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INSPIRED BY FURS–A PARIS GRAPHIC REVERIE 103 YEARS OLD!

Claude Courtet, a true Paris gentleman and discerning expert on the City’s graphic splendors, was always a highlight of our searches across the ocean. One of the treasures from his shop near Moufftard, a centre of chic on paper now … Continue reading

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SPLENDID ANONYMITY–VINTAGE POSTER GEMS MINUS THE ARTIST’S NAME

Virtuoso artists tend to leave their calling cards. The waves they make are generally very traceable to a specific source–themselves. Often the personality involved becomes an integral part of the impact of the work. The economics as well as the … Continue reading

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JOYS OF DINING AS SEEN BY VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

A priority that rocks across the board is the enjoyment of food and drinks. A variation on that theme is being transported by a sterling restaurant. So much more than satisfying fare is entailed in a successful commercial dining experience. … Continue reading

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THE TEENS (1910-1920), CAPTURED IN GRAPHIC ART

The period of time stretching from 1910 to 1920 is remarkable for its enduring a devastation, or at least a huge arrest, of the excitements of omnipresent change. Most of the major departures from conventional rational life–in scientific and philosophical … Continue reading

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THE YIN AND THE YANG OF VINTAGE POSTER ART!

We’re bullish on a new movie just arrived in town, namely, Hou Hsiao Hsien’s The Assassin! The star/ protagonist is named Yinniang and her story is all about Yin and Yang. Being a professional killer you’d have to say she’s … Continue reading

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THAT 1940s LOOK AND HEART!

The 1940s brought to light, as with earlier decades and epochs, wonders of invention and tantalizing glimpses of sensibility teetering upon really breaking loose. Perhaps because that moment of the forties came to be pummelled by war of unprecedented ferocity … Continue reading

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WEEGEE–FILLING OUT BOTH SIDES OF GRAPHIC DISCOVERY

By great good fortune we have, this very week, started to come to grips with Bernard Villemot (1911-1989), in accordance with our Poster of the Month for November, one of the most patrician graphic designers; and Arthur Fellig (stumbled upon … Continue reading

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FEASTS ARE GOOD FOR YOU

The autumn time of year we’re now well underway with tends to be a time for enjoying rich foods and beverages. Here we go, then, with some culinary graphic designs which convey, with real panache, the gusto of dining! Gino … Continue reading

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THE POWERS OF SOLITUDE IN VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

The bountiful graphic instalment of lithographic marketing tends to be a blazingly public affair. Much of the stream of vignettes to that effect involves figures more or less directly addressing the public concerning the virtues of the product or service. … Continue reading

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VINTAGE GRAPHICS ALERT TO MUSIC : Second Cut

                        Mundial Dance 1913;F. Dumat;14″ x 10 5/8″;A,P, Song Sheet This little music sheet with the big color component uncovers that vein of lyrical delight whereby the power is … Continue reading

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