Abstract Saturday: William Gear 1915-1997

Gear was Scottish born, the son of a coal miner. He studied with for a time with Fernand Leger. You can see more of his work here,  here and here.

Interior 1949

Untitled, 1949, Gouache on paper by William Gear via Anthony Hepworth Fine Art Dealer

Composition, 1949 William Gear

Autumn Study 1953 by William Gear via The Redfern Gallery

LANDSCAPE STRUCTURE 1955

Spinnin' wheel, spinning' round

Some beautiful vintage wheel charts and spinners

 

Vintage Prohibition-Era GINSICLES Roulette Wheel by Ben-Burk Inc

Cook Chart via Present and Correct

1931, Chart of Knowledge Co. of America — Boston, Mass. via flickr

Horse betting game

Goofy Zoo via Present and Correct

Weather Wheel via Present and Correct