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ROSE ET NOIR (UPBEAT AND DOWNBEAT)

L’Ombre de la Liberte (1931)Paul Iribe;12  ½” x 10”;litho I of IX from Rose et Noir In 1931, the Nicolas Paris-based wine store chain, produced a deluxe lithographic project , titled, Rose et Noir. This effort was a bid to … Continue reading

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RENÉ VINCENT—A DECO ARTIST WITH A DIFFERENCE!

One of the most prolific and accomplished French graphic designers of the art deco era (1910-1940) was René Vincent (1879-1936). What I like most about his work is its rootedness in bodies and objects of palpable heft, in contrast to … Continue reading

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LIFE AT SEA: NAUTICAL GRAPHICS THAT STAY ON COURSE!

                              Crociere Estate (1935) Gino Boccasile;11″ x 8 1/4″;B+,P There is something hard to describe but quite overwhelming about vintage graphics that capture the play of light on the high seas. The figure shown here could have caught some rays … Continue reading

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“Come Fly with Me”—VINTAGE TRAVEL BROCHURES

Not that long ago, if you were contemplating a trip—say, at Christmastime—you wouldn’t Google destinations and then take a virtual tour through a prospective hotel room. No, you’d go to a travel agency where there would be walls full of … Continue reading

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