Feature: Posters

 
Screen prints

Screen prints

Recently discovered posters for the RCA Film Society provide fresh perspective on the intimate…

 
Gender rendition

Gender rendition

Todd Trexler’s Das Black Moonlight poster marked drag’s movement into the public consciousness.

 
Raise the bar

Raise the bar

Uncompromising posters for the Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers in Paris

 
Reputations: Richard Hollis

Reputations: Richard Hollis

‘The ideal situation is where you sit with the client and design with them. If anything is emphasised…

 

Reputations: Roman Cieslewicz

‘Posters are dying out. They need strong themes, which at present they lack. As a form of communication…

 

Political clout: Australian posters

Screenprints gave both activists and artists a means of direct expression

 
Malcolm, Peter … and Keith

Malcolm, Peter … and Keith

The British New Wave was born at a boys’ school near Manchester

 
Day-Glo mind blow

Day-Glo mind blow

Psychedelia hit late 1960s London in an explosion of silk-screen colour

 

Techno cubists

Champions of the layered look, Nancy Skolos and Tom Wedell wed theory and technological wizardry

 

Your system sucks!

The flight from Modernism left a yearning for graphics that were rough, real, unaffected and believable.…

 
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