Friday, May 11, 2012

Vintage French prints, hanging out & Ida Bohatta

A marvelous wandering around HPrints, savoring the old illustrations, ads and prints, a veritable feast of visuals, many quintessentially French.
Bruyère (Perfumes) & Chanel (Back) 1947 Paulin
by Maurice Paulin

Jacques Griffe (Perfumes) 1953 René Gruau, Mistigri

Adam, La Revue de L'Homme
by Henri Matisse
Vogue USA 1933 January 15th Benito
Vogue USA
by Rene Gruau

by Valentine Gross Hugo

by Valentine Gross Hugo
by Valentine Gross Hugo
Naillod 1929 Nude Sexy Looking Girl
by L Naillod

Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) 1926 P2 L'Oiseau Enchanté, Venus, Le Bracelet
by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff)Erté (Romain de Tirtoff)

by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff)Erté (Romain de Tirtoff)
L'Illustration Noel 1900 Maurice de Lambert, George Scott, Caran d'Ache
Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) 1926 P3 Le Premier Cheveu Blanc, La Rose de diamants
by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff)Erté (Romain de Tirtoff)

by Jean-Gabriel Domergue
Lepape & Mariette Lydis 1934 P1 La Femme chez elle Art Deco Style Evening Gown 2 Drawing
by Mariette Lydis
by Lucha Truel
by Jean Cocteau
by Paul Iribe
Jean Cocteau 1945 ''Les Anges'' Angel Wing
by Jean Cocteau

by Jean Cocteau

Le Mystère Picasso

100 Years in 10 Minutes (1911 - 2011 in 10 Minutes)

ooh, champagne marshmallows. *want

From the amazing group of photographs on Acid Cow called Awesome People Hanging Out Together.
Jimi Hendrix and Brian Jones
Pee Wee Herman and Anderson Cooper
Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin
Andy Warhol and John Lennon - interesting video about Warhol at the Lennon's house with Steve Jobs, first time on the computer
Princess Diana, David Bowie and more at Live Aid 1985
Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg, from the New  Yorker, 
Penetrating Aether: The Beat Generation and Allen Ginsberg’s America

an unlikely sisterhood, Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald
Janis Joplin and Grace Slick
Brigit Bardot and Picasso
Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly
Warhol and Hitchcock
1909 rush hour


Your brain on drugs books.
Your brain on books
Neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene explains his quest to understand how the mind makes sense of written language
It seems to be the fireworks fashion of the times to shoot them out of tall buildings.
Adds a touch of kundalini imagery to the event I think.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai - New Years Eve Fireworks 2011

Ida Bohatta -1900 - 1992

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