Categories for Illustrated – Art, Photography, Architecture

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Rare Books

The Weird and the Wonderful: Metropolitan Opera Fine Art

Less a book than a portfolio of rare art prints, this collection of limited edition poster prints–each one of just 25–displays the innovative poster art created for the Metropolitan Opera…. Read More

Tenniel illustration from Alice in Wonderland

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

The Illustrative Processes: Wood Engravings

At the end of the 18th century, Thomas Bewick flipped over a dense piece of boxwood and, with that simple gesture, he transformed the art of relief printmaking. Bewick discovered… Read More

Durer's Four Horsemen Woodcut

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

Illustrative Processes: Woodcuts

The modest woodcut leads the way as the earliest form of printmaking in the Western world. While technically the simplest of all illustrative processes, it is also the most difficult… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

The Weird and The Wonderful:
Arthur Szyk’s War Orphans

This week, I want to take a look at one of my favorite pieces: Arthur Szyk’s War Orphans. Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

The Knave of Hearts Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish

Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to hear the truth of an old legend that has persisted wrongly through the ages; Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Moderns

The Writer, the Painter, and the Department Store Tycoon

In 1929, George Macy (of department store fame) founded the Limited Editions Club press for the purpose of publishing beautiful livres d’artiste.  Artist’s books, which became especially popular in the… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Videos

Illustrating the Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare by John Boydell

Watch a short film narrated by Laura Minor on the 1803 elephant folio issue of this work, which features key scenes from the plays created by the most eminent English… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Science/Natural History, Videos

A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way by Edward Emerson Barnard

Watch this short film featuring Rebecca Romney discussing the groundbreaking photography involved in the creation of this inspiring work.         Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

Les Dîners de Gala by Salvador Dalí

Giving new meaning to the term “celebrity chef,” artist Salvador Dalí released a fantastic cookbook in 1973, dedicated to his wife. The work, Les Dîners de Gala is an opulent,… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

Spotlight: Blake’s “Visionary Heads” Drawing of Wat Tyler

You can see what I do if you choose. Work up imagination to the state of vision, and the thing is done. –William Blake Read More