— Morley Stockings

I came across this illustration this morning and discovered it to be a detail of a 1951 Morley Stockings advertisement, so went looking for the actual ad (which you can see by following the Read More).

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— Repulsion

German poster for Repulsion, starring Catherine Deneuve and directed by Roman Polanski, UK, 1965

 

The artist illustrating this poster was Jan Lenica (1928-2001).

 

…oh, Roman Polanski is 80 years old today.

 

Via: Movie Poster of The Day

 

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— Hilda Rock Climbing

Hilda Rock Climbing, by Duane Bryers (American, 1911-2012); an early 1960s hardware calendar illustration. Watercolor on board

 

Hilda is drawn in that pin-up style so redolent of the time, but is herself quite clearly something other than archetypal.

 

Via: Flying Cat

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— Tail Of Wood

The English Group: Completed Project

 

A new website – designed by Simone, realised by Alice, and built by Phil – for our favourite client of the moment and featuring all that’s interesting in up-and-coming art.

 

Check out www.tailofwood.com