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Illustrated essays about visual culture by Rick Poynor
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Illustration by Bohumil Štěpán for Praštěné pohádky (Crazy Fairy Tales), published by SNDK, Prague, 1965. From the essay: designobserver.co...
Illustrations by Bohumil Štěpán for Crazy Fairy Tales
Cover of Man Modified, published by Paladin, London, 1971, showing "The Human Factory" by Fritz Kahn, 1926. From the essay: The Body as Factory: Anatomy of an Image. observatory.desig...
fritz kahn - Google Search
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...
Portfolio Visual, Barry Tullett, Aufgab Von, Typewriters Poster, Typewriters Art, Lost Art, Design Observational, Dante 2010, Canto Xix Th
barrie tullett purgatory: canto XIX—The Covetous, from A Typographic Dante 2010
Rediscovering the Lost Art of the Typewriter : Design Observer
Google search results for Tatlin at Home, a photomontage by Raoul Hausmann. From the essay: Why Tatlin Can Never Go Home Again. observatory.desig...
Hausmann Photomontage, Raoul Hausmann, Google Search, Design Observation, 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
Thoughts Catalog, Visual Unconsci, Slices Open, Design Articles, Permanent Revel, Graphics Design, Covers Design, Book Design, Rick Poynor
'slicing open the eyeball: rick poynor on surrealism & the visual unconscious' - mark defy, 2011 [thought catalog article; rick poyner interview + reflection on surrealism]
been looking through my copy of this little book all day. one of my quirky favorites on my surrealism shelves. cover design features oscar dominguez's 'freud' magus card from the 'jeu de marseille' deck.
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
Skulls, Tattoo'S Idea, Russian Prison Tattoo'S, Russian Styles, Russian Tattoo'S Prison, Outlaw Tattoo'S, House, Traditional Tattoo'S, Russian Criminal Tattoo'S
Russian Prison Tattoo
Prison Art Skull Drawings Many of the tattoos are
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, Pop Art, Empire News, Arti Inspiration, Eduardo Paolozzi, Art Attack, Paolozzi Screenprint
Pop Art 2
Eduardo Paolozzi Screenprints
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, La Duré, Time Transfix, Rene Magritte, Chicago, Rene Magritte, Paintings, Art Institut, Oils On Canvas
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
Postmodern, November 1964, Hanov Galleries, Hamilton Catalogu, Ss14 Trends, Paintings Etc 56 64, 1964 89, Richard Hamilton, 1964 Artists
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.
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, Covers Design, Illustrations Catrin, 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, Lighting Design, Eno Exhibitions, Municipal Museums, Design Observational, Visual Artists, Amsterdam 1984, Brian Eno
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
Poster Book, Cover Design, Classic Design, Graphics Design, Design Antholog, Covers Design, Book Covers, Design Observational, 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
Poster, Graphics Sen
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 Sharpe Oz No, Publication 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, London 1970, Jonathon Capes, Author Artists, 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, Competition Entry, Peter O'Tool, Design Observational, Covers Competition, 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, Surrealism Baby, Baby First Years, 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
Paolozzi Years, Head Screens, 10 Chage Destroyer, Artists Eduardo, Paolozzi Automobile, Eduardo Paolozzi, Artie Design, Automobile Head, 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, Leisur Art, Art Publishing, British Editing, Century Design, Erik Nitsch, Book Covers, Design Observational, Poster Quadro-Negro
A History of the Machine designed by Erik Nitsche: 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, Artists, Design Observer, Peter O'Tool, Graphics Design, Canvas, The Cities, Design Observational, Collage I
What Does J.G. Ballard Look Like? Part 2: Observatory: Design Observer
Illustration by Phoebe Gloeckner for The Atrocity Exhibition, Re/Search, 1990. From the essay: What Does J.G. Ballard Look Like?
Ballard S Th Atroc, Atroc Exhibitions, Art Inspiration, Illustration, Posts, Design Observational, 1990, Exhibitions By Phoebe, Ballard Atroc
Illustration By Phoebe Gloeneker for J.G. Ballard's "Atrocity Exhibition" What Does J.G. Ballard Look Like?: Observatory: Design Observer
Illustration for The Atrocity Exhibition by Phoebe Gloeckner
Chris Foss, Second Stage Lensman by E. E. “Doc” Smith, published by Panther, 1973. From the essay: Chris Foss and the Technological Sublime