Art and Artifice - April 2007

Vogue Magazine Covers

VOGUE 1919

Saturday, April 15, 2007

Lepape Artwork
George Lepape Artwork - Vogue Magazine - 1919
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Saturday, April 14, 2007

George Plank Vogue
Artwork by George Plank - Vogue Magazine - 1912
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I have been reading the "Vogue History" book from Rizzoli books. It's full of photography but also a wonderful selection of illustration from the years when Vogue (and other major magazines) banked heavily on illustration art in order to attract readers.

Randie Artwork - Vogue Magazine - 1942.
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George Lepape
George Lepape Artwork - Vogue Magazine - 1919
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Geroge Plank
George Plank Artwork - Vogue Magazine - 1912
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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Carl Erickson

Carl Erickson November 1930 cover
Carl Erickson Artwork - Vogue Magazine - 1930
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[Below] Some additional examples of Erickson's advertising artwork.
Much more can be seen at the American Art Archives

Carl Erickson Advertising Art

Carl Erickson Ad artwork