A while ago I came across this book in a garage sale. Beautiful collection of Vintage Photography Figure#1 by famous photographers. See image 3 below for photographers’ credits. Thanks to Asha P. for inspiring me to scan it finally. More on some of the photographers: Earl Leaf, Man Ray, Peter Basch, Peter Martin and Philippe Halsman.
“For me, photography can be dead serious or great fun. Trying to capture the elusive truth with a camera is often frustrating toil. Trying to create an image that does not exist, except in one’s imagination, is often an elating game. I particularly enjoy this game when I play it with Salvador Dali. We were […]
An amazing collection of vintage American Art Posters 1890-1920 from the Boston Public Library. There are nearly 600 posters in this collection, below is just a sampling. Most are lithographs but there are some linocuts also. You can see echoes of Toulouse-Lautrec and Maxfield Parrish amongst others. Below is an interesting example of different deployments of the same print, […]
From The Independant: They are said to produce unparalleled sound quality. Until now, however, no one has been able to explain why 300-year-old Stradivarius violins have never been matched in terms of musical expressiveness and projection. A study has found that the secret may be explained by the consistent density of the two wooden panels […]
My friend Brady found this beauty while cleaning out his studio. It's simply amazing! The different typefaces are cool, it must have looked very mod in its day. The 'Engineering Appliance Company' is alas, no longer in business. The San Francisco street address in now condos and a google search returned no results. […]