Sunday 4 August 2013

designer loves art ... Charles Dana Gibson...188

not many create the standard of beauty of a decade.

this is Charles Dana Gibson

born in Massachusetts, he started by cutting silhouettes by the age of 8, his parents enrolled him in the art students league. after studying sculpture with August Saint-Gaudens, he realized he prefer  pen and ink. he started to portray social settings  when he started working in magazine life, which he stayed loyal to until he was forced to sell his share at an older age. by 1890 he began to draw what would of been known as "Gibson  girl" who was  said to be inspired by his wife. she became the symbol of elegance  and aspiration for all American woman.

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