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9 More Pools is a series of interesting and unique swimming pools located in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, focusing on the California Modernist p… Read More
9 More Pools is a series of interesting and unique swimming pools located in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, focusing on the California Modernist period. The chief attractions of the two cities are its beautiful homes and especially its swimming pools owned by the rich and famous. Coined after Ed Rucha's "Nine Swimming Pools", each postcard in this series showcases a swimming pool with an interesting story to tell. Each illustration is hand painted. The final format are imitation vintage postcards printed on paper and binded in an accordion-style book (photos included). Read Less
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Front and back cover and envelope (when folded) of the project.
Back side of the envelope listing the project's description.
Pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace's pool in Sherman Oaks, CA.
Back side of Liberace postcard.
Actress Jayne Mansfield's pool in Beverly Hills, CA.
Back side of Mansfield postcard.
Jazz crooner Frank Sinatra's pool in Palm Springs, CA.
 
Back side of Sinatra postcard.
Beverly Hills Hotel pool in Beverly Hills, CA.
Back side of Beverly Hills Hotel postcard.
Professional basketball player, Wilt Chamberlain's pool in Bel Air, CA.
Back side of Chamberlain postcard.
Industrial Designer Raymond Loewy's pool in Palm Springs, CA.
Back side of Loewy postcard.
Artist David Hockney, painting in The Roosevelt Hotel's pool in Los Angeles, CA.
Back side of Hockney postcard.
Hollywoodland pool in Hollywood, CA.
Back side of Hollywoodland postcard.
"The Dogbowl", an empty abandoned pool skated by the Z-Boys of Dogtown, somewhere in Santa Monica, CA.
Back side of Z-Boys postcard.
 
*Below are photos of the project's physical printed accordion book.