Monthly Archives: September 2013

THE INIMITABLE L’ILLUSTRATION!

Whereas now we have the internet to put us into a state of dazzlement about the creative energies of the whole wide world, 75 years ago there was L’Illustration, the flagship of the French fleet of vehicles of visual impact.  

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THE ERTÉ TOUCH

Erté (Romain de Tirtoff [1892-1990]) declined to go along with the urging of his father, an admiral of the Russian fleet, to take up a military career; but, notwithstanding, his was an endeavor as a navigator and warrior, of a … Continue reading

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A FORTUNE (OF GRAPHICS) IN FORTUNE (THE MAGAZINE)

                           Fortune February 1937  Antonio Petruccelli (cover artist) Whereas in Europe, particularly France, the rapid advances in printing technology in the era closing out the 19th century and opening out the 20th century were promptly and gloriously pressed into the … Continue reading

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BJARKE INGELS AND THE NEW BIG

Bjarke Ingels is a young Danish architect who has generated a wealth of interest amongst those who look to architectural design to help pull us out of the protracted doldrums of public life, and private life.

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BACK TO SCHOOL: PUTTING ONE’S BEST FOOT FORWARD!

                                                     A 50′s co-ed, working late!

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