Art at Design Observer
Illustrated essays about visual culture by Rick Poynor
Art at Design Observer
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Illustration by Bohumil Štěpán for Praštěné pohádky (Crazy Fairy Tales), published by SNDK, Prague, 1965. From the essay: designobserver.co...
Illustration by Bohumil Štěpán for the story “Old Picture”
Illustrations by Bohumil Štěpán for Crazy Fairy Tales
Purgatory: Canto XIX — The Covetous, 2010, from A Typographic Dante, a piece of typewriter art by Barrie Tullett. From the essay: Rediscovering the Lost Art of the Typewriter. observatory.desig...
Barry Tullett, Typewriters Poster, Typewriters Art, Poster Inspiration, Lost Art, Dante 2010, Aufgabe Von, Canto Xix Th, Design
Rediscovering the Lost Art of the Typewriter : Observatory: Design Observer
barrie tullett purgatory: canto XIX—The Covetous, from A Typographic Dante 2010
Google search results for Tatlin at Home, a photomontage by Raoul Hausmann. From the essay: Why Tatlin Can Never Go Home Again. observatory.desig...
Raoul Hausmann, Hausmann Photomontage, Google Search, Design Observational, Hausmann Tatlin, Photomontage Tatlin
Cover of Surrealism: Permanent Revelation, published by Studio Vista, 1970. Book design: Gillian Greenwood. From the essay: On My Shelf: Surrealism: Permanent Revelation
Permanent Revelations, Thoughts Catalog, Visual Unconsci, Slices Open, Design Articles, Graphics Design, Book Design, Rick Poynor, Plays Cards
'slicing open the eyeball: rick poynor on surrealism & the visual unconscious' - mark defy, 2011 [thought catalog article; rick poyner interview + reflection on surrealism]
On My Shelf: Surrealism Permanent Revelation
Drawings of Russian criminal tattoos by Danzig Baldaev. Collection: Fuel, London. From the essay: Danzig Baldaev's Prison House of Flesh
Tattoo Ideas, Skull, Russian Criminal Tattoo, Russian Prison Tattoo, Russian Tattoo Prison, Outlaw Tattoo, Ink Drawings, House, Traditional Tattoo
Russian Prison Tattoo
Skulls might be fun for Aaron.
Eduardo Paolozzi, The Silken World of Michelangelo, from the series Moonstrips Empire News, screen print, 1967. From the essay: Eduardo Paolozzi, 20th-century Image-Maker
05 Art, Edoardo Paolozzi, Artists Prints, Empire News, Arti Things, Art Attack, Eduardo Poalozzi, Eduardo At Olozzi, Meaning Inspiration
1967. Eduardo Paolozzi. "Silke World of Michelangleo from Moonstrips Empire News".
Cover of Magritte A to Z, Tate Publishing, 2011, showing Magritte's Time Transfixed, 1938. Design: Tony Waddingham. From the essay: The Dictionary as Art Concept
Artists, Oil On Canvas, La Duré, Time Transfix, Chicago, Rene Magritte, Painting, Art Institut
About this painting, Magritte said: “I decided to paint the image of a locomotive (…) in order for its mystery to be evoked, another immediately familiar image without mystery — the image of a dining room fireplace — was joined.” René Magritte, “La durée poignardée (Time Transfixed)” (1938), oil on canvas. 57 7/8 x 39″ (147 x 99 cm) (The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago.
Rene Magritte - Time transfixed, 1938. Surrealism (Symbolic painting) Oil on canvas (97 x 146 cm) Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA.
''La Durée poignardée (Time Transfixed)'', Artist: René Magritte, Year: 1938, Type: Oil on canvas, Dimensions: 147 cm × 98.7 cm (57.87 in × 38.86 in). Location: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
The Dictionary as Art Concept: Observatory: Design Observer
Cover of Richard Hamilton catalogue, Paintings etc. ’56-64 at Hanover Gallery, London, 1964. From the essay: Richard Hamilton, the Great Decipherer
Hanov Galleries, November 1964, Postmodern, Ss14 Trends, Paintings Etc 56 64, Hamilton Catalogue, 1964 89, 1964 Artists, Richard Hamilton
Catalogue cover, Paintings etc. ’56-64 at Hanover Gallery, London, 1964 Artist: Richard Hamilton
 Richard Hamilton, paintings, etc., '56-64 : 20 October - 20 November 1964.
Richard Fremund, Reality, poster for a Polish film, Czechoslovakia, 1961. From the essay: In Praise of the East European Film Poster
Kicks Ass Poster, Polish Czech Poster, Movies Poster, Polish Film Poster, Film Posters, Poster 1960 S
Czech film posters
In Praise of the East European Film Poster
Cover of The Age of Wire and String, published by Granta, 2013. Illustration: Catrin Morgan. Design: Julia. From the essay: The Age of Wire and String Rebooted
Book 2013, Brown Artworks, Illustrations Catrin, Covers Design, Book Covers, String Book, Book Design, Book Editing, Ben Marcus
LL Brown Artwork by Catrin Morgan
The Age of Wire and String book designed by Catrin Morgan
Catrin Morgan, cover design for Ben Marcus' novel 'The Age of Wire and String' published by Granta Books (2013)
Catalogue for an exhibition of video art at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1984. The cover shows a work by Brian Eno. From the essay: Brian Eno, Artist of Light
Videos Art, Stedeljik Museums, Brian Enos, Light Design, Municipal Museums, Lights Design, Design Observational, Enos Exhibitions, Amsterdam 1984
work of ENO. Catalogue for an exhibition of video art at the Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam, 1984
From the Archive: Brian Eno, Artist of Light: Design Observer
eno exhibition, amsterdam 1984
Cover of The Eater of Darkness, published by Putnam Capricorn, 1959. Design by Milton Glaser. From the essay: On the Trail of the Eater of Darkness
Cover Design, Coates, Classic Design, Graphics Design, Design Antholog, Covers Design, Design Observational, Book Covers, Capricorn
Design Observer The Eater of Darkness (Cover design by Milton Glaser, 1959)
The Eather of Darkness by Robert M Coates. Published by Putnam Capricorn, 1959. Cover design by Milton Glaser.
Cover design by Martin Sharp, Ure Smith, 1968. From the essay: Martin Sharp: People, Politics and Pop
Illustration Art, Graphics Sen, Sharp Illustrations
Martin Sharp's illustrations for People, Politics and Pop
Martin Sharp, Oz no. 16, page from “The Magic Theatre” issue. From the essay: Martin Sharp: From Satire to Psychedelia
Graphic Design, Diseño Psicodélico, Moviment Hippie, Design Observational, Martin Sharp, Public Design, Magic Theatres, San Francisco, Graphics Elements
Martin Sharp, Oz no. 16, page from “The Magic Theatre”
Martin Sharp: From Satire to Psychedelia
Playpower illustrated and designed by Martin Sharp, Jonathan Cape, 1970. From the essay: On My Shelf: Richard Neville's Playpower
Plays Power, Author Artists, London 1970, Jonathon Capes, Graphics Designillustr, Artists Pop, Jonathan Capes, Comic Book, Book Covers
Play Power - by Richard Neville Jonathon Cape: London 1970. 1st Edition. 8vo Hardback. Australian author artist #pop art
On My Shelf: Richard Neville’s Playpower
Peter Chmela, book cover competition entry, 2011. From the essay: How to Cover an Impossible Book
Graphic Design, Impossible Book, Peter O'Toole, Competition Entry, Covers Competition, Design Observational, Book Covers, Peter Chmela
Postcard from Babylon: Surreal Babies, Dewi Lewis Publishing. From the essay: Surrealism in the Pre-School Years
Vintage Postcards, Vintage Wardrobe, Baby First Years, Surrealism Baby, Book Babylon, Birches Surr Baby, Baby Postcards, Postcards Panorama, Bizarre Baby
Surrealism in the Pre-School Years
Page from The Metallization of a Dream, showing Eduardo Paolozzi’s Automobile Head screen print, 1954. From the essay: On My Shelf: The Metallization of a Dream
Head Screens, Paolozzi Years, 10 Chage Destroyer, Artists Eduardo, Paolozzi Automobile, Artie Design, Automobile Head, Eduardo At Olozzi, Group 1952 1955
Cover of A History of the Machine by Robert Soulard, Leisure Arts Publishers (third British edition), first published 1962. Designed by Erik Nitsche. From the essay: On My Shelf: A History of the Machine
Machine Design, Art Publishing, Poster Frame-Black, British Editing, Century Design, Leisure Art, Erik Nitsch, Book Covers, Design Observational
A History of the Machine designed by Erik Nitsche: Observatory: Design Observer
Peter Klasen, Les Bruits de la Ville (The Noises of the City), acryllic on canvas, 1966. From the essay: What Does J.G. Ballard Look Like? Part 2
Peter Klasen, Peter O'Toole, Posts, Graphics Design, Canvas, The Cities, Design Observational, Artists Notebooks, Collage I
What Does J.G. Ballard Look Like? Part 2: Observatory: Design Observer
Peter Klasen, Les Bruits de la Ville (The Noises of the City), acryllic on canvas, 92 x 73 cm, 1966 In a
Illustration by Phoebe Gloeckner for The Atrocity Exhibition, Re/Search, 1990. From the essay: What Does J.G. Ballard Look Like?
Illustration, Posts, Saddles
Illustration By Phoebe Gloeneker for J.G. Ballard's "Atrocity Exhibition" What Does J.G. Ballard Look Like?: Observatory: Design Observer
Saddle of Spittle
Chris Foss, Second Stage Lensman by E. E. “Doc” Smith, published by Panther, 1973. From the essay: Chris Foss and the Technological Sublime