Tag Archives: art deco

Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The elevator and mailbox in the lobby of the famous Brill Building. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” a novelty fabric designed by Ralph Barton based on his illustrations for the Anita Loos novel of the same name, crêpe de Chine, 1927. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Deco Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The NYC Mercury in Chicago, 1936. Via the Facebook group Atomic Samba. Click on the image to enlarge.

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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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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. Click on the images to enlarge. Related Back here I toured some other L.A. art deco landmarks.

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Porn star Asa Akira on her two hooking experiences. Occam’s Razor is collecting all the major mainstream media reviews — positive, negative, and in between — of Nicholas Wade’s A Troublesome Inheritance. A phototour of some wonderful California art … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour: Los Angeles’s Pantages Theatre

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As I implied earlier, this past weekend I was at the Pantages Theatre to see the touring company production of Book of Mormon. As wonderful and hilarious as the show was, it was almost upstaged by the venue itself, an … Continue reading

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