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When Did the Golden Age End?

2 monthes ago   |   By Gurney Journey

A friend of mine who teaches art history asked for my view on this question:
"How and when did the "Golden Age of Illustration" end? Did it end, or just shrink? Has there been a revival? Do you have thoughts on this, as an illustrator working with traditional media, in an imaginative realist genre, in the 21st century. How do artists now, relate to a golden age of illustration that supposedly ended? I would prefer to offer a hopeful analysis!"
My answer: A lot of illustrators who lived through the Golden Age years complained that the great era of story illustration ended as the 1920s...
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