Sally Edelstein Collage | CONSUMING IMAGES
DEFROSTING THE COLD WAR MEDIA MADE WOMEN FRACTURED AMERICAN DREAMS RE: VISIONS GENDER BODY PARTS CONSTANT CRAVINGS CONSUMER CULTURE
MUTUALLY ASSURED CONSUMPTION Detail collage A collection of visual tropes from the conflicted Cold War world of consumerism and Nuclear fears. Utilizing images from pulp fiction novels, Life magazines 1950s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration, consumerism 50's images, media stereotypes men 50's, media stereotypes women 50's, picturing post war America, retro refrigerator ad images 50s, vintage electroluxe image, Nuclear arms race cold war, cultural consumerism, post war America, Mutually Assured Destruction images,
Mutually Assured Consumption and Destruction 36" x 55" collage of appropriated images A collection of visual tropes from the conflicted Cold War world of consumerism and Nuclear fears.
A COLORFAST WORLD OF FROST-FREE FUN collage A collection of visual tropes from the Cold War culture of consumer abundance and the thrill of the new. Appropriating images from pulp fiction novels, Life magazines 1950s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration 50's, consumerism 50's images, vintage advertising illustration, media stereotypes men 50's, media stereotypes women 50's, picturing post war America, Cold War culture, Nuclear arms race Cold War, cultural consumerism, Madison Avenue 50's, Duz detergent, colorama light bulbs, postwar America
ConsumerCulture Detail collage
ABUNDANCE Collage
DEFROSTING THE COLD WAR Collage 9" x14"
BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY collage 26" x 34" A smorgasbord of images celebrating the wonders of Post-War chemically produced food when our pride in technology extended to food. Appropriated images- Vintage ad for Union Carbide Fortune Magazine late 1940s, processed food ads, convenience food 50s ads, canned food 50s ads, instant foods ads, vintage food ads, candy ads 50's, vintage junk food ads, vintage fast food ad images 50s 60's, breakfast cereal ads 50's, 50's 60's housewives images, 50's housewife, vintage advertising illustration, vintage childrens school books,
Ambassador of Peace Open Sesame For Business collage 36"x32 A collection of images from the Cold War popular media, calculated to sell the American Way to the world setting the stage for the beginning of the Cold War CocaColinization of the world by the globalization of multinational corporations. Appropriated images- Vintage US Army recruiting ad, Life magazine 1949, vintage childrens school books, vintage coke ads 1940s, Vintage car ads, vintage ad Fortune magazine 40's, vintage Uncle Sam 40's, Jolly green Giant retro, WWII soldiers images in ads, vintage advertising illustrations, media stereotypes men 40s 50s, American multinationals, globalization, McWorld, American exceptionalism
Ambassador of Peace Open Sesame For Business Detail collage A collection of images from the Cold War popular media, calculated to sell the American Way to the world setting the stage for the beginning of the Cold War CocaColinization of the world by the globalization of multinational corporations. Appropriated images- Vintage US Army recruiting ad Life magazine 1949, vintage childrens school books, vintage coke ads 1940s, Vintage car ads, vintage ad Fortune magazine 40's, vintage Uncle Sam 40's, Jolly green Giant retro, WWII soldiers images in ads, vintage advertising illustrations, media stereotypes men 40s 50s, American multinationals, globalization, McWorld, American exceptionalism
OPEN SESAME TO PROFIT collage A collection of images from the Cold War popular media, calculated to sell the American Way to the world. Appropriated images- Vintage US government ad, Life magazine 49, vintage childrens school books, vintage coke ads 1940s, Vintage car ads, vintage ad Fortune magazine 40's, vintage Uncle Sam 40's, Jolly green Giant retro, WWII soldiers images in ads, vintage advertising illustrations, media stereotypes men 40s 50s, American multinationals, globalization, McWorld, American exceptionalism "
FUSION CULTURE collage 30" x36" A Cold War consumer culture driven by Military Industrial complex creating mutually assured destruction and mutually assured consumption Appropriated images Vintage advertising illustration 40's, 50s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, vintage food advertising, WWII soldiers in ads, American GI WWII images, WWII generation images, vintage boy scouts images 50s, vintage Schwinn bike ad, Madison Ave 50s, 50s houswives, 50s consumersim, mushroom cloud images, Atomic bomb, nuclear fears,
FUSION CULTURE collage Detail A Cold War consumer culture driven by Military Industrial complex creating mutually assured destruction and mutually assured consumption. Appropriated images- Vintage advertising illustration 40's, 50s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, vintage food advertising, WWII soldiers in ads, American GI WWII images, WWII generation images, vintage boy scouts images 50s, vintage Schwinn bike ad, Madison Ave 50s, 50s housewives, 50s consumerisim, mushroom cloud images, Atomic bomb, nuclear fears, Cold War Culture, Madison Ave, 50s
MID CENTURY MADNESS collage A Cold War consumer culture driven by Military Industrial complex creating mutually assured destruction and mutually assured consumption. Appropriated images Vintage advertising illustration 40's, 50s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, vintage food advertising, WWII soldiers in ads, American GI WWII images, WWII generation images, Madison Ave 50s, 50s housewives, 50s consumerism, Atomic bomb, nuclear fears,
FUSION CULTURE collage Detail A Cold War consumer culture driven by Military Industrial complex creating mutually assured destruction and mutually assured consumption. Appropriated images- Vintage advertising illustration 40's, 50s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, vintage food advertising, WWII soldiers in ads, American GI WWII images, WWII generation images, Madison Ave 50s, 50s housewives, 50s consumerism, Atomic bomb, nuclear fears,
SUPER-SIZING THE SUPERPOWER collage 30"x 32 A Cold War consumer culture driven by Military Industrial complex and an arms race with the Russians. Appropriated images- Ballistic missiles illustrations 50's, Atom Bomb images, mushroom cloud image, nuclear war fears 50s, arms race cold war, WWII fighter pilots images, media stereotypes men 50's, media stereotypes women 50s, Marlboro cigarette ad vintage, vintage calendar girls, vintage pin up girls 50s, Cadillac tailfins 1950s, women's bras 1950s, underwear for women ads 50's, mens underwear ads 50s, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, vintage advertising illustration, Charles Atlas, vintage advertising to men women 50s
SUPER SIZING THE SUPERPOWER collage A Cold War consumer culture driven by Military Industrial complex and an arms race with the Russians. Appropriated images- Ballistic missiles illustrations, Atom Bomb images, mushroom cloud image, nuclear war fears 50s, arms race cold war, WWII fighter pilots images, media stereotypes men 50's, media stereotypes women 50s, Marlboro cigarette ad vintage, vintage calendar girls, vintage pin up girls 50s, Cadillac tailfins 1950s, women's bras 1950s, underwear for women ads 50's, men's underwear ads 50s, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, vintage advertising illustration, Charles Atlas, vintage advertising to men women 50s, Cold War Culture,Nuclear Age, Atomic Age
Nuclear Family in Atomic Age collage 8" x 12
Home Building Fallout Shelter collage 8" x 12"
FUSION CULTURE detail collage A Cold War consumer culture driven by Military Industrial complex creating mutually assured destruction and mutually assured consumption. Appropriated images- Vintage advertising illustration 40's, 50s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, vintage food advertising, WWII soldiers in ads, American GI WWII images, WWII generation images, vintage boy scouts images 50s, vintage schwinn bike ad, Madison Ave 50s, 50s housewives, 50s consumerism, mushroom cloud images, Atomic bomb, nuclear fears,
BEDTIME STORIES: SWEET DREAMS collage Detail The nuclear fears that permeated Atomic Age Appropriated images from pulp fiction novel images, vintage children's story books, nuclear art, vintage advertising illustration vintage, Civil Defense Cold War, Civil Defense Cold war fear, effects of Atom bomb fears, nuclear arms race cold war,
BEDTIME STORIES: SWEET DREAMS collage 35" x 46" The nuclear fears that permeated the Atomic Age and haunted the nightmares of children. Appropriated images- vintage Little Golden Books 50s,vintage childrens story books, nuclear art, pulp fiction novel images, WWII soldiers images in ads,vintage advertising illustration, Civil Defense Cold War, civil defense cold war fears, effects of Atom bomb fears, nuclear arms race cold war, Cold War Culture, Atomic Age
Survival of the Happy Family collage
OILS WELL THAT ENDS WELL collage 29"x 39 The Military Industrial and Religious complex in pursuit of petroleum. Appropriated images- vintage childrens school books, vintage childrens story books,vintage oil ad Fortune Magazine 1947, American icons vintage, childrens Middle East maps, vintage childrens Bible Land maps, vintage 50's gasoline ads vintage 50's 60's, Uncle Sam images, pulp fiction novels illustrations 40's,50s, vintage calendar girls and pin up girls 40's 50's, WWII Soldiers images in ads 40's, geopolitics, globalization,
ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS collage Icons of the Cold War Industrial Military and Religious complex. Appropriated images- vintage children's school books, vintage children's story books, American icons vintage, children's Middle East maps, vintage children's Bible Land maps, vintage 50's gasoline ads vintage 50's 60's, Uncle Sam images, pulp fiction novels illustrations 40's,50s, vintage calendar girls and pin up girls 40's 50's, WWII Soldiers images in ads 40's, geopolitics, globalization
GOOD TO THE LAST DROP collage American pursuit of Oil. Appropriated images- vintage childrens school books, vintage childrens story books,vintage oil ad Fortune Magazine 1947, American icons vintage, childrens Middle East maps, vintage childrens Bible Land maps, vintage 50's gasoline ads vintage 50's 60's, Uncle Sam images, pulp fiction novels illustrations 40's,50s, vintage calendar girls and pin up girls 40's 50's, WWII Soldiers images in ads 40's, geopolitics, globalization
OIL THE WAY TO THE BANK collage Sally Edelstein's collage composed of vintage illustration from the 1940's and 50's looks at Western Crusade for Middle Eastern Oil. Appropriated images- Vintage children's school books, vintage advertising illustrations, Boy Scout images 1950s, Vintage childrens book illustrations, WW II soldiers in ads illustrations, media stereotypes of men 50s, images of gender roles, vintage images Crusaders, cowboys, Uncle Sam, John Bull, Roy Rogers, globalization, capitalism
OIL THE WAY TO THE BANK collage Detail Sally Edelstein's collage composed of vintage illustration from the 1940's and 50's looks at Western Crusade for Middle Eastern Oil. Appropriated images- Vintage children's school books, vintage advertising illustrations, Boy scout images 1950s, Vintage childrens book illustrations, WW II soldiers in ads illustrations, media stereotypes of men 50s, images of gender roles, vintage images Crusaders, cowboys, Uncle Sam, John Bull, Roy Rogers, globalization. capitalism
WHO'S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF? collage with duct tape 30" x 36" The folly of Preparedness Images appropriated from fallout shelter design booklets, vintage Little Golden Books illustrations 50s, Life Magazine 50's effects of radiation, effects of Atom Bomb , mushroom cloud images, Civil Defense Cold war fears
White Flight collage
AMBASSADOR OF PEACE: WE ARE FRIENDS Collage 42" x 36" America as peacekeeper of the world. Appropriated images- Vintage US Army recruiting ad published in Life Magazine late 1940s, vintage childrens school books, My Weekly Reader 60's, vintage maps, globes vintage illustrations, vintage defense ads, vintage gasoline ads. geopolitical art
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