- “… serves up a true depiction of avant-garde… an array of experimental and vivid designs, daring type and graphics.”
- “The designs featured in this book have had a lasting influence on graphic design and remain some of the most memorable film posters of all time.”
Film Posters of the Russian Avant-GardeHardcover, 10.2 x 13.4 in., 6.01 lb, 320 pages70Edition: English, French, German Availability: In Stock
Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde70
Back in the USSR
250 film posters capture the cultural energy of the pre-Stalin era
Drawn from the private collection of connoisseur Susan Pack, the selection includes the work of 27 different artists. From bold figuration to architectural elements, each artist displays a distinct style and aesthetic, as much as they collectively eschew the glamour of Hollywood for more stark, striking, even challenging images, often marked by unusual angles, dynamic compositions, and startling close-ups.
Susan Pack graduated from Princeton in 1973. For 10 years she worked in advertising, latterly as senior copywriter at Saatchi & Saatchi in New York. She began collecting rare advertising posters in the 1970s, in due course acquiring one of the world’s foremost collections of avant-garde Russian film posters.
Film Posters of the Russian Avant-GardeHardcover, 26 x 34 cm, 2.73 kg, 320 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-8952-9Edition: English, French, German
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