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Posters: A Concise History by John Barnicoat

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Posters: A Concise History by John Barnicoat

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Studies the artists and movements that have shaped and influenced the development of poster design during a one-hundred-year period.

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The poster as we know it dates back no further than 1870, for it was then that the perfection of techniques in color lithography first made mass production possible. Yet in little more than a hundred years it has come to be recognized as a vital art form, attracting artists at every level, from painters like Toulouse-Lautrec and Mucha to theatrical and commercial designers, and ranging in style from Art Nouveau, Symbolism, Cubism and Art Deco, to the formality of the Bauhaus and the deliberate incoherence of the hippies and other underground movements in the 1960s. 273 illus., 72 in color.

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SKU GOR001518540
Title Posters: A Concise History
Author By (author) John Barnicoat
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Thames & Hudson Ltd
Year Published 1972
Page Number 288
ISBN 0500201188
ISBN13 9780500201183
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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