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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.

About the Author

Graphic designer and author Spencer Drate has created award-winning CD packages for U2 and Lou Reed, among others.

Judith Salavetz is a New York-based graphic designer and author.

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.

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lukas, October 24, 2013 (view all comments by lukas)


An absolutely incredible collection of movie posters from many countries and many eras. The Eastern European ones are particularly striking. Your coffee table needs this.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780811861717
Author:
Sarowitz, Sam
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Salavetz, Judith
Author:
Salavetz, Jutka
Author:
Kehr, David
Author:
Drate, Spencer
Subject:
History
Subject:
Film posters
Subject:
Commercial - Advertising
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Advertising
Subject:
Film posters - History
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
516
Dimensions:
13.20x11.16x1.41 in. 7.87 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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