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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

  • 1960s Cuban Film Posters

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    Like our sixties Polish film poster Art post these pictures of posters are all illustrated and don’t feature any photos of the actors that starred in the films. Keeping the history of Cuban film posters brief – when the...

  • Grande Ballroom Detroit – Concert Postcards

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    Michigan graphic artist Gary Grimshaw and illustrator Carl Lundgren were the designers responsible for these colourful postcards that promoted concerts at the Detroit Grande Ballroom during the sixties. Their kaleidoscopic designs were not just for the...

  • London Film Festival Posters

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    The London Film Festival started way back in 1953. The annual event was founded by a group of film critics who thought that London deserved it’s own festival. They also decided that the event would be different from other festivals like Cannes and...

  • Striking Designs – German Matchbox Labels

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    Great graphic designs pop up in the most unlikely places, as we’ve seen before in our Medicated follower of fashion post which feaured some very groovy adverts from a Spanish Medical Magazine. This time we take a look at some cool vintage matchbox...

  • Television and Film Art of Jack Davis

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    Cartoonist Jack Davis has produced a vast amount of art work during his career, and the reason why his portfolio is packed to the brim is because of his ability to create a cartoon in his own unique style in a matter of minutes. With his speedy skills...

  • Thirty B-Movie Biker Posters

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    Hot on the wheels of our David Mann’s Biker Art post we now bring you an array of posters for biker themed films from the late sixties to early seventies.We’ve excluded the big biker film of the time Easy Rider, instead we’ve picked out...

  • Come Fly With Me – Airline Ticket Jackets

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    With technology allowing people to book their airline tickets on the Internet, then print them off at home or at the office, we guess that ticket jacket designs are almost a lost art (there’s a Phil Collins pun in there somewhere) although...

  • Sixties Polish Film Poster Art

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    Sixties Polish film poster artists are sometimes known as the most colourful and creative, the reason for this is because during communist regime rejected the West’s glorification of movie stars, hence the two biggest stars of the era Elizabeth...

  • Under The Influence – Push Pin Studios

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    The New York based Push Pin studios was founded in 1954 by graduates Milton Glaser, Reynold Ruffins, Seymour Chwast and Edward Sorel. Two of the founders Edward and Seymour had previously worked for Esquire magazine until both of them were sacked on the same...

  • Meet The Outlaws – David Mann’s Biker Art

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    If there is such a genre as Biker Art then Dave Mann has to be the leader of the pack. In fact a simple Google of ‘Biker Art’ brings up four of his paintings at the top of the page and five mentions of his name on the front page alone. Here we take a...