Thursday, September 30, 2010
She is everywhere, and she is "fearless"
This collage image featuring the one and only Louise Brooks seems to be showing up everywhere.
Last week, a friend who lives in Portland, Oregon sent me snapshot of it taken in a local store window. And yesterday, my wife brought me home a postcard with the image which she bought in a store in Petaluma, California.
Earlier, I also noticed it on a handbag or some such item in a store window not far from where I live in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.
The image, which is copyrighted 2010, is the work of a design collective known as Papayaart. And in fact, if you visit their stylish website at www.papayaart.com you will see that they use a variant of this image on their homepage. It's an effective image - and one easily applied to various products. According to their website, their designs and products are distributed all around the world.
I like the image. I also noticed a collaged image of Ruth St. Denis on their website.
Copyright thomas gladysz / Louise Brooks Society
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