Illustration is an image that is not quite painting (not using paint) nor comic (it stands alone). Illustration and drawing will be considered as the same medium, until further notice.
☛ Whitney Museum of American Art: “Study for Nighthawks” by Edward Hopper, 1941 or 1942, fabricated chalk and charcoal on paper, 11 1/8 × 15 in. (28.3 × 38.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase and gift of Josephine N. Hopper by exchange. Ref. no. 2011.65 This drawing is one four studies […]
☛ Agence Eureka: “Différentiel ouvert” in L’Automobile, son mécanisme, sa conduite, son entretien, son dépannage by René-M. Viette, Mercadier-L’Homme, 1945, Fig. 10, p. 19. Image retrieved from Agence Eureka Flickr account (larger formats are available as well). The image shown above ―an exploded view of a differential― is one of 22 scanned from the book […]
☛ Pilote: “Fille à soldats” by Fred, no 6, Hors-Série, November 1974, p. 33. The image reproduced above comes from an old Pilote issue I still cling to. French cartoonist Theodor Friedrich Otto Aristidès, aka Fred, passed away Tuesday [April 2, 2013] in a Paris hospital at age 82. He was best known for Philémon, […]
☛ The New Yorker: “March to April”, cover art by Saul Steinberg, March 26, 1966. © Condé Nast. This illustration is not the only one Steinberg did on the theme of seasonal transition. Two years later, in 1968, he created an illustration about the transition from February to March (see previously here: “February to March” […]