Thursday, January 31, 2013

Art Education 21

Gallery of Toys in the Children's Creative Center, United States Pavilion, Brussels World's Fair, Presented by the Museum of Modern Art, NY: Design Color Window, designed by Victor D'Amico / Magnetic Board, designed by Leonard Nelson / String Picture Makers, designed by Victor D'Amico (see also!) / Giant Builder, designed by A.F. Arnold / Three-Dimensional String Design, designed by Victor D'Amico / Color Players, designed by Victor D'Amico

from Experiments in Creative Art Teaching: A Progress Report on the Department of Education at the Museum of Modern Art, NY by Victor D'Amico, 1960

also D'Amico at Daddytypes here be continued

Thanks Hughes!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013


Christ Church College chapel, Cantebury / Chasuble for St. Thomas in the field, Gisbonia, PA 
Creative Appliqué by Beryl Dean, Studio Vista/Watson-Guptill, 1970


Sunday, January 20, 2013

H.C. Westermann

H.C. Westermann in his Chicago studio, c. 1961 / Butterfly, 1957 / The Dream World, 1963 / Channel 37, 1963 / Untitled (large hanging rock), 1968 / H.C. Westermann in his shop in the Westermann's Dumbarton Farm cabin. / Installation view, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1968

from H.C. Westermann by Lynne Warren and Michael Brooks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Harry N. Abrams Inc., 2001

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Everything I Do We Do Together

Suzie Smith
Everything I Do We Do Together
bronze coin

 'Everything I Do We Do Together consists of a series of 50 bronze cast coins that I distribute individually when I feel someone has helped me in some way and I want to pay him or her back. The people who receive a coin are told to pass it on to when someone has helped them.' -Suzie Smith

Friday, January 11, 2013

Art Education 20

Teaching Art to Children by Blanche Jefferson, Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1963


Eyes to See God: A Book of Arts and Crafts Activities by Ann Elliott, Morehouse-Barklow Co., 1977

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

00- scale

'Vernon Sparrow built this neatly finished shelf matching the other units of furniture which he also constructed, to support his 00- scale layout along one wall of his lounge. [Bottom image] shows the layout as seen from an armchair.'

from: PSL Model Railway Guide 1: Baseboards, Track, and Electrification by Michael Andress, Patrick Stevens Ltd., 1979

Friday, January 4, 2013

more symbolical designs

(more from) Trade Marks and Symbols---Volume 2: Symbolical Designs by Yasaburo Kuwayama, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1973 (originally published in Japanese by Kashiwa Shobo Publishers Ltd.)