AdHoc, our monthly comment on the hidden implications in advertisements, was written by our esteemed colleague and friend, Dr. Richard Zakia. Richard D. Zakia was Professor Emeritus, Rochester Institute of Technology, and author/coauthor of several books on photography, perception, semiotics and advertising. He passed away in March, 2012. We are privileged to maintain his archive.
February, 2012: Sea Island Cotton
cotton January, 2012: The Thinker thinker December, 2011: Visa Signature visa November, 2011: Man Ray manray October, 2011: da Vinci davinci August, 2011: Dali salvador July, 2011: Hirschfeld hirschfeld June, 2011: Andy andy May, 2011: Absolut absolut April, 2011: Vancleef vancleef February, 2011: Graces graces January, 2011:Crystal crystal December, 2010: Dream dream November, 2010: Nunn nunn October, 2010: Prison prison September, 2010: Painted Hand paintedhand August,2010: Sky and Water skyandwater July, 2010: Wristwatch wristwatch June, 2010: Escher escher May, 2010: Gainsborough gainsborough April, 2010: Roy Lichtenstein lichtenstein March, 2010:Arcimboldo arcimboldo February, 2010: Veronese veronese January, 2010: Magritte's Mirror magritte December, 2009: Dewar's Bathtub bathtub November, 2009: Goya's Maja maja October, 2009: M&M m&m September, 2009: Oscar Meyer oscar August, 2009: Izod izod July, 2009: Faces faces June, 2009: Eileen Fisher eileenfisher May, 2009: Victoria's Secret victoria April, 2009: Bebe bebe March, 2009: Caress caress February, 2009: Dior dior