sign painters

Now on view: Zoe Leonard: Analogue, a photo project a decade in the making. Analogue documents, in 412 color and black-and-white photographs, the texture of 20th-century urban life as seen in little bodegas, mom-and-pop stores with decaying facades and quirky handwritten signs, and shop windows displaying a mixed assortment of products. 

[Zoe Leonard. Chapter 17 from Analogue. 1998–2009. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2015 Zoe Leonard]

Object ID: 2013.11.6.1

Object Name: W.Stanciell_1

Mr. Walter Stanciell, a Yates High School alum, was trained in the Yates Vocational program as a commercial artist, working under the tutelage of instructor Julius C. Putney. Since the 1970’s to the present day, Mr. Stanciell’s paintings have helped to promote the businesses of the Third Ward, as well as add to the area’s visual appeal. There are not many like him left. So, in the coming months Unity Foto Bank will try to highlight some of the works of Third Ward TX’s talented group of sign painters!



Los Angeles Trade Tech Campus, south tent!


Be there or be square!

Free Free Free!

<3 J&K


I love year 8 fics, where they’re figuring out the people they’re going to be after the war, but still stuck in hogwarts making up for the disrupted (or skipped) year 7. 

And if those fics have hurt/comfort dealing with the aftermath of, well, of everything, then I am 10000% there for that. 

The signs as painters

Aries: Leonardo da Vinci

Taurus: Jean-Léon Gérôme

Gemini: Gustave Courbet

Cancer: Artemisia Gentileschi

Leo: Peder Severin Krøyer

Virgo: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Libra: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Scorpio: Claude Monet

Sagittarius: Marie-Guillemine Benoist

Capricorn: John Singer Sargent

Aquarius: Anna Boch

Pisces: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

The Signs Artists Matches
  • Aires: Vincent Van Gogh
  • Taurus: Salvador Dali
  • Gemini: Violet Oakley
  • Cancer: Frida Kahlo
  • Leo: Andy Warhol
  • Virgo: Grandma Moses
  • Libra: Caravaggio
  • Scorpio: Claude Monet
  • Sagittarius: Edvard Munch
  • Capricorn: Henri Matisse
  • Aquarius: Jackson Pollock
  • Pisces: Michelangelo