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The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances — both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”

Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany. Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs — many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principles Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chaircrafted with his romantic partner, designer Lilly Reich — and the Eames lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.

It’s difficult to overstate the influence that modernism continues to wield over designers and architects — and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist furniture designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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Bob Dylan Original Vintage Poster by Milton Glaser, 1967
Located in Devon, GB
One of America's most celebrated graphic designers and creator of the I (HEART) NY logo, Milton Glaser was commissioned by Columbia Records to design a bonus insert poster for inclus...
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1960s American Vintage Modern Posters

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Robert Loughlin Art Exhibition Invitation Postcards
Located in New York, NY
Robert Loughlin Art Exhibition invitation postcards. Sold as a set of 4. Hard to find Robert Loughlin exhibition invitations, printed on card stock, from his legendary show at Rick G...
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1990s North American Modern Posters

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Original 1992 Barcelona Olympic Poster Designed by Antoni Tàpies, XXV Olympiad
Located in London, GB
Antoni Tàpies i Puig, 1st Marquess of Tàpies 13 December 1923 – 6 February 2012) was a Spanish painter, sculptor and art theorist, who became one of the most famous European artists ...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Original 1992 Barcelona Olympic Poster by Eric Satué for the XXV Olympiad
Located in London, GB
Born in Barcelona in 1938, he studied Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona. He created his first design studio in 1970. Among the works he considers key in his career are the des...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Original Barcelona Olympic Poster by Antoni Clavé for the XXV Olympiad
Located in London, GB
Antoni Clavé (5 April 1913 – 1 September 2005) was a Catalan master painter, printmaker, sculptor, stage designer and costume designer. He was nominated for two Academy Awards (Best ...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Original Barcelona 1992 Olympic Poster by Josep Guinovart for the XXV Olympiad
By Josep Guinovart
Located in London, GB
Josep Guinovart (20 March 1927 in Barcelona – 12 December 2007 in Barcelona) was a Catalan painter most famous for his informalist or abstract expressionist work. In 1941, he bega...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Vintage Olympic Poster for the Barcelona XXV Games Designed by Addison
Located in London, GB
The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad and commonly known as Barcelona '92, were an international multi-sport event held from 25 July to 9 August...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Original 1992 Barcelona Olympic Poster Designed by Jean-Michel Folon
By Jean-Michel Folon
Located in London, GB
Jean-Michel Folon (1 March 1934 – 20 October 2005) was a Belgian artist, illustrator, painter, and sculptor The first exhibition of his watercolors was in New York in 1969 in the ...
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1990s Belgian Modern Posters

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Original Barcelona Olympic Poster 1992 by Eduardo Arroyo
Located in London, GB
Eduardo Arroyo Rodríguez (26 February 1937 – 14 October 2018) was a Spanish painter and graphic artist. He was also active as an author and set designer. Arroyo, who was born in M...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Original Barcelona Olympic 1992 Poster Designed by Addison for the XXV Games
Located in London, GB
The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad and commonly known as Barcelona '92, were an international multi-sport event held from 25 July to 9 August...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Original Barcelona Summer Olympic Poster 1992 Designed by Addison
Located in London, GB
The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad and commonly known as Barcelona '92, were an international multi-sport event held from 25 July to 9 August...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Barcelona Summer Olympic Poster 1992 by Artist Robert Llimós for the Xxv Games
Located in London, GB
Original Barcelona Summer Olympic Poster for the XXV Games by Artist Robert Llimós. Robert Llimós was born on 19 October 1943 in Barcelona. He trained as an artist at the Massan...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Original Barcelona Olympic 1992 Poster 'Olympiad Xxv' Designed by Addison
Located in London, GB
The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the games of the XXV Olympiad and commonly known as Barcelona '92, were an international multi-sport event held from 25 July to 9 August...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Vintage Barcelona 1992 Olympic Poster for the XXV Olympiad
Located in London, GB
The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad and commonly known as Barcelona '92, were an international multi-sport event held from 25 July to 9 August...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Barcelona 1992 Original Olympic Poster Designed by Guillermo Pérez Villalta
Located in London, GB
The painter Guillermo Pérez Villalta was born in 1948 in Cadiz. He studied architecture but eventually moved on to study painting. He moved to Madrid in 1968 and developed an interes...
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1990s European Modern Posters

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Original Barcelona 1992 Olympic Poster by Antonio Saura for the XXV Olympiad
By Antonio Saura
Located in London, GB
He began painting and writing in 1947 in Madrid while suffering from tuberculosis, having already been confined to his bed for five years. In his beginnings he created numerous drawi...
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1990s Spanish Modern Posters

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Spanish Optical Store Light Signal Black Yellow and White, circa 1970
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Light signal from a optical store in Barcelona, circa 1970 Measures: H 62 x W 110 x D 13 cm.
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1970s Spanish Vintage Modern Posters

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Plastic

1970s Jean Dewasne Exhibition Poster Pop Art Design
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Original 1974 promotional poster for the Jean Dewasne exhibition at the Louisiana Museum, Denmark. First edition color offset lithograph printed by Vestergaard Serigrafi Rolled...
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1970s Danish Vintage Modern Posters

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1960s Hajek Art Exhibition Poster Abstract Art Pop Art Design
By Otto Herbert Hajek 1
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Original 1964 promotional poster for the O.H. Hajek exhibition at the Anne Abels Gallery, Cologne. First edition color offset lithograph. Folded. Measures: L 83 cm x W 59 cm.
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1960s German Vintage Modern Posters

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'Nile Queen' Signed Mel Ramos Exhibition Poster Pop Art
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Original 1999 promotional poster for the Mel Ramos exhibition at the Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany. First edition color offset lithograph. Hand signed by the artist in ink. ...
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1990s German Modern Posters

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Signed 1974 Charles Bragg New Orleans "Important Exhibition" Poster
By Charles Bragg
Located in Pasadena, TX
Signed Charles Bragg Poster, 1974 From an exhibition in New Orleans. Can ship unframed. The poster has no glass but can be added.
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1970s North American Vintage Modern Posters

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Original French 1950s Vintage Poster, 'Fête Des Peres', Fathers Day
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original French 1950s Vintage Poster, 'Fête Des Peres', Fathers Day Dimensions: 160 x 120 cm Condition: Excellent Format: Linen backed This is an original vintage ad...
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1950s French Vintage Modern Posters

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Sandro Chia "Water Bearer", 1981
Located in San Francisco, CA
About Sandro Chai, painter, sculptor. Medium: Lithograph edition of 6/75. Creator: Sandro Chai. Italy. Date of manufacture: circa 1981. Materials and techniques: Gold wood, ac...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Posters

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Acrylic, Wood, Paper

Sandro Chia "Water Bearer", 1981
Located in San Francisco, CA
About Sandro Chai, painter, sculptor. Medium: Lithograph edition of 6/75. Creator: Sandro Chai. Italy. Date of manufacture: circa 1981. Materials and techniques: Gold wood, ac...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Posters

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Acrylic, Wood, Paper

Chinese Poster Revolucion Poster Wood Block Art
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a wood block poster with a revolutionary Chinese theme. Printed in light brown paper, rectangular shape with red and black colors. I am unable to read or ...
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1960s Chinese Vintage Modern Posters

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Mumm Champagne America's Cup Poster, Newport, Rhode Island, 1983
Located in Chappaqua, NY
Mumm Champagne America's Cup Poster, Newport, Rhode Island, 1983. Graphic design with vibrant colors. Professionally framed and matted. This poster represents the 1983 America's Cup ...
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1980s American Vintage Modern Posters

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'Breakfast at Tiffany's' Original Vintage US Lobby Card Movie Poster, 1961
Located in Devon, GB
Lobby Cards were designed for display in a cinema lobby to lure the movie-going public. Typically released in sets of 8, each card depicted a different scene from the film. This char...
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1960s American Vintage Modern Posters

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Museum of Modern Art Original Poster, 'I'd Rather Drown' by Roy Lichtenstein
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Museum of Modern Art original poster, 'I'd Rather Drown' by Roy Lichtenstein Artist: Roy Lichtenstein Year: 1980 Dimensions: 150 x 130 cm Condition: Excellent   ...
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1980s Unknown Vintage Modern Posters

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Original Vintage Poster, 'Calder Crags and Critters' 1975 Galerie Maeght
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original vintage poster, 'Calder Crags and Critters' 1975 Galerie Maeght "Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known both for his innovative mobiles that embrace chance in th...
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1930s French Vintage Modern Posters

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'The Ipcress File' Original Vintage Movie Poster, South African, 1965
Located in Devon, GB
An exceedingly rare poster for the South African release of the 1965 British espionage thriller 'The Ipcress File' starring Michael Caine as agent Harry Palmer. The South African one...
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1960s South African Vintage Modern Posters

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'One Hundred and One Dalmatians' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Japanese, 1970
Located in Devon, GB
Pooches Pongo and Perdita proudly perch among their pups on this popping pink B2 poster for a 1970 Japanese re-release of Walt Disney's animated adventure 'One Hundred and One Dalmat...
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1970s Japanese Vintage Modern Posters

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1974 Captain Beefheart Magic Band Unconditionally Guaranteed Promo Poster
Located in Dayton, OH
"Original 1970’s promotional poster for Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band for Unconditionally Guaranteed, featuring his often used salutation: Love Over Gold. Unconditionally Guaran...
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1970s Vintage Modern Posters

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Original Vintage Poster, Boris Bucan 'DILEMA', 1972
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original vintage poster, Boris Bucan 'DILEMA', 1972 Artist: Boris Bucan Year: 1972 Dimensions: 88 × 48 cm Condition: Excellent condition Format: Unlinen backed...
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1970s Croatian Vintage Modern Posters

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Original Vintage Poster, Boris Bucan 'Isaac Newton' 1972 Screenprint
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original vintage poster, Boris Bucan 'Isaac Newton' 1972 Screenprint Artist  Boris Bucan Year 1972 Dimensions  88×48 cm Condition  Excellent condition Format  S...
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1970s Croatian Vintage Modern Posters

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Original Vintage Poster, Boris Bucan 'PRODOR U SVEMIR' Astronaut, 1972
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original vintage poster, Boris Bucan 'PRODOR U SVEMIR' Astronaut, 1972 Artist  Boris Bucan Year 1972 Dimensions  88×48 cm Condition  Excellent Condition Format  ...
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1970s Croatian Vintage Modern Posters

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Agnes Varda's 'Lions Love' Original Vintage Movie Poster, French, 1969
Located in Devon, GB
Silkscreen printed in glorious day-glo orange and mauve, this rare half-grande poster for the French release of art-house icon Agnès Varda’s 'Lions Love' packs a serious punch. Regar...
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1960s French Vintage Modern Posters

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Framed Pablo Picasso Print of “Guernica”
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Framed Pablo Picasso print of “Guernica” in great shape. Printed in 1987. Ready to hang. Black frame in great shape. Measures: 17.5” tall and 33” wide and 1” deep.
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1980s Spanish Vintage Modern Posters

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"Inside Hollywood: 60 Years of Globe Photos" by Konemann Staff Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
“Inside Hollywood: 60 Years of Globe Photos” by Konemann Staff, hardcover book "INSIDE HOLLYWOOD'" is a great multitude of off guard photos of various celebrities through 60 years o...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Posters

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French Contemporary Poster by Artist, Jean Jullien 'Fridays'
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
French contemporary poster by Artist, Jean Jullien 'Fridays'  French artist Jean Jullien uncovers the humour and simple beauty that exists in the people, places, and things that s...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Posters

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Original French Abstract Exhibition Poster, 'Salon De Mai' by Olivier Debré 1991
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original French abstract exhibition poster, 'Salon De Mai' by Olivier Debré, 1991 This is a beautiful exhibition poster by the French abstract artist, Olivier Debré. Olivier Debré...
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1990s French Modern Posters

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1970s Edward Kienholz Exhibition Poster Pop Art Sculpture
By Edward Kienholz
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Original 1979 promotional poster for Edward Kienholz's seminal works at the Louisiana MOMA, USA. First edition color offset lithograph. Measures: L 86cm x W 62cm.
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1970s American Vintage Modern Posters

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1980s Peter Blake Exhibition Poster Pop Art
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Original 1983 exhibition poster for Peter Blake at the Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover. First edition color offset lithograph. Rolled. Measures: H 84cm x W 59.5cm.
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1980s German Vintage Modern Posters

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1980s German Polish Poster Exhibition Poster Pencil Pop Art Design
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Original 1982 promotional poster for the German polish poster exhibition at the art society, Wiesbaden, Germany. Folded as issued. First edition color offset lithograph. Measur...
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1980s German Vintage Modern Posters

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Original French Vintage Poster, 'Fête Des Mères', 1950s, Advertising
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original French vintage poster, 'Fête Des Mères' This is an original vintage advertising poster for Mother's Day. It has been linen backed for preservation, it is a charming poste...
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1950s French Vintage Modern Posters

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Original Vintage French 1950s Advertising Poster, 'Le Blanc'
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Original vintage French advertising poster, 'Le Blanc', 1950s. This is an original vintage advertising poster for fresh white linen, ''Le Blanc" translates to "The White". It is a...
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1950s French Vintage Modern Posters

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'Original Vintage Art Deco Poster, 'Geisweiler' by Marton, 1921
By Lajos Marton
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'Original vintage Art Deco poster, 'Geisweiler' by Marton, 1921 This poster is a beautiful design my Marton, it has been linen backed for preservation. This poster is the epitome ...
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1920s French Vintage Modern Posters

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'White Australia Has A Black History' by Australian Artist Colin Russel, 1987
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'White Australia Has A Black History' by Australian artist Colin Russel, 1987 Colin Russel is an Australian artist who designed a series of political posters throughout the mid-19...
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1980s Oceanic Vintage Modern Posters

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'Survival of The Fittest 1987' by Australian Artist Colin Russel, 1987
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'Survival Of The Fittest 1987' by Australian artist Colin Russel, 1987 Colin Russel is an Australian artist who designed a series of political posters throughout the mid-80's, inc...
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1980s Oceanic Vintage Modern Posters

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1930s Soviet Propaganda Poster "To Defend USSR" by Valentina Kulagina
Located in Pasadena, TX
Soviet poster by Valentina Kulagina. To Defend USSR V. Kulagina, 1930 One of the most expressive woman poster artists of the first half of the 20th century and a representativ...
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1930s Russian Vintage Modern Posters

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Soviet Propaganda Poster by Gustav Klutsis, 1930
Located in Pasadena, TX
Soviet Propaganda poster by Gustav Klutsis (1895-1944) "Without Heavy Industry We Cannot Build any Industry" Gustav Klutsis was a pioneering Latvian photographer and major me...
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1930s Russian Vintage Modern Posters

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Rare Signed Alvin Loving Poster Exhib at William Zierler Gallery
Located in New York, NY
Framed, signed poster by Alvin Loving (1935-2005). Below is an excerpt from an online source. Detroit-born Loving earned an MFA from the University of Michigan in 1965. He began...
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1970s Vintage Modern Posters

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Chrome

Rare Signed Alvin Loving Poster Exhibition at William Zierler Gallery
Located in New York, NY
Framed, signed poster by Alvin Loving (1935-2005). Below is an excerpt from an online source. Detroit-born Loving earned an MFA from the University of Michigan in 1965. He began ...
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1970s Vintage Modern Posters

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David Hockney Original Vintage Poster 'Parade Metropolitan Opera New York 1981'
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
David Hockney original vintage poster 'Parade Metropolitan Opera New York 1981' Created for the Opera Parade at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1981. It shows an acrobat doi...
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1980s Unknown Vintage Modern Posters

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Vintage Large Asian Poster Framed and Matted in a Gilt Frame
Located in Plainview, NY
A large Vintage Asian poster wonderfully framed and matted. This highly decorative print has been spectacularly matted and framed as it is certain to draw mass attention to any wall ...
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Mid-20th Century Asian Modern Posters

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Glass, Paper

Rolling Stones 1973 European Tour Poster Art Rock
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Original 1973 promotional poster for the rolling stones European tour. Designed by the artist John Pasche with David Thorpe as the photographer. First edition color offset lithogr...
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1970s British Vintage Modern Posters

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Set of 29 New Old Calendar Pirelli from 1981-2012
By Pirelli Tyres
Located in Brussels, BE
Set of 29 New old Calendar Pirelli, included special edition (Karl Lagerfeld 2011) all the calendar are in the original box, except 2 pieces, all the calendar are in new conditions....
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1980s English Vintage Modern Posters

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GIANNI VERSACE Poster created by Mimmo Rotella for Mostra Dialogue du Mode, 1987
Located in Milano, IT
Rara Locandina by Gianni Versace created by Mimmo Rotella for the exhibition held at the Palais Galliera, Musèe de la Mode et du Costume, in Paris. 1986-197. The Poster was made in 1...
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1980s Italian Vintage Modern Posters

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20th Century Original Poster by Boris Bucan, Croatian Art, 'Offenbach Musical'
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Artist: Boris Bucan Dimensions: 196 x 206 cm Condition: Excellent Consisting of 6 separate sheets Bucan is an internationally renowned graphic designer from Croati...
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Late 20th Century Croatian Modern Posters

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