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Please enjoy this sopping sampling of sweet and sour color from 1970’s art magazines.
Art News was founded in 1902 and is the most widely circulated art magazine in the world.
ArtNews. April 1972.
“Sweet and Sour” by Ed Ruscha.
(Strawberries, peppers, olives, peaches, anchovies, pickles, washes of jam juice.)
Art International was based in Switzerland and ran from 1956-1984.
Art International, Volume XXI. March 1978.
Art by Pierre Alechinsky.
Novum Gebrauchsgraphik, now called Novum, is an international graphic design magazine based in Germany.
Novum Gebrauchs Graphic. February 1977.
African Hairdresser’s Sign (Unknown Artist).
Art International, Volume XXII. February 1978.
Art by Richard P. Lohse.
Art International, Volume XX/3-4. March/April 1976.
Art by Alun Leach-Jones.
Avante Garde had a short run of only 14 issues between 1968 to 1971.
Avante Garde. January 1970.
Art by Thomas Weiil
Connoisseur is a publication of self-proclaimed high-brow culture and art:
Connoisseur. April 1976.
ArtForum is a contemporary art magazine.
Still from “Tom, Tom, the Piper’s Son” (1969).