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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

  • Art of Frank McCarthy

    Frank McCarthy’s Movie Poster Magic

    • 968 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Film, PosterComments Off

    In another of our occasional posts on little-known artists who created very well-known film posters we take a brief look at the life and art of Frank McCarthy a man you quite possibly have never heard of but, if you have even a passing interest in movies (and...

  • Guido-Crepax-Artist

    Guido Crepax – Pop Art Milanese Style

    • 1867 Views • 1960s, ArtComments Off

    Welcome to the world of Guido Crepax – an artist probably best-known for his erotic cartoons and the Valentina character he created in 1965. However, here at VoEA we don’t really do erotic art and all that so instead we are going to take a look at the...

  • warhol jazz covers

    Andy Warhol – Cover Artist

    • 3792 Views • 1950s, 1960s, ArtComments Off

    We’ve cast an eye on the undeniably prolific Andy Warhol in a couple of previous posts – firstly looking at his Early Years and secondly when he started to make the most of his new-found fame featuring as he did in an advert for the now defunct...

  • 1965 illustration

    Illustrious Sixties Illustrations

    • 3610 Views • 1960s, ArtComments Off

    Whilst on our travels around the big old World Wide Web we’ve stumbled across these rather groovy illustrations from back in the day which have been taken from assorted British women’s magazines from throughout the 1960s.   There are a few artists’...

  • The Ant Farm Gang

    Ant Farm – Underground Architecture

    • 3154 Views • 1960s, Architecture, ArtComments Off

    Here’s a question for you. What do you get when you mix-up a bunch of young, enthusiastic, newly qualified architects, a load of off-the-wall ideas, a rock-band sensibility and a whole host of recreational drugs? Well, if you went back to the late 1960s...