, illus. for Joad 2
Mervyn Peake, illus. for The adventures of the young soldier in search of the better world by C.E.M. Joad, 1943



Martyrdom of St. Denis by Leon Bonnat
Martyrdom of St. Denis by Leon Bonnat
from the collection of Richard Sica


Richard Sica, Death
Richard Sica, Death

A personal work by frequent AJRMS contributor Richard Sica


Russian book cover
Russian book cover



Sinedeg Gandolgor, Za blagodenie chitrostu, 1973
Sinedeg Gandolgor, Za blagodenie chitrostu, 1973



Felix Labisse, illustration for Desnos poem, 1944
Felix Labisse, illustration for Desnos poem, 1944



Hadiah-i Shah-i Parian, Layla Iman (Ahi)
Hadiah-i Shah-i Parian, Layla Iman (Ahi)

Leftover from Iranian Kids' Books 3


Josef Lada, illus. for Svet Kricka by Petr Kricka, 1936
Josef Lada, illus. for Svet Kricka by Petr Kricka, 1936

I featured Lada in this post.


Josef Lada, Kalamajika - Rikadla a drobne pribehy, 1936
Josef Lada, Kalamajika - Rikadla a drobne pribehy, 1936



Kay Nielsen, illus. for De ce feu sortit un petit oiseau, 1929
Kay Nielsen, illus. for De ce feu sortit un petit oiseau, 1929

Printed in an edition of 400, this seems to be harder-to-find than many of Nielsen's books


Design ideas by Benedictus, printed in pochoir by Jean Saude, 1930
Design ideas by Benedictus, printed in pochoir by Jean Saude, 1930



Mr. Ed, Vivo poster
Mr. Ed, Vivo poster

See more of Mr. Ed's work.


kapitankamikaze, czacha
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Bruno Munari, 1970, Presence of the Ancestors 2
Bruno Munari, 1970, Presence of the Ancestors 2


Previous dives: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

A reminder that I'm now posting images on tumblr

3/1/10 update: I totally forgot about "Image Dive 5" (a good one too!), so I retitled this "6"

February 25, 2010

On Sawing Goethe

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February 21, 2010

Riding the Roller Coaster with Ganga Devi

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February 18, 2010

February 14, 2010

February 11, 2010

Soap Opera Digest

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February 10, 2010

Old Man Winter Comes to Town

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February 7, 2010

The Takeo Takei Lab of Ornithology

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February 3, 2010

Les Fleurs du Skull

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February 2, 2010

From the Wombwood Circulating Library

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