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Art images, with contextual text where available,
collated from various sources by typefaceandintent.

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October 18, 2014 12:00 pm
Peter Lanyon, Thermal, 1960.

Peter Lanyon, Thermal, 1960.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

September 29, 2014 1:53 am
Piero Dorazio, Very Sharp, 1965.

Piero Dorazio, Very Sharp, 1965.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

September 22, 2014 8:21 pm
Naum Gabo, Head No. 2, 1916, enlarged version 1964.

Naum Gabo, Head No. 2, 1916, enlarged version 1964.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

June 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Edward Ardizzone, She loved to swing and dream, 1962.

Edward Ardizzone, She loved to swing and dream, 1962.

(Source: illustrationcupboard.com)

June 15, 2014 12:00 pm
Alexander Calder, Blue Among Yellow and Red, 1963.

Alexander Calder, Blue Among Yellow and Red, 1963.

(Source: nasher.duke.edu)

May 10, 2014 12:00 pm February 21, 2014 12:30 am
"All human life is here: birth, love, marriage and death. Underneath their jolly rollicking rhythms and rhymes there is a depth and a truth about life. They also have surreal and crazy humour, quiet philosophy, wisdom, lunatic nonsense and subtle poetry. There is no finer field for the illustrator… The verses live on in our memories for the whole of our lives."
Raymond Briggs, on illustrating Mother Goose, 1964.

"All human life is here: birth, love, marriage and death. Underneath their jolly rollicking rhythms and rhymes there is a depth and a truth about life. They also have surreal and crazy humour, quiet philosophy, wisdom, lunatic nonsense and subtle poetry. There is no finer field for the illustrator… The verses live on in our memories for the whole of our lives."

Raymond Briggs, on illustrating Mother Goose, 1964.

(Source: tygertale.wordpress.com)

January 26, 2014 12:19 am November 24, 2013 10:22 pm August 15, 2013 5:58 pm

Quentin Blake, Illustration for the cover of Typically Jennings, 1969.
This design was rejected by the publishers on the grounds of its style not being considered appropriate.

Quentin Blake, Illustration for the cover of Typically Jennings, 1969.

This design was rejected by the publishers on the grounds of its style not being considered appropriate.

(Source: collections.vam.ac.uk)