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Friday, April 22, 2011

Vim. Poster Style Advertising for Detergent

Vim detergent vintage advertising from app. 1940-50s.

Poster style design at the front side, lady cleaning a floor and advertising text at reverse.

VIM detergent ad

Size: 3,9 x 6,8 inches. Glue/paper remnants at one margin at reverse, otherwise fine condition.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Austrian Art Deco Postcard with Baboon

Decorative postcard, entitled: “Ernst ist das Leben” (Life is grave).

Postcard after a painting by Otto Friedrich, published by Wiener Kunst (Vienna Arts).

Art Deco Postcard Baboon

Unused, fine condition.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Authentic Hermann Nitsch Autograph on early Music Program. CoA

Authentic Hermann Nitsch Autograph on 4.1 in. x 8.5 in. program from 1986, signed in 1986. It is a program for an organ concerto by Nitsch, performed in Linz. Nitsch peformed own compositions. AT the reverse is an announcement for a concert by Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Hermann Nitsch Autograp

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Herman Nitsch used to be one of the most controversial and scandalous artists from Austria.

In the 1950es he created the concept of the Orgies Mysteries Theater, a six-day event that continues to captivate him throughout his career and still is performed each year in Prinzendorf, Lower Austria.

Between 1960-66 he performed several Art actions and exhibitions resulting in various court trials and three prison sentences.

Since 1989 he has been teacher at the Academy of Visual Arts in Frankfurt.

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Chinese Vintage Postcard with Street Children

Charming, old Chinese postcard from app. 1905, depicting street children.

chinese postcard street kids

Russian and French titles. Printed in Moscow.

Unused, very fine condition.

More Chinese Postcards: HERE

Friday, April 08, 2011

Art Nouveau Easter Vintage Postcard 1907

Decorative, lithographed, Art Nouveau Easter postcard, depicting a young lady in Victorian dress, surrounded by lambs, bunny and chick.

easter postcard art nouveau

Floral graphic elements and an Easter bell.

Used in Austria in 1907. Fine condition.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

PR China Mao Slogans on Cultural Revolution Letters.

Peoples Republic of China, Culture Revolution-period: 3 letters ( 1 letter with content), each with revolutionary slogans at front. Mao Bible slogan, kids with flag, Mao calligraphy.

cultural revolution covers

2 x 1968, 1 x 1969. Fine condition.

 More Cultural Revolution items: HERE