Poster Design and Art


Bill Gold: PosterWorks
Edited by Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Clint Eastwood. Text by Christopher Frayling.

“The first image you have of your favorite films is probably a Bill Gold creation.” -Clint Eastwood.

American graphic designer Bill Gold (1921-2018) was the “Mad Man” of movie posters. His life’s work spans seven decades >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526723
US $95.00 CAN $133.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 448 pgs / 450 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2022 Awaiting stock

Openness and Idealism: Soviet Posters
Text by J. Speed Carroll, Andy Willimott, Pepe Karmel. Interviews by Bela Shayevich.

As we approach the 30th anniversary of the dissolution of the USSR, this publication looks back at the rich history of Soviet art from the USSR’s final chapter: the colorful and radical posters of Glasnost. >>more

ISBN 9788857245645
US $70.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11 in. / 288 pgs / 420 color.
Pub Date: 12/14/2021 Awaiting stock



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 $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/30/2013 Out of 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
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
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
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of stock

En Vogue
Edited by Bettina Richter. Text by Elke Gaugele.

Advertising creates dream worlds, yet always simultaneously bears witness to its era. Both these tendencies are exemplified in fashion posters. Moving beyond the latest modish trends and beauty ideals, fashion posters reflect moral codes and >>more

Lars Müller Publishers/Museum für Gestaltung Zürich
ISBN 9783037786413
US $25.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 09/08/2020 In stock

French New Wave
Edited by Tony Nourmand. Introduction by Christopher Frayling. Design by Graham Marsh. Text by Alison Elangasinghe.

The French New Wave of the 1950s and 1960s is one of the most important movements in the history of film. Its fresh energy and vision changed the cinematic landscape, and its style has had >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780957261044
US $59.95 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/03/2019 In stock

Godless Utopia
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Roland Elliott Brown.

“We’ve finished the earthly tsars and we’re coming for the heavenly ones!” Thus spoke the Soviet Union’s first atheist propagandists as they declared war on “the opium of the people” across the USSR. Soviet atheism >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780995745575
US $34.95 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8 in. / 192 pgs / 190 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 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
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
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
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
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

ISBN 9781939799036
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
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
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 56 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 In 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
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
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.

A true Renaissance man with a clear, unified aesthetic vision, the Swiss artist, designer, architect and writer Max Bill combined the virtues of homo faber and homo ludens throughout his intensely productive career, launching the >>more

Fundación Juan March
ISBN 9788470756320
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 352 pgs / 170 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In 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 Gallery Publishing
ISBN 9781853323263
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
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

ISBN 9789078088592
US $33.95 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Flexi, 9 x 12.5 in. / 176 pgs / 120 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013 In stock

Poster Workshop 1968–1971
Foreword by Jess Baines. Text by Sam Lord, Peter Dukes, Jo Robinson, Sarah Wilson.

From 1968 to 1971, anyone could drop in to the basement in Camden Town, London, and commission a poster from the Poster Workshop. In walked workers on strike, tenants associations, civil rights groups and liberation >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829107
US $28.00 CAN $38.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 140 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In 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
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
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
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock

Posters: The Collection of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
Text by Roger Mayou, Catherine Burer, Martin Heller.

From its inception in 1863, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent has used posters to spread its messages and values. This volume compiles this graphically singular and historically fascinating collection for the first time.

Whether >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836640843
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 256 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 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
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 265 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 Out of stock

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 Out of stock

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 $34.50 TRADE
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.

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 shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829077
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 12.25 in. / 184 pgs / 90 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock

Edited by Bettina Richter. Text by Christian Brändle, Kerry William Purcell, Corinna Rösner.

Since the 1910s, Zurich's Museum für Gestaltung has produced high-quality posters to promote its exhibitions, projecting the museum's visual identity into public space. Featuring designs by both emerging designers and international masters, Self-Promotion surveys the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785584
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 323 color.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In 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 $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 270 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/06/2014 In stock

Stop Motion
Edited by Bettina Richter. Text by Ellen Lupton.

The medium of the poster, by definition, combines images and text on a static, two-dimensional surface. But designers have always toyed with adding a third dimension, whether spatial or temporal, in order to capture and >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786017
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

The Art of Campari
Text by Enrica De Biasi, Vicky Gitto, Paolo Cavallo, Pierpaolo Antonello, Roberta Cremoncini.

Since its founding in Milan in 1860, Campari has been responsible for some of the most distinctive and innovative advertising images created in Italy, as the company harnessed the new power of the advertising poster >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836640263
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 75 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 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 $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 2,000 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock

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 $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 368 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock



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
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 68 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Not available

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 Not available

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
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Not available

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
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 260 pgs / 153 color and 8 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available

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 Not available

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 Not available

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 Not available

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 Not available

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 Not available

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 Not available


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