‘His most famous title sequences include the animated paper cut-out of a heroin addict’s arm for Preminger’s The Man with the Golden Arm, the credits racing up and down what eventually becomes a high-angle shot of a skyscraper in Hitchcock’s North by Northwest, and the disjointed text that races together and apart in Psycho’
Last night, Google doodled this (above).
Last week in my history class, I presented footage of the original titles that Saul Bass designed that Google doodled this (above) was based on.
Dave Brubeck came along for the ride.
More info here.
Found via Alice Woodruff
Last week I attended TYPO in San Francisco and noticed that my notebook was full. No room for notes.
Typically if I go on a tweeeeting binge like this, I lose ‘followers’ and get bitched out a bit. Instead I ended up meeting some cool people from around the planet.
Sol Kawage lives in South Tyrol, a ‘german speaking region in northern Italy.’ Her tagline on her Twitter account states: ‘Annoying people since 1980.’
I will be giving a talk on April 19 at American River College. Covered will be the history of the Bauhaus (1919-33).
And as an add-on, I’ll be subtly previewing how the Bauhaus, Futurism and early Modern Art has inspired my new educational project, FLomm: THE BATTLE For MODeRN 1923 (which already has a tumblr presence here and twitter here).
For additional information, please visit the Art New Media at American River College Facebook page here.
‘David A. Smith is a traditional sign-writer/designer specialising in high-quality ornamental hand-crafted reverse glass signs and decorative silvered and gilded mirrors. David recently produced a wonderful turn-of-the-century, trade-card styled album cover for popular American singer/songwriter John Mayer.’
More on David A. Smith here.
‘The very first rock and roll Music Video. A stop motion film of the Beatles singing ‘I Feel Fine’ drawn by Stephen Verona and hand colored by Verona and John Lennon’