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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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THE PARIS PAINTINGS OF ALBERT MARQUET

Today I want to take a look at how Albert Marquet (1875-1947), a close friend of Henri Matisse and generally regarded as a second-rate practitioner of post-Impressionist painting, found his way to harmonics that still speak to us.

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CRUISIN’

There’s something about the sea, and it has a lot to do with motion. It also has a lot to do with the glamor of joy amidst the unknown. That might seem a bit abstruse for a design project dug … Continue reading

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MARIO PUPPO (1905-1977)

  The history of Italian graphic design over the past hundred years or so presents us with keen insights into arts reflections about the modern era. Be it the improvisation upon Jugenstil (German Art Nouveau) by Marcello Dudovitch, the deco … Continue reading

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