WONDERS OF AN UNDERGROUND WORLD (Feb, 1909)
The Wieliczka Salt Mine looks pretty amazing.
WONDERS OF AN UNDERGROUND WORLD
By BERLIN CORRESPONDENT
TECHNICAL WORLD MAGAZINE
WELL known to European tourists but passed by most globe trotters —who in their hurried journey across seas and continents, have no time to bestow on anything outside of the beaten tracks—are the salt mines of Wieliczka, Galicia, whose origin is lost in the darkness of the times, while their history is traced to about 1000 A. D. After being temporarily abandoned as a consequence of Tartar incursions and the resulting depopulation and impoverishment of the country, they were restored during the reign of Boleslas by immigrating Hungarian miners.
Focal Point Art (Oct, 1937)
A hemisphere is just geometry, but a semisphere, that’s art.
Focal Point Art
THOSE who have not developed that esthetic sense of art so necessary to appreciate a “fur-lined cup and saucer” which the surrealists exhibited (and which was illustrated in a previous issue of this publication) will acknowledge that Robert H. Blickenderf has developed something equally striking— yet, when properly viewed, possessing all those elements of art which have been expounded by the great masters.
HOW TO PLEASE YOUR WIFE (Feb, 1951)
Not the article I thought it was going to be.
HOW TO PLEASE YOUR WIFE
IF YOU’VE ever paused before a surrealistic sample of Salvador Dali’s modern art and wondered what the famous painter was trying to convey—brace yourself for further bewilderment. Nowadays you’re likely to see Dalis is being worn as well as hanging in museums.
Scratched Metal Murals (Dec, 1952)
He wound up having quite the career before he passed away in 1966.
Scratched Metal Murals
SHEET aluminum rubbed with steel wool is used by Nikos Bel-Jon of San Francisco to create unusual murals. Greek-born Bel-Jon, who was an artist in Greece and Paris before coming to the United States in 1946, spent 4 years developing his aluminum art technique.