Born September 28~ Warja Lavater

Warja Honegger-Lavater (September 28, 1913-May 3, 2007) was a Swiss artist and illustrator best known for utilizing pictograms as graphic representations of language in her later work.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Homo sapiens? (Folded Story, no.13) by Warja Lavater
1965 / Lithographs on cream wove paper / 6-7/16″x3-5/8″x7/16″ / Toledo Museum of Art, OH

Warja Lavater’s “Twenty-three hundred years of medical costume”:

Further reading:

Jazz Appreciation Month: Album Cover Art~ April 11

Frank Sinatra Conducts Tone Poems of Color

1956 / Capitol Records W735 / Vinyl LP / Cover Design by Saul Bass

With the poetry of radio writer Norman Sickel as a guide, each composer was assigned different colors to muse upon, with Victor Young, Jeff Alexander, Alec Wilder, and Nelson Riddle receiving two each, and Billy May, Gordon Jenkins, Elmer Bernstein, and André Previn one apiece.

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August 15, 1969~ Woodstock Music Festival opens

Wallkill, New York August 15-16-17
First Festival Poster by David Edward Byrd

1969 / Original offset lithograph, 10,000 qty. / Approx. 14”x22” / Various collections

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Previous August 15 posts:

Self Portraits~August 15

August 15, 1969: The Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, New York

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/15~