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” This timeless moment… warm, mindless, immediate” … John Held Jr.’s moment came with the season of Coolidge prosperity, a season so warmly sunlit that few noticed the slanting rays were autumnal. The conflicts of the postwar adjustment period were … Continue reading
( see link at end) If ever an artist’s work so consummately defined a particular era, it was that of the Roaring Twenties illustrator John Held, Jr., whose creations both set the standard for-and gently ribbed-a generation. More than any … Continue reading
1926…Over that pied and milling campus the sunshine is almost tangible. The Sheiks wear Fair Isle sweaters of gaudy intricacy, checked plus fours with tassled socks, or gray flannels so bell-bottomed that they completely vover the saddle-strapped shoes. Most of … Continue reading