Monthly Archives: October 2012

Trick or Treat

Here’s my submission for the Hallowe’en theme to New Yorker art editor Francoise Mouly’s site ‘Blown Covers‘…

…and a few other submissions that made me laugh from…

Michael Glenwood

Chris Greco

…and some past New Yorker covers by…

Charles Addams

New Yorker cover Addams Jack-o-Lantern field 10/30 1989

George Booth

New Yorker cover Booth maniac dog & pumpkins 11/4 1985

 James Stevenson

111031_1974-11-04-stevenson-halloween_p323.jpg

Abe Birnbaum

111031_1955-10-29-birnbaum-halloween_p323.jpg

Edna Eicke

111031_1953-10-31-eicke-halloween-pumpkins_p323.jpg

Gretchen Dow Simpson

111031_1991-11-04-dow-simpson-pumpkins_p323.jpg

 …and two of my favourites by Anatol Kovarsky
October 29, 1966 Issue

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Tif Hunter

Using a hand-built wooden camera and 19th century lenses, Tif Hunter has been able to make these gorgeous tintype still lifes (using the wet plate colloidal process on glass and metal plates). He has done a series of  portraits of the market traders on Maltby Street, London, and has now portrayed the beautiful produce they sell…

See an exhibition of these photographs at his Bermondsey studio until November 3rd…thanks SpitalfildsLife

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Let’s Go To The Circus

André François

Russian Circus Illustrations by Samuil Marshak & Vladimir Lebedev…thanks Iliazd’s Flickr

Garrett Price

New Yorker cover Price kids watching circus 4/5 1952

Heidi Goennel

ILoveDust

You can never see too many alphabets, right? This one is by http://www.ilovedust.com

Anatol Kovarsky…thanks Art.Com

New Yorker cover Kovarsky circus patterns 4/3 1965

…and a painting of his from 1980

Madeline Robinson

 Rea Irvin

New Yorker cover Irvin scary circus dreams 4/10 1948

Inge Nouws

Mia Nilsson

Edward Kraske…thanks AtticPaper

1931 Country Gentleman Cover ~ Edward Kraske ~ Circus

Peter Collington

CIRCUSBOOK

Leonard Dove…thanks JumpingFrog

New Yorker cover Dove drumroll for circus 4/7 1951

Herbert Leupin…for the Knie Circus, Switzerland’s National Circus, from Graphis Annual, 1962/63…thanks Sandi Vincent and Aqua-Velvet for the images below…

Gerta & Alfred Haller, poster for the Barclay Circus, Germany, from Graphis Annual 1956/57…

and their poster for the Barclay Circus, from Gebrauchsgraphik No.8, 1954…

Maciej Urbaniec, poster for the Polish National Circus, from Graphis Annual, 1963/64…

and a Gebrauchsgraphik cover, 1966, unknown artist…

and Katie Harnett

 

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