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Thrill Seekers: The Rise of Men's Magazines

"Thrill Seekers: The Rise of Men's Magazines" charts the growth of men's magazines from the 1940s to the 1960s. More/Less

Double Exposure: Al Parker's Illustrations, from Model to Magazine

llustrators were among the first artists to treat the camera as an instrument for depicting artistic concepts. For the purpose of portraying fictional stories, illustrators became photographers, directing and posing models to represent characters and actions. Photography was an effective tool to create the realism required for illustration. The camera made it possible for the artist to capture certain effects, such as light and shading, which could not be obtained in other ways. The illustrator planned the composition of a photograph just as one would plan the composition of a drawing, giving careful attention to the models' expressions and arrangement of the scene.More/Less

Al Parker the Student

Curated by Denise Hannibal

Al Parker studied at Washington University's School of Fine Arts from 1923 to 1928. During that time he contributed illustrations to editions of The Hatchet, Washington Universitys yearbook and to the student humor magazine, The Dirge: Jest in Peace. More/Less

It's a Process: A Look at Jack Unruh's Illustrations from Sketch to Print

Curated by Mary Oberlies
This exhibit, explores the artistic process behind Jack Unruh's illustrations, taking a peek at the development of selected published illustrations from their earliest incarnation to the final product. More/Less

Advertising for Women: Selections from the Charles Craver Collection

Curated by Gretchen Neidhardt
The Advertising for Women exhibition is a selection from the Charles Craver collection of tearsheets that range from 1927 to 1950. Most of the artists selected by Charles Craver who illustrated advertisements have campaigns included that were specifically targeted towards women. More/Less

Women at Work: Selections from the Charles Craver Collection

Curated by Jennifer Moore

The Women at Work exhibition is a selection from the Charles Craver Collection of tearsheets. Twenty-five of the sixty-one illustrators collected by Charles Craver depicted women at work, notably Al Parker, Harry Beckhoff, Mario Cooper, Elmore Brown, and Roy Spreter. More/Less