Category Archives: Art

Happy Halloween

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Source. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Who Needs Architects?

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A few weeks ago, inspired by the book Buildings Without Architects, I put together a number posts about vernacular architecture. That book was no doubt inspired by another, Bernard Rudofsky’s Architecture Without Architects. Have any of you read it? I … Continue reading

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Pulp Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A book published by the excellent Hard Case Crime, art by Ron Lesser. Author Lester Dent was also the inventor of the Master Pulp Fiction Plot.

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Juxtaposin': Merry Companies

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Gustave Doré, “The Deluge,” 1866. Hi-res copy here. H/T Glynn Marshes. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Gallery of New South Wales: Australians

Eddie Pensier writes: More AGNSW pictures, this one focusing on the museum’s works by Australian artists. (I’m using a loose definition: artists who were either born or died or spent a substantial part of their lives in Australia.) I was … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The Talbot-Lago T150. Related 12 Streamlined Rides from the Age of Art Deco.

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