Category Archives: Magazine Art

Beautiful Magazine Art – Arts & Decoration for March 1938

Arts & Decoration was always unabashedly a magazine for the 1%. Even in the midst of the Great Depression, with millions of unemployed haunting the streets, this high-end, high class publication cheerfully ran articles on such weighty topics as the … Continue reading

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM PARADISE LEASED!

As anyone who reads this blog knows, I am a huge fan of the old Touring Topics/Westways magazines for both their great articles as well as their fantastic covers. From October 1969, this is one of my all-time favorites as … Continue reading

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Beautiful Magazine Art – The Architectural Forum – 1939 World Fairs Issue

One of the most stunning issues ever produced by this venerable publication was its famous 1939 World Fairs issue, which featured literally hundreds of beautiful images of both the 1939 World Fair in New York and the World Fair at … Continue reading

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Beautiful Magazine Art – California Arts & Architecture

One of the best publications to emerge from California in the 1920’s was the magnificent California Arts & Architecture, a beautifully mounted publication that came about from the combination of three older publications – Pacific Coast Architect; California Home Owner … Continue reading

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Beautiful Magazine Art – The Architect and Engineer February 1928

A beautiful engraving of Santa Barbara’s magnificent Mission was chosen as the cover art for The Architect and Engineer for February 1928, no doubt, in honor of its recent restoration after the devastating 1925 earthquake had nearly destroyed the historic … Continue reading

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Beautiful Magazine Art – Arts & Decoration July 1931

Arts & Decoration was always such a beautifully mounted magazine and here they score a home run with their July 1931 cover art, “The Wave,” by artist Stina Lencke.

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Beautiful Magazine Art – The Architectural Digest 1925

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