"The harder they fall", here-today-gone-tomorrow glory, Vanitas Vanitatis... and all that sort of things. I'm sure you got the idea.
Out of my long time fascination for Robert Cottingham's mindblowing artwork, plus, of course, the Diesel era…Continue
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Cover for a project as a collaboration with Rodolforever, the master of graphic Art Deco revival and the sweetest of guys :…
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2 - [ n] a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force;
3 - [adv] in or into hiding or secret operation;
4 - [adj] used of independent armed resistance forces;
5 - [adj] conducted with or…
There is, I think, something sadly ironical - and the same could be said about the 1937 Exposition Universelle in Paris - in the fact that the fair conveying most the hope and faith in The World of Tomorrow happened to be held on the very same year the almost entire world sunk into what was to…Continue
It is hard to imagine, on some days, that there was a time, not so long ago, when we could stop in some service station without any second thought or this vague feeling of guiltiness about pollution, global warming, oil shortage, etc...
A time when oil meant only progress and hope and faith in…
This is a panel from the Dick Crazy comic Stilettos published by some French magazine a couple of years ago. The comic is actually a (hopefully) fun, sexy pastiche of noir comics/films/novels, etc... that includes in an offhand manner each and every one of the noir…Continue
Thank you very much, everybody, for the so kind words about the Paris Aerial picture !
The picture could also have been titled RATP, for Reseau Aerien de Transport Public... For anyone outside Paris, the acronym RATP actually does exist : this is the Paris Metro Company. It means Regie Autonome de Transport Parisien (Independant Company of Parisian Transportation), though, and not "Aerian Net of Public Transportation". Too bad.
It has to be said, too, that this acronym is relatively…Continue
When Consumer Society was young.
The time is the late 30's, the place is somewhere in South America... yes, some sort of Latino-style Diesel City.
More comic-like Dieselpunk graphic work but, then again, does Dieselpunk has to be serious only ?
With no other purpose than to impress the enemy with this ultimate demonstration of military strength, the SS Leviathan, showpiece of the Empire's fleet, is paraded along the streets of Megalopolis for the greatest pleasure of a jubilant mob.
Tonight, war is…
A jet engine powered car (loosely) based on the 1937 Ford Coupe Roadster.
Cartoonish Dieselpunk. Just for fun...
The perfect destination for a steampunk honeymoon, no...?
Thank you very much, everyone, for the kind words about the latest pictures !
"Only when the last tree has been cut down, only when the last river has been poisoned, only when the last fish has been caught, only then will you find that money cannot be eaten."
American Indian proverb.