Sold Price: TADANORI YOKOO (1936- ). TAKEDA COSMETICS FOR MEN. 1974. 40x28 inches, 103x73 cm. - August 3, 0115 10:30 AM EDT
(CIVIL WAR--NEW YORK.) Portrait of militia officer Edward J. Riley, who would soon command the Mozart Regiment. Salt print with applied color, 9 x 7 1/4 oval; pinholes at corners, minimal wear; inscribed on verso in early 20th century hand "Colonel Edward J. Riley 1861, Edward's grandfather." [New York], circa late 1850s
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60 Examples of Japanese Graphic Design - Inspirationfeed
Style in various forms is evident in Japan. From shockingly vibrant posters to carefully landscaped gardens, Japan is without shortage of design elements. But even with all the intricacies and vastness of Japanese design, every form shares the same core:…
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