Category Archives: Commercial art

Virtual Art Gallery Du Jour: Steve Ditko

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I’ve been enjoying this biography of Steve Ditko which also contains a healthy survey of his work. Check out this trippy, psychedelic sampling of some of his comic covers and art from the late 50s and 60s. Fabrizio … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “La Chinoise”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Judge Priest”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Love that old Fox logo.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “B. Monkey”

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis”

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Il Grido”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: French poster for Antonioni’s “Il Grido.” Design by Boris Grinsson, one of the major French poster designers of the period. Related More on Grinsson.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Les Cousins”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Italian poster for this staple of the French New Wave. Featuring art by the mysterious Donelli, whose splashy watercolor style graced a few New Wave posters, including a couple for Godard’s “My Life to Live.” Godard … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Straw Dogs”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Surely one of the iconic movie advertising images of its era. When the eyeglasses have been broken, you know you’re in for trouble. One of my favorite symbolic chestnuts. Related Paleo Retiree on the “Straw Dogs” … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Vintage Tea Ads, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: “Vintage” is really superfluous: there’s no doubt these are from a very, very different era.    

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “The Golden Coach”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Sort of reminds me of that old A-ha video. With art by Clement Hurel. Related Some background on Hurel along with some more posters.

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