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International Postwar Style and Design
By Judith Salavetz,, Spencer Drate,,and Sam Sarowitz,With text by Dave Kehr
11 x 13 in; 516 pp; 1500 color images
November 2008 ISBN 9780811861717 ISBN10 0811861716
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Critically authoritative, visually stunning, and physically massive, Art of the Modern Movie Poster is the first and last word on post-WWII film poster design. Showcasing fascinating examples from 15 nations, this collection of more than 1,500 exemplary designs is a must-have for film buffs, design and poster aficionados alike. The posters are organized by country of origin, offering an intriguing glimpse into each region's unique visual sensibility and sometimes unexpected takes on familiar films. Gathered from the renowned collection of the Posteritati Gallery in New Yorkone of the largest holdings of international film posters in the worldthis volume is the definitive survey of both film and popular graphic art in the modern era.
Judith Salavetz is a New York-based graphic designer and author.Graphic designer and author Spencer Drate has created award-winning CD packages for U2 and Lou Reed, among others.Sam Sarowitz is the owner of Posteritati Gallery in New York.Film critic Dave Kehr has written for the Chicago Tribune and New York Times, among others.
Whether movie posters are your thing or not, itís a must-have.
Film Comment2009-02-01 00:00:00
For the price of a couple of DVDs youíll have something that will enrich your life forever! If you have any movie-loving friends, then Iím confident that theyíd love it as a Christmas present!
Zeta Minor News2008-12-05 00:00:00
Itís a brilliant look at the international histories of graphic design, illustration, and pop culture during the second half of the 20th century, and I know that Iím going to be taking this book off my shelf again and again for inspiration
Drawn, the Illustration & Cartooning Blog2008-12-08 00:00:00
A definitive guide for indie film nerds, this book is a visual treat for anyone keen on design, fine art and finer films. Coffee tables are crying out for this compendium.
Digital Journal.com2008-12-08 00:00:00
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