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Posters : The 20Th-Century Poster: Design of the Avant-Garde

Ades, Dawn {Author} with Robert Brown, Alma Law, Armin Hofmann, and Merrill C. Berman {Contributions By} and Mildred Friedman {Editor}

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ISBN 10: 0896594343 / ISBN 13: 9780896594340
Published by Abbeville Press, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A., 1984
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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"Though few in number, and producing a limited body of works, they have absorbed today's popular impulsesand, in union with a highly developed graphic sensibility, are creating vital new poster art. It is that ability to understand a specific time and to interpret it in visual terms that produces powerful art. The designers, past and present, whose posters are gathered here have that essential quality plus the vision that characterizes the vanguard of every era." This book has 215 pages and is profusely illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 035285

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Title: Posters : The 20Th-Century Poster: Design of...

Publisher: Abbeville Press, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Pictorial Softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: Not Given

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Second edition. Compiled by the Walker Art Center. Includes useful biographical information on each of the artists discussed. Well illustrated with many plates in color. Bibliography and index. 227+ 1 pages. stiff paper wrappers.. small 4to..

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Dawn Ades is the author of a number of books on dada, surrealism, and related topics, including "Dada and Surrealism Reviewed", "Photomontage", and "Salvador Dali". She is Director of the Arts and Humanities Research Board Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies at the University of Essex.

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