Friday, June 30, 2006

Hugo Pratt

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Thursday, June 29, 2006

Phil Hale

Phil Hale is a genius.
This pictures are from "Goad, the many moods of Phil Hale", published by Donald M. Grant, publisher, Inc.
The copyright of these works belong to their rightful owners

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

"Punch" November 1933

Thomas Derrick




Thomas Derrick

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Marshall Arisman

Sound and fury signifying a lot.

Monday, June 26, 2006

Milton Glaser

Wonderful Milton Glaser

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Robert Osborn

Robert Osborn, USA.1904-1994, was an extraordinary and dynamically expressive line artist. A predecesor of our much admired and respected antipodean pencil master Elliot Cowan

Friday, June 23, 2006


Norman Rockwell, Paris 1932

Bernard Buffet, Paris 1960

Edward Hopper, Paris 1909

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Colour Photography

Reputedly this is the 1st colour photograph. A Scottish ribbon, photographed by James Clerk Maxwell in 1861 in three separate lantern slides.

A Photochromoscope by Frederick E. Ives from 1892.

Another Photochromoscope by Ives, from 1897

Wednesday, June 21, 2006


The Lumiere Brothers not only invented the "Kinematograph" but they also invented the "Autochrome", a wonderful system to record colour images on a glass plate.
They had an exquisite eye for photographic aesthetics. These Proustian photographs were taken by them between 1906 and 1910.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Japanese Graphics 20's and 30's

Monday, June 19, 2006

Willis O'Brien

Ray Harryhausen presented this picture of Mighty Joe Young by Willis O'Brian (USA 1886-1962) in last Saturday's edition of the Guardian. Really beautiful and evocative.

Saturday, June 17, 2006

Kathe Kollwitz

Rare colour work by Kathe Kollwitz (Germany, 1867-1945)