Titolo: Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and his ...
Casa editrice: Prestel Publishing
Condizione libro: Fine
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
3791352040 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Codice inventario libreria Z3791352040Z1
Riassunto: From crowded dance halls to smoky cabarets, this vibrant collection of posters from the Belle Epoque explores the birth, development, and continued popularity of a graphic genre. Thanks to innovations in color lithography, the streets of fin-de-siècle Paris were punctuated with brightly hued posters featuring bold typography and playful imagery. Many of these posters were torn down almost as soon as they were pasted up, finding their way into private homes and, eventually, museums and collections all over the world. Although many artists contributed to the affichomanie, or "poster craze," one of the most famous among them was henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. This gorgeous book offers exquisite reproductions of more than one hundred posters, including those by Lautrec and his contemporaries Bonnard, Picasso, Chéret and Mucha. Advertising everything from tony theater productions to the licentious cancan, bicycles to biscuits, these posters range from cheerfully exuberant to slyly decadent. In her essay, Mary Weaver Chapin captures the voices of the artists, collectors, and critics who fueled the poster craze of the 1890s. The result is a visual spectacle, a lively discourse on the value and purpose of art, and a celebration of a historically and creatively dynamic era.
Dal risvolto interno: From crowded dance halls to smoky cabarets, this vibrant collection of posters from the Belle Epoque explores the birth, development, and continued popularity of a graphic genre. In her essay, Mary Weaver Chapin captures the voices of the artists, collectors, and critics who fueled the poster craze of the 1890s. The result is a visual spectacle, a lively discourse on the value and purpose of art, and a celebration of a historically and creatively dynamic era.
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