Showing posts with label leopards. Show all posts
Showing posts with label leopards. Show all posts

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Powerful Lines

L'azienda del campo, 1924, via Chaudron

For my second post dedicated to the Italian artist Duilio Cambellotti, I wanted to focus on his draughtsman's skill
and the beauty of his expressive line work, as shown in his illustrations, sketches, woodcuts, prints and ceramics.
In the near future I am planning to share some of his beautiful illustrations for the Arabian Nights 
and other striking colorful artworks.

illustration for Canzoncine, 1918

illustrations for La siepe di smeraldo, 1920

illustrations for the school textbook Allegretto e Serenella, 1921

Albero e Aquile, 1929

Il Serpente, 1930

Corvi, 1931

Leggende romane, 1935


Leopard Jug

I scanned these two pages from one of my books, but now I can't locate it ...
will update the info as soon as I find it!

Carezzando il gatto, 1946

Monday, August 19, 2013

Eclectic Delights

poster for Overlook Press, early 1970s

When I started the Animalarium a little over four years ago, one of my first posts
was dedicated to Milton Glaser, who has been one of my heroes for a long long time.
As more of his works surface online, today I am even more impressed by the quality 
and variety of his immense artistic and graphic output. Having recently watched
the documentary Milton Glaser: to Inform and Delight and a number of his lectures and
 interviewsI am inspired to pay homage again to this giant of visual communication 
and overall gracious human being. The following images come from various 
online sources, but most of them were first featured on the website of the 

Book covers, 1959-60

Colorvision brochure, 1963

Show, The Magazine of the Arts, September 1963

poster to promote book, 1969 

bird for Unicef poster, late 1960s–early 1970s

Sans tabac poster, 1977

San Diego Jazz Festival, 1983

Night of The Snow Leopard, 1983

two sketches for the Buffalo Zoological Gardens, 1983

Illustration for Le Poète Assassiné by Apollinarie, 1984

Catskill Cuisine, 1990s

Lonely Cat, 2003

poster for Overlook Press, 2011

poster for the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, 2013

still going strong after 60 years...


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