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November 13, 2015

Close-ups

Stark course announcements by Everett Aison and Ryszard Horowitz.

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November 05, 2014

Sample clearance

Another chapter in our series of posts on George Tscherny’s work for Pan Am.

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May 03, 2014

Quiz show

In the grand tradition of magazine quizzes comes “The Whatchamacallit Game” from Esquire.

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April 04, 2014

Henry Wolf for Olivetti

In the late-1960s Henry Wolf produced a number of advertisements for Olivetti, which touched on two of his favorite devices: the use of celebrity and the distortions of scale and context used to dreamlike effect.

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September 06, 2013

Famous faces

Henry Wolf’s portraiture.

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August 14, 2013

Emphasis on graphics

Henry Wolf’s photograph for a student architectural drawing competition.

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September 06, 2011

Bob + Joan

Bob Dylan’s brief relationship with Joan Baez was exhaustively documented, but we get interested when that affair highlighted the work of Push Pin Studios. In 1964, Dylan and Baez were photographed at Newark Airport in front of Seymour Chwast’s poster for Booth’s Gin: an incongruous, but not surprising, image of two icons flanking a countercultural message from a corporate advertiser.

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