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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
RM
ISBN 9788416282685
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 120 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
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
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Pbk, 8.75 x 12.25 in. / 184 pgs / 90 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
X-rated: Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s Edited by Tony Nourmand, Graham Marsh. Introduction by Peter Doggett. 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
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Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 368 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
                                                                                   

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

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
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/30/2013 | In stock
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 | In stock
Blueprint for Counter Education By Maurice R. Stein, Larry Miller and Marshall Henrichs. Text by Paul Cronin, Adam Michaels, Jeffrey Schnapp. Maurice R. Stein and Larry Miller’s Blueprint for Counter Education is one of the defining (but neglected) works of radical pedagogy of the Vietnam War era. Originally published as a boxed set by Doubleday in >>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 | In stock
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 | In stock
Ghanavision 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
Bongout
ISBN 9783940907059
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 68 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 | Awaiting stock
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
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Pbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
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 | In stock
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 | In stock
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
PictureBox/ForYourArt
ISBN 9781939799036
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Pbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 324 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 | In stock
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 | In stock
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 | Awaiting stock
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
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Hbk, 11 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 | In stock
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
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Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 352 pgs / 170 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock

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
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 | Awaiting stock
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 | In stock
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
Valiz
ISBN 9789078088592
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Flexi, 9 x 12.5 in. / 176 pgs / 120 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013 | In stock
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
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Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 238 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 | Awaiting stock
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
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 | In stock
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
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
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
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Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 | In stock
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
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Pbk, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 224 pgs / 110 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 | In stock
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
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 265 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 | In stock
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
Adelita
ISBN 9780955201745
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Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 550 color / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 | In stock
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 | Awaiting stock
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 | In stock
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 | Awaiting stock
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 | In stock
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 | In stock

         

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

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
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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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Clth
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 | Out of print
Martin Kippenberger: The Complete Posters Artwork by Martin Kippenberger. >>more
Oktagon
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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