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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

  • The Art of Joseph Smith – Film Posters

    • 12396 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Film, Poster1 Comment

    Unknowingly we’ve posted artwork by Joseph Smith before in our Biker Movie posters post – He illustrated the wonderful film poster for Werewolves on Wheels (the poster’s better than the film). Smith’s most well-known work is the poster...

  • Roy Lichtenstein Unveils Billboard

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    Usually when you cast your eyes upon the name Roy Lichtenstein, the article will be followed with a colourful collection of paintings by the famous pop artist. However in this post everything’s black and white – from Roy’s suit and polo...

  • Syd Mead – Imagining the Future

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    As a designer and concept artist Syd Mead has had a remarkably long career at the top of his game and is still, at the age of 79, producing work that impresses and inspires. Since 1959 he been consistently busy whether it be creating the whole look of the...

  • Whisky a go-go – Sixties Suntory Adverts

    • 6527 Views • 1960s, Art, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Whisky a go-go – Sixties Suntory Adverts

    When we take a look at Suntory Whisky we could talk about the Sofia Coppola film Lost in Translation, possibly Sammy Davis Jnr. advertising the product or even discuss the slightly crazy (to our western eyes anyway) idea of the Japanese producing what is...

  • Ford Times Illustrations 1962 – 1976

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    The Ford Times was a monthly magazine produced by the Ford Motor Company. It started in 1908, and featured all your latest Ford news, plus articles on other subjects. Especially so it seems, Expos and state fairs. Perhaps because a lot of exhibits were...

  • Frank Horr – Man of Mystery

    • 6208 Views • 1970s, Art, Ephemera, PosterComments Off on Frank Horr – Man of Mystery

    When we put together a post we like to do some research and get a bit of background detail to not only satiate our never-ending thirst for knowledge (!) but also to share the information we’ve obtained with our good readers – just posting pictures up...

  • 1960s Canadian Architect Magazine Covers

    • 7037 Views • 1960s, Architecture, Art, MagazineComments Off on 1960s Canadian Architect Magazine Covers

    Yeah you guessed it- The Canadian Architect is a monthly publication aimed at people who work in the world of architecture in Canada. The architecture magazine has been continuously published since 1955.  However we first encountered the magazine when we...

  • Retro Runnin’ Bare QSL Cards

    • 3983 Views • 1970s, ArtComments Off on Retro Runnin’ Bare QSL Cards

    The arcane world of amateur radio remains somewhat of a mystery to us here at VoEA HQ but hey, each to their own, live and let live etc. We’ve uncovered a batch of pretty groovy QSL cards produced by radio hams and it seemed rude not to share them with...

  • El Hombre Nuclear Comic Book Covers

    • 8527 Views • 1970s, Art, TelevisionComments Off on El Hombre Nuclear Comic Book Covers

    Argentina’s historical inflation problems are well documented which probably explains why they were reluctant to give their version of the Six Million Dollar Man a monetary value. Instead they chose to call him El Hombre Nuclear which even those of us...

  • Boston Tea Party Posters

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    The Boston Tea Party venue on Berkeley Street (and latterly Claredon Street) , Boston, Massachusetts was only around for a relatively brief four years but in that time built itself a name as one of the great psychedelic music venues of the late sixties to...