Robert L. Peters

10 February 2014

Save our planet…

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Munich, Germany

Austrian-born Horst Haitzinger is one of Germany’s most prolific political caricature artists, well-known for his robust brushstroke-style as well as his sarcastic irony. The watercolour illustrations shown above are from his 1989 book Globetrottel.


9 February 2014

Truth is a pathless land. Man cannot come to it through any organisation, through any creed, through any dogma, priest or ritual, not through any philosophic knowledge or psychological technique. He has to find it through the mirror of relationship, through the understanding of the contents of his own mind.

Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986)


8 February 2014

Meanwhile, in 1940s Britain…

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Leicester, UK

Cutting-edge adverts and shapely graphic art feed the seemingly insatiable post-war appetite for fine-denier nylon stockings…


6 February 2014

See you at the vernissage tomorrow?

Manitoba Craft Council vernissage

Winnipeg, Canada

Ev is showing two sculptural pieces. We’ll be there around five.


5 February 2014

You don't take a photograph, you make it.

Ansel Adams (1902-1984)


4 February 2014

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Thomas Merton (1915-1968)


2 February 2014

East meets West

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the child

the child

punctuality

punctuality

party

party

opinion

opinion

traveling

traveling

the boss

the boss

Berlin, Germany

Beijing-born designer and professor Yang Liu hits the nail on the head with her graphic comparisons between East (in red) and West (in blue). Lots more examples of her good-natured visual contrasts here.


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