Search

A EUROPEAN ARTIST DISCOVERS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GAME OF ALL...

Feb. 20, 1961
Feb. 20, 1961

Table of Contents
Feb. 20, 1961

Pro Basketball
Yesterday
The Gang
Son Of Saggy
Salt-Water Jockeys
  • In jackets inspired by the bright geometry of international yachting code flags, this yearns sailors can sport their own initials and be as easy to spot as a jockey in his silks. For more new color-struck boating clothes, turn the page

Tennis
Boxing
Fishing
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

A EUROPEAN ARTIST DISCOVERS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GAME OF ALL...

It is an artist's delight," purred French painter André Fran√ßois of professional hockey. "It catches the action, the color and the excitement of America itself." Known in this country mostly for his children's books and famous abroad for his posters, cartoons, caricatures and ballet sets, Fran√ßois fell in love with hockey after a single visit to Madison Square Garden. The bold lines and flashing colors on the following pages are a valentine to his new love

This is an article from the Feb. 20, 1961 issue

The motion of the players," says François, "the color of the uniforms and the excitement of the crowd left my head reeling. I was full of hockey"

I particularly liked to keep my eyes on the goal. That way I caught the action like a wide-screen movie"

FIVE ILLUSTRATIONS