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The Golden Book


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


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


Previous posts about illustrators. • The Work of Walter Crane • The art of John Thompson • Arthur Zaidenberg’s À Rebours revisited • Die Buecher der Chronika der drei Schwestern • Die Arbeit des Todes by Ferdinand Barth • The Eerie Book • Fritz Eichenberg’s illustrated Poe • The psychedelic art of Nicole Claveloux • […]

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