Poster Design and Art



100 Movie Posters
Edited by Tony Nourmand. Introduction by Sir Christopher Frayling. For the first time, world vintage movie poster authority Tony Nourmand shares his personal selection of the 100 essential movie posters of all time. For 30 years, Nourmand has been instrumental in redefining 20th-century movie >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780957261082
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/30/2013
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Beauty Is in the Street
Edited by Johan Kugelberg, Philippe Vermès. In May 1968, thousands of workers and students took to the streets of Paris, provoking an unprecedented wave of strikes, walkouts and demonstrations. The confrontations between police and protesters led to a general strike of >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192837
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Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 272 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011
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Blueprint for Counter Education
By Maurice R. Stein, Larry Miller and Marshall Henrichs. Text by Paul Cronin, Adam Michaels, Jeffrey Schnapp. Radical pedagogy from Bauhaus to Black Mountain: a defining document of '60s counterculture
Maurice R. Stein and Larry Miller’s Blueprint for Counter Education is one of the defining (but neglected) works of radical pedagogy of the >>more

Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753095
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Boxed, Pbk, 2 vols, 8 x 10.75 in. / 272 pgs / 3 duotone / 400 b&w / 3 posters.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016
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Come Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister Corita
Text by Julie Ault, Daniel Berrigan. At 18, Corita Kent (1918-86) entered the Roman Catholic order of Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Los Angeles, where she taught art and eventually ran the art department. After more than 30 >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502522
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Pbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007
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Introduction by Thibaut de Ruyter. Against today's copyrighted-to-the-gills Hollywood movie industry, the wacky world of Ghanian movie posters comes as a joyous relief, with its absolute lack of respect for not only the directors and even stars of Hollywood, but >>more

ISBN 9783940907059
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 68 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009
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Hecho en Cuba: Cinema in the Cuban Graphics
Edited by Luigi Bardellotto. Text by Alberto Barbera, Jorge R. Bermudez, Alessandra Riccio, Luciano Del Sette. The film poster is one of the best-known forms of Cuban art. Hecho en Cuba: Cinema in the Cuban Graphics is a compilation of Cuban film posters from the 1950s through the present, and an >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836633203
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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How Posters Work
By Ellen Lupton. Text by Caitlin Condell, Gail Davidson, Ellen Lupton. With its unique focus on visual language, Ellen Lupton's How Posters Work is more than another poster book. Rather than provide a history of the genre or a compilation of collectibles, the book is organized >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503822
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Hbk, 9.5 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015
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Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now
Text by Judith B. Hecker. Encompassing black-and-white linoleum cuts made at community art centers in the 1960s and 1970s, resistance posters and other political art of the 1980s and the wide variety of subjects and techniques explored by artists in >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707568
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 96 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011
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In the Good Name of the Company: Artworks and ephemera produced by or in tandem with the Colby Printing Company
Edited by Christopher Michlig, Brian Roettinger, Jan Tumlir. The Los Angeles–based Colby Poster Printing Company has been a friend to local artists ever since Ed Ruscha’s seminal Colby-printed announcement for the 1962 Pasadena Art Museum exhibition New Paintings of Common Objects. Their fluorescent >>more

ISBN 9781939799036
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Pbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 324 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013
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Lex Reitsma: 196 Posters for De Nederlandse Opera
Chronicling the history of the De Nederlandse Opera house, this publication documents the graphic design of Lex Reitsma (born 1958) for operas at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Alongside 196 posters, Reitsma's work also includes >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081499
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 56 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015
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Living Pictures
Edited by David Blamey. Essays by Rosie Thomas, Patricia Uberoi, Sara Dickey, Emily King, M.S.S. Pandian and Christopher Pinney. This charming book of Indian film posters offers the uninitiated a window into the sub-continent's famously over-the-top movie industry, and for those who know it well, there is a wide selection of classic and little-known >>more

Open Editions
ISBN 9780949004154
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Paperback, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 260 pgs / 153 color and 8 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006
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Mark Bradford: Merchant Posters
Text by Malik Gaines, Ernest Hardy, Philippe Vergne, Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson. This book gathers for the first time an extensive selection of American artist—or “builder and demolisher,” as he describes himself—Mark Bradford's gorgeous, searing and heavily textured “merchant posters.” The original printed posters, collected by Bradford >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co./Aspen Art Press
ISBN 9780980024227
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010
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Max Bill
Edited by Manuel Fontán del Junco, María Toledo. Text by Karin Gimmi, Jakob Bill, Manuel Fontán del Junco, Neus Moyano, Fernando Marzá, María Amalia García, Gillermo Zuaznabar.

The definitive illustrated monograph on 20th-century Swiss artist, designer, and architect Max Bill, whose work spanned from graphic design and advertising typography to product and furniture design and from painting to sculpture.

A true Renaissance man >>more

Fundacion Juan March
ISBN 9788470756320
US $34.95 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 352 pgs / 170 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016
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Mira Cuba: The Cuban Poster Art from 1959
Edited by Luigino Bardellotti, Simona Biolcati, Ivo Boscariol. Introduction by Mario Piazza. Text by Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Pepe Menendez, Niko, Sara Vega, Reynaldo Gonzales, Olivio Martinez, Rafael Morante, Richard Frick. Many eras have passed in Cuba since Fidel Castro took office in 1959 after the Revolution, but the special character of the graphic art spawned in that chaotic, fertile moment has endured, as this volume >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836626991
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014
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On Display
Text by Catherine Flood, Hettie Judah. On Display is a large-format collection of highlights from the Hayward Gallery's archive of exhibition posters. Acting as a who's who of contemporary British design and art, this compilation includes work by some of Britain's >>more

Hayward Publishing
ISBN 9781853323263
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Pbk, 11.75 x 16.5 in. / 112 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015
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Poster No. 524
Edited by Rianne Petter, Rene Put. Text by Jeroen Boomgaard, Jouke Kleerebezem. Taking 523 posters found in the streets, graphic designers René Put (1962) and Rianne Petter (1975) carefully studied and deconstructed their composition, investigating and isolating certain elements and reassembling them into a brand new poster. >>more

ISBN 9789078088592
US $33.95 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Flexi, 9 x 12.5 in. / 176 pgs / 120 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013
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Posters: Advertising and Italian Fashion, 1890-1950
Text by Dario Cimorelli, Anna Villari. This fascinating, abundantly illustrated book delves into the evolution of Italian advertising and fashion posters, showing how social developments and economic expansion were reflected in commercial art. Advertising served as an ideal vehicle for fashion, >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836623433
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 238 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013
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Posters: Eat & Drink in Italian Advertising
Edited by Mario Piazza, Alessandro Bellenda. This book offers the opportunity to delight in the graphic creativity of the advertising of Italy's major food producers, including Cinzano spumante, Perugina chocolate, Saiwa biscuits and Voiello pasta, as well as campaigns launched by >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836630561
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015
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Posters: Speed in Italian Advertising 1890–1955
Edited by Dario Cimorelli, Anna Villari. Posters: Speed in Italian Advertising 1890–1955 collects the graphic evidence of a fundamental truth of the early 20th century: Europe found itself moving, all of a sudden, at a new speed. Modernity was aggressive, self-assured >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836632978
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016
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Posters: The Sea Voyage
Edited by Paolo Piccione. A continuation of Silvana Editoriale’s Posters series, this volume presents the most significant examples of advertising graphics produced by Italian shipping companies between 1885 and 1965. The graphics range from those produced for the first >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836627981
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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Propaganda! Russian and Norwegian Posters 1920-1939
Edited and with introduction by Daniela Büchten. Foreword by Vigdis Moe Skarstein, Anton Likhomanov. Text by Yelena Barkhatova, Daniela Büchten, Denis Solovev, Vibece Salthe. Propaganda! Russian and Norwegian Posters 1920–1939 brings together a broad selection of outstanding Russian poster art, from the Constructivists’ formal experiments to the Socialist Realism of the 1930s. It also includes some of the most >>more

Forlaget Press
ISBN 9788275476447
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 224 pgs / 110 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014
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Re-Designing the East
Edited by Iris Dressler, Hans D. Christ. Text by Hans D. Christ, Iris Dressler, et al. How do graphic designers respond to sudden, sweeping political change? Re-Designing the East looks at how politicized graphic design practices in Eastern Europe, South and Eastern Asia have evolved since the 1980s, with particular emphasis >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775734660
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 265 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013
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Reasons To Be Cheerful: The Life and Work of Barney Bubbles
Edited by Paul Gorman. Foreword by Malcolm Garrett. Introduction by Billy Bragg. Text by Paul Gorman, Peter Saville. Interview by Art Chantry. More than a quarter century after his death, graphic design genius Barney Bubbles remains a powerful influence on contemporary artists. Bubbles is perhaps best known for the legendary record album covers and posters he created >>more

ISBN 9780955201745
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 550 color / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011
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Revolutionary Tides
By Jeffrey T. Schnapp.

Public assemblies and multitudes in action are fundamental to our notion of political life. Through 120 posters-many never previously reproduced-the book examines the impact of large gatherings of people in politics and society concentrating on >>more

ISBN 9788876242106
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.75 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/13/2005
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Rock Paper Show: Flatstock Volume One
Edited by Geoff Peveto. Introduction by Clay Hayes. The first decade of the twenty-first century marked a highpoint at the intersection of graphic design and music. Against the backdrop of the digital music revolution, the rock poster has suddenly reemerged as an art >>more

Soundscreen Design
ISBN 9780984302802
US $59.99 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 312 pgs / 566 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011
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Sam Is Not My Uncle
Text by Alfons González. Uncle Sam with his hands cut off; the head of the Statue of Liberty impaled on a bayonet; a trash can decorated with the Stars and Stripes: these are some of the striking images with >>more

ISBN 9788416282685
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 120 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016
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See Red Women's Workshop
Foreword by Sheila Rowbotham. Text by Prudence Stevenson, Susan Mackie, Anne Robinson, Jess Baines. "Girls are powerful": the ‘70s feminist posters of See Red Women’s Workshop
A feminist silkscreen poster collective founded in London in 1974 by three former art students, the See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829077
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 12.25 in. / 184 pgs / 90 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017
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Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art
Edited by John Duke Kisch, Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Text by John Duke Kisch, Peter Doggett. Afterword by Spike Lee. This magnificent volume is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art. A visual feast, these images recount the diverse and historic journey of the black film industry from the earliest >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526068
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 270 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/06/2014
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The European Poster 1888-1938
Introduction by José Lebrero Stals. Text by Carlos Pérez, Dara Kiese, Luigi Cavadini, Anne-Marie Sauvage, Aymeric Perroy, Katalin Bakos. The modern poster dates back to around 1870, when color lithography had been sufficiently perfected to permit mass production. Artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec and Jules Chéret were quick to perceive and embrace the possibilities of >>more

Fundación Museo Picasso Málaga
ISBN 9788493842789
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 SDNR50
Boxed, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 336 pgs / 200 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012
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The Graphic World of Paul Peter Piech
Edited by Zoe Whitley. The first monograph on acclaimed Brooklyn-born, UK-based designer Paul Peter Piech, this volume brings together 120 key works from the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the University of Reading in the UK. >>more

Four Corners Books/V&A Publishing
ISBN 9781909829015
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Hbk, 8.75 x 12.25 in. / 192 pgs / 124 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014
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The Work of 75B
Text by Rens Muis, Pieter Vos. Founded by Robert Beckand, Rens Muis and Pieter Vos in 1997, the Rotterdam-based graphic design studio 75B has designed everything from Nike posters and museum logos to books, magazines, flyers, cards, exhibitions and full-scale architectural >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080409
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 2,000 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013
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X-rated: Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s
Edited by Tony Nourmand, Graham Marsh. Introduction by Peter Doggett. Designed by Graham Marsh. This magnificent book is the new, expanded, complete edition of Nourmand and Marsh’s cult bestseller, with text by renowned writer Peter Doggett. The 1960s and ’70s were the Golden Age of the X-rated movie. For >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780956648792
US $37.50 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 368 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Green Patriot Posters
Edited by Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel. Text by Michael Bierut, Thomas L. Friedman, Steven Heller, Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel, Morgan Clendaniel. This book brings together the strongest contemporary graphic design currently promoting sustainability and the fight against climate change. Collectively, essays by Michael Bierut, Steven Heller, Edward Morris and Dmitri Siegel look back in time to >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202240
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 50 tear-out posters.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010
Out of print
Italian Film Posters
Essay by Dave Kehr. Introduction by Martin Scorsese. Thanks to a variety of factors--among them a culture uniquely rich in the visual arts, an artisanal pride in fine printing, and an innate predisposition toward the grand and passionate--Italy produced perhaps the finest film >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870706929
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Pub Date: 09/02/2003
Out of print
Martin Kippenberger: The Complete Posters
Artwork by Martin Kippenberger. >>more

ISBN 9783883753416
US $59.95 CAN $70.00 SDNR30
Hardcover, 9.5 x 8 in. / 228 pgs / 136 color / 40 b&w
Pub Date: 12/02/1998
Out of print
Posters: Irony, Imagination and Eroticism in Advertising 1895-1960
Text by Dario Cimorelli. In the closing decade of the nineteenth century, the modern age invaded the city streets of Italy in the form of advertising posters. Bouquets of monkeys, elephants, masks, automobiles and elegantly--and sometimes scantily--clad ladies suddenly >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836622528
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012
Out of print
X-Rated: Adult Movie Posters Of The 60S And 70S
Edited by Tony Nourmand and Graham Marsh. Sex sells! It's no secret that since moving pictures were invented, distributors and theater owners realized that nothing really promotes a movie better than blatantly sexual advertising. X-rated adult movies reached their peak in the >>more

Snoeck Publishers, Ghent
ISBN 9789053494332
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 160 pgs / 156 color.
Pub Date: 04/02/2004
Out of print


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