Monday, November 21, 2011


'21st Century Neoclassicism (Have A Nice Day!)' (2011)

foreground: '20th Century Nostalgia (Pall Mall)' (2011)


  1. In 1963 Harvey Ball, an American commercial artist, was employed by an advertising company to create a happy face to be used on buttons. His rendition, with bright yellow background, dark oval eyes, and creases at the sides of the mouth, was to become the most iconic version.

  2. Pall Mall brand cigarettes were introduced in 1899 by the Butler & Butler Company, in an attempt to cater to the upper class with the first "premium" cigarette. It is named after Pall Mall, a well-known street in London.