“My friend Harry Nilsson used to say the definition of an artist was someone who rode away ahead of the herd and was sort of the lookout.”
Men’s adventure mags from the 1950s and ’60s mashed up with concurrent Better Homes and Gardens imagery by Nadine Boughton.
Colored woodcut, “An illustration of writing brushes.” (Kokushi Daijiten, 1868) via NYPL Wire.
Photograph by Terry Stevenson to accompany a George Nelson article about writing instruments (PDF) in the April 1973 issue of Harper’s.
Fictitious Dishes – a series of meals from novels cooked and photographed by Dinah Fried. Here’s the one for Moby Dick:
(Via NYPL Wire.)
The Wu-Note Project – Wu-Tang Clan album covers re-imagined in Blue Note Records style.
Redo your iTunes album artwork. You’ll be glad you did.
Related viewing: Project Thirty-Three
One of Flannery O’Connor’s early drawings:
“Do you have any books the faculty doesn’t particularly recommend?”
(Via Wesley Hill.)