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Art of the modern movie poster : international postwar style and design /
by Sam Sarowitz, Judith Salavetz, and Spencer Drate ; text by Dave Kehr.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2008.
description
516 p.
ISBN
9780811861717
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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FILM COMMENT Whether movie posters are your thing or not, it s a must-have.
ZETA MINOR NEWS For the price of a couple of DVDs you ll have something that will enrich your life forever! If you have any movie-loving friends, then I m confident that they d love it as a Christmas present!
DIGITAL JOURNAL.COM 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.
DRAWN, THE ILLUSTRATION & CARTOONING BLOG It s 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 I m going to be taking this book off my shelf again and again for inspiration
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Featuring over 1500 movie posters from regions around the world, this volume offers a definitive survey of both film and popular graphic art in the modern era. Drawn from the collection of the Posteritati Gallery in New York, the chapters introduce the design schools, quirks, and practices of various nations.
Main Description
Critically authoritative, visually stunning, and physically massive, the first and last word on post-World War II film poster design showcases fascinating examples from 15 nations--a collection of more than 1,500 exemplary designs.Chronicle Books
Main Description
This is the ultimate book for poster fans and film buffs around the world. With over 1500 international posters from 1945-2005--often comparing interesting variations in the way the same movie was visually presented from one country to another--this volume offers a definitive survey of both film and popular graphic art in the modern era, and is an absolute must-have for fans of either one. Drawn from the collection of the prestigious Posteritati Gallery in New York (one of the world's foremost collections of movie posters), chapters introduce the design schools, quirks, and practices of various nations--from the U.S. to Poland to Japan to Turkey--and then illustrate the graphic output of each nation in a variety of posters.
Main Description
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 York one of the largest holdings of international film posters in the world this volume is the definitive survey of both film and popular graphic art in the modern era.

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