thegetty
thegetty:

detailsofpaintings:

Franz Xavier Winterhalter, Queen Victoria (detail)
1842

"Winterhalter’s…popularity among patrons came from his ability to create the image his sitters wished or needed to project to their subjects. He was able to capture the moral and political climate of each court, adapting his style to each client until it seemed as if his paintings acted as press releases, issued by a master of public relations." —from our short bio on Winterhalter

thegetty:

detailsofpaintings:

Franz Xavier Winterhalter, Queen Victoria (detail)

1842

"Winterhalter’s…popularity among patrons came from his ability to create the image his sitters wished or needed to project to their subjects. He was able to capture the moral and political climate of each court, adapting his style to each client until it seemed as if his paintings acted as press releases, issued by a master of public relations." —from our short bio on Winterhalter

cross-connect

cross-connect:

Siggi Eggertsson (born 1984) is a Berlin-based Icelandic graphic designer. At a time when the handmade aesthetic is going from strength to strength, Eggertsson’s work is entirely different. No sketches, doodles or brush strokes. No cutouts or found objects. His style takes advantage of pattern rules, vector shapes, lines and plenty of flat colour. It’s a bit like pixel art, softened with a nice analogue twist.

Posted to Cross Connect by Margaret