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The Golden Book

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top left: Gordon Ertz; top right: George M Richards. bottom left: Constance Wheeler; bottom right: Boris Artzybasheff. Covers from an American adventure story magazine which ran from 1925–1935. Very lavish designs compared to the pulps it was competing against. From the excellent selection at MagazineArt.org. Elsewhere on { feuilleton } • The illustrators archive Previously […]

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The art of Boris Artzybasheff, 1899–1965

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Myths of the World (1930). Boris Artzybasheff’s humorous illustrations of anthropomorphic machines have received a lot of attention from Boing Boing recently. But Artzybasheff was a very versatile artist, not a one-trick pony, and his book and other magazine illustration is worth a look as well. These examples are from the indispensable VTS. Some of […]

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The illustrators archive

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Previous posts about illustrators. • André Castaigne’s Phantom of the Opera • The Romance of Perfume • Claude Shepperson’s First Men in the Moon • Oesterreichische Monatsbilder • Born to be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey • James Cawthorn: The Man and His Art • The artists of Future Life […]

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