Art Nouveau Oasis
August 28, 2015

Oasis of thought in a desert of aspiration Can you guess the source of inspiration which launched this creation from within an art nouveau tapestry? Take me to the face that you show where everyone knows it is not OK. … Continue reading

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Cuckoos and clocks
August 24, 2015

You can say a lot about cuckoos and cuckoo clocks. And what you say about them can have greater impact if you say it with the right timing. The history of Cuckoo clocks goes back a long time. They remain … Continue reading

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Dreaming
June 13, 2015

Klingner’s Art Deco famous poster seems perfectly relevant for the concept of dreaming. The topic of dreaming is the subject of the following song, which some critics have said reminds them of elements of the song Hearts by the band … Continue reading

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Joseann

When I listen to The Police’s Roxanne, it gives me goosebumps. When I remember Joseann, it gives me brain bumps. Joseann Rett, there’s Bea’s dove Joseann, you don’t have to turn on the med light those says are over, you … Continue reading

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Dream Line

The following song has a distant cousin whose muse inspired the 1989 song Birthright by ABWH. Dream line Song for the Aborigi knees A newborn man dreaming in the eye scent of music in the flowers believing more in many … Continue reading

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Wunderbar
June 10, 2015

Wunderbar #WunderbarNow Everything is wunderbar now. I close my Ayes don’t wanna be mad. I wish i could count to nine, make everything good and fine I hope I can wake up tomorrow and you’ll say everything will be wunderbar … Continue reading

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Man and Dog
May 13, 2015

Photo credits: Man and dog, c. 1900, F. Davey © National Media Museum / SSPL. Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Man and Dog Portrait #RealLifeCaricature You know the expression that people look like their dogs? How does this example score? And now … Continue reading

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Swimsuit History Classics
March 21, 2015

Swimsuit History Pictorial #SwimsuitHistoryLesson Have a look at this terrific, short swimsuit history film that highlights some of the most game-changing swimsuits to be worn in the last 130 years, since people first started wearing them at the beach, the … Continue reading

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Swimsuits of History

Early 20th Century Pre-SI Swimsuit Edition #SwimsuitHistory Where would we be without swimsuits? Without question, one of fashion’s most important modern inventions has grown from a trendy full body suit to a force of fashionable attire. And as men’s swimwear … Continue reading

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Gals and Dolls
March 7, 2015

Girls and Dolls #LiberateDolls Girls love dolls. That’s just a fact. OK, not all girls love dolls. But the preponderance of the evidence suggests that the ties that bond young females and inanimate dolls, is undeniable. This photo, dating back … Continue reading

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Why Perfume Mattered

The Real Reason Scented Perfume Made Its Mark #FreeSmells Once upon a time, people stank. They stank so bad, they reeked. The putrid and odiferous stench was imbued in practically every living human being, because they bathed so infrequently. This … Continue reading

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Lovely Lady Long Legs

The Lady’s Long Legs Last Beyond A Lifetime #LiberateLegs Remember ZZ Top’s song and music video, “Legs” ? Well, in case you’ve forgotten, the video at the top of this page should be a nice refresher for you. Enjoy! And … Continue reading

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Semi-nude Parisian woman and Pan Boys

Pan Boys and semi-nude young Lady Illustration #LiberateArt In case you are not familiar with French art history, here’s a titilating semi-nude sample you may enjoy. It is Leonnec’s two page illustrated image of a young Parisian woman, laying on … Continue reading

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Cat Girls Illustration

Cats and Girls Illustrated #SaveArt Maybe it’s no Sports Illustrated, but this iconic image of cat girls in the kitchen (or is it girl cats?) is a forebearer to many modern magazine cover styles and themes. In fact, you might … Continue reading

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Post Victorian Art Nouveau Prints

Art Nouveau Prints Follow Victoria While the Victorian era may have been named after Great Britain’s Queen Victoria, the Art Nouveau period had no such monarch as its moniker’s standard bearer. The video on this page explores some wonderful Art … Continue reading

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On Art Nouveau
February 22, 2015

Art Nouveau Style Art Nouveau was a popular style that emerged in Paris in the years 1890 – 1905. The style of the poster illustration seen on this page is classic Art Nouveau with the lines, contrasting colors and font … Continue reading

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Cocky Rugby Lad

Cocky Rubgy Baller This may seem innocent enough, but you know it’s not. This outrageous fashion statement of a lady and two rugby boys made wild girls swoon for more in the Art Nouveau period. Of course, this image could … Continue reading

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Coffee Lady Art

Coffee Madamoiselle Not every coffee poster has to be of Juan Valdez. This Art Nouveau style picture uses the iconic features of the period’s art, and promotes coffee in a sophisticated format.

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