20 Photos of Volkswagen Beetle Rat Rods With Patina Look on the Streets

Since the early 2000s, the apparent explosion of interest in Volkswagens with original paint, rust and patina have inspired a generation of car fanatics, who couldn’t afford to restore a car to show condition but still wanted a good looking cool car. At last, you could be cool and stand out from the crowd onContinue reading “20 Photos of Volkswagen Beetle Rat Rods With Patina Look on the Streets”

50 Amazing Illustrations of Pin-Up Girls by Enoch Bolles From the Art Deco Era

Enoch Bolles (1883–1976) was one of the best known of the Art Deco era pin-up artists, mostly because of the massive exposure his images received on newsstands from coast to coast. Enoch Bolles’ pin-up girls were fun-loving and sexy, often provocative in their poses but occasionally caught in embarrassed or slightly self-conscious moods. Bolles beganContinue reading “50 Amazing Illustrations of Pin-Up Girls by Enoch Bolles From the Art Deco Era”

40 Awful Asian Album Covers

Art is a strange creature. Ever mutating, evolving, and forever changing. Often the most obvious is overlooked. Often the over-looked is the most obvious in how we view the world around us. Often that which is overlooked is over shadowed by a more imposing medium. We identify so much with what we listen to andContinue reading “40 Awful Asian Album Covers”

48 Amazing Vogue Covers Illustrated by Georges Lepape From Between the 1910s and 1930s

Georges Lepape is a French illustrator, who was born in Paris in 1887; he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and he soon entered the world of art. In 1911 he created the book entitled Les Choses de Paul Poiret, by illustrating the maison’s collection. His illustrations show some thin and long-limbed feminineContinue reading “48 Amazing Vogue Covers Illustrated by Georges Lepape From Between the 1910s and 1930s”

40 Amazing Photos of Pablo Picasso in His Villa La Californie in the late 1950s

David Douglas Duncan (1916 – 2018) was an American photojournalist who is best known for his dramatic combat photographs. However another really interesting and much more unknown side of him, is the record that he made in 1957 about the intimate life of the great Pablo Picasso in his Villa La Californie in Cannes, France.Continue reading “40 Amazing Photos of Pablo Picasso in His Villa La Californie in the late 1950s”

Monument to the Hippies: The Story of the Hippie Sculpture Tribute in Ibiza

The hippies of Ibiza have become a symbol of the white island. More than that, they are part of its history and culture. This bronze sculpture was inaugurated in the summer of 2016 and can be found at the intersection of Carrer Lluis Tur i Palau and Carrer Guillem de Montgrí, in the harbour area.Continue reading “Monument to the Hippies: The Story of the Hippie Sculpture Tribute in Ibiza”

Amazing Vintage Photographs of Janis Joplin Posing With Her Colorful 1965 Porsche 356c

Janis Joplin joined up with Big Brother and the Holding Company in 1966, at the height of San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury scene. Success came quickly, and soon the band was headlining now-legendary venues like Filmore West, Winterland, and Avalon Ballroom. By 1968, Janis had the means for some rock star transportation, and paid a Beverly HillsContinue reading “Amazing Vintage Photographs of Janis Joplin Posing With Her Colorful 1965 Porsche 356c”

Dream of Venus: Inside Salvador Dali’s Surrealist Funhouse From the 1939 World’s Fair

In June 1939 Salvador Dalí designed a pavilion for the New York World’s Fair built by the architect Ian Woodner. The building was named Dream of Venus. Dalí’s Dream of Venus is the most recent addition to the still-growing list of amusement-area girl shows and easily the most amazing. Weird building contains a dry tankContinue reading “Dream of Venus: Inside Salvador Dali’s Surrealist Funhouse From the 1939 World’s Fair”

Beetle Painted on VW Volkswagen: Pictures of Gorgeous VW Bus Art Paintings

Volkswagen, maker of the Beetle automobile, expands its product offerings to include a microbus, which goes into production on March 8, 1950. Known officially as the Volkswagen Type 2 (the Beetle was the Type 1) or the Transporter, the bus was a favorite mode of transportation for hippies in the U.S. during the 1960s andContinue reading “Beetle Painted on VW Volkswagen: Pictures of Gorgeous VW Bus Art Paintings”