The Vogue Records label produced less than 75 double-sided 78rpm discs in their single year of
operation. The records were notable for having embedded artwork in the vinyl on both sides, illustrating the tile of the song. The company went bust, but their records remain highly collectible.
The Esquire Magazine covers by legendary art director George Lois chronicled the turbulent sixties with distinctly powerful imagery. His bravado, humor and brilliant concepts challenged the status quo of magazine design and changed the ways and means of the world of communication. The Museum of Modern Art has a collection of his Esquire covers in their permanent collection.
Seven months after the assassination of President Kennedy, tears for a murdered leader and his legacy (June 1964)
Stripped of his title after refusing to go to war in Viet Nam, Muhammed Ali as martyred St. Sebastian (April 1968)
Ursula Andress strikes a pose as a modern, battered woman (July 1967)
In the 1960's, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration teamed with the National Gallery of Art creating a program that commissioned artists to visit NASA facilities to draw and paint freely, to record the strange
new world of space technology.
Photographers Shoot Apollo 17 (1972)
Firing Room (launch control)
The Last Launch Daylight Launch of a Manned Apollo (1972)
Images from The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Latex balloons, fashioned to resemble cuts of meat, created
by Object Design League (ODL), a contemporary design group in Chicago.
Handmade and hand-painted, taking about 3 hours each to complete, the balloons were made for a featured New York event at Japan Premium Beef. Sadly for the rest of us, these inflatable steaks are not available for purchase.
Grace Kelly poses with an upright piano, wearing the photographer's suede jacket. At the tender age of 23, she has not yet won an Oscar, or the heart of Prince Ranier III, but appears golden just the same.
If you are planning a trip to California's Napa Valley, you can expect great restaurants, gorgeous scenery and charming hotels. Should you visit Francis Ford Coppola's winery, you can dine in his restaurant 'Rustica', enjoy swimming in his lush pool, and peruse his impressive collection of movie memorabilia at his gallery.
List of possibilities for the cast of The Godfather
(Laurence Olivier as Don Corleone?! John Saxon as Sonny Corleone?!)
Costumes by the great Eiko Ishioka for the 1992 film Dracula
The 1948 Tucker Sedan from the 1988 film Tucker: The Man and His Dream