Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Art and Advertising

{John Berger's book Ways of Seeing claims that publicity relies on historical artistic references to sell products, because advertisements would lack credibility if they used a strictly contemporary language. In honor of this idea, I post an ad each week which references a particular work of art.}

Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, 2001: A Space Odyssey

Advertisement for Amazon's Kindle (Illustrated by Billy Nunez)

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