Sunday, July 30, 2006


Adolphe Mouron (A M Cassandre)
Born Ukraine 1901- Died France 1968
Graphic Genius!

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Alain Saint-Ogan

Alain Saint-Ogan (1895 - 1974, France) I find his work immensely attractive. Wonderfuly fluid and charming...
Many times designing animated commercials I thought of his style.
Saint-Ogan started to draw professionaly in 1913. A true pioneer of "la ligne claire"!

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Colour Film

I always loved the colour of films....In the early seventies I went to the science Museum in London to see an exhibition about Kinemacolour, one of the earliest, most efficient colour systems for moving pictures. I had the catalogue of the exhibition with B/W reproductions of the film strips. I experimented scanning these and colourising them green and red (The filters used to film and project the images) with the computer. I mounted the two layers in transparency and to my delight and astonishment these were the results. Pure magic!!!
If you want to know more about the system try to "google" it and find out about the technical specifications.

Tuesday, July 25, 2006




Eva Duarte (Eva Peron)

Monday, July 24, 2006

Tottenham Court Road

More bad photos of good Paolozzi's art.

Eduardo Paolozzi

Last week I took these very bad photos of the beautiful mosaics Scottish artist Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi (March 7, 1924April 22, 2005) had created for the London Underground station Tottenham Court Road.

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Politics III


Stock Exchange Crash viewed by the "New Masses"

Less than flattering caricature of Rosa Luxembourg.

By the Mexican Painter David Alfaro Siqueiros.

Soviet poster against organised religions

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Politics 2

Friday, July 21, 2006

Politics 1

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

la ligne claire

Naturaly, the copyright of these works belong to their rightful owners

Georges Remi (Hergé)
22/05/1907 - 3/3/1983, Belgium

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

18 de Julio de 1936

Today is the 70th aniversary of the beggining of the Spanish Civil War.

Hoy es el 70 aniversario del comienzo de La Guerra Civil Española.