Category Archives: graphic art

Pamela Colman Smith (1878-1951), from her Tarot Card series

Beautiful image which must have some recall of Japonica, Japanese art, especially for example, Hiroshige.   Advertisements

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Ferenc Helbing (Hungary, 1870-1958), The Garden of Eden

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Tjebbe van Tijen, Chanel Smell of Death

See his very thoughtful discussion of Marilyn Monroe used by Chanel and Chanel’s history with antisemitism. Sort of ironic that Chanel, who planned to profit from Hitler, ended up using the image of a woman who converted to Judaism when … Continue reading

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Chaneling Bond

Beautiful image from Nylon Pinkley. See her photostream. I’m a sucker for 70s colors, it seems.  

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Camera 35, 1971

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Rolph Armstrong, Pinup

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Virginia Mori, Illustrator

Virginia Mori is very much in the style of Edward Gorey but much darker. See this link.

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Louis Carriere, French pulp fiction artist

I just ran across this and thought it was funny. What is that guy wearing? (If it’s a guy–Oh, wait, he’s French. I lived there in 1990 and they really did still wear scarves). He is even more peculiar than the flasher … Continue reading

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Victor Moscoso, Miller Blues Band Poster, San Francisco

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Stunning works posted in 2015

  Nishant Dange, one of my favorite artists that I discovered this year. Beautiful portraits in charcoal. Vania Zouravliov can’t get enough of this artist. Mesmerizing graphic artist/painter with very dark works. Zdislaw Beksinski unquestionably the greatest artist I discovered this … Continue reading

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