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The Modern Poster

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Editor: Stuart Werde
Publisher: Museum of Modern Art, New York
Publication: 1988, First Edition
Binding: Softcover, section sewn
Pages: 264
Size: 275 x 305
Text: English

(Foreword) 'This lavishly illustrated volume presents in full color over three hundred of the finest posters selected from the rich resources of the graphic design collection of The Museum of Modern Art. The poster has always existed at the junction of the fine and applied arts, of. culture and commerce. Throughout. its one-hundred-year history-~-which parallels the history of modern art itself-the poster has provided an arena where painting, drawing, photography, and typography have come together, influencing each other in the process. In this book the lively interaction between design and fine art is described in terms of all the principal styles and movements of the modern period. The author also discusses the evolution of this unique medium, outlining its cultural as well as aesthetic development.'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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