Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill C. Berman Collection

Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill C. Berman Collection

by Deborah Menaker Rothschild, Darra Goldstein, Ellen Lupton, Cooper-Hewitt Museum Staff
     
 

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Drawing on a spectacular private collection of twentieth-century posters, ads, photomontages, andgraphic ephemera, this book showcases more than two hundred examples of progressive graphic designfrom the 1920s and 1930s. The selections represent the work of Soviet, European, and American avant- garde designers and artists who used the new technologies of mass

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Drawing on a spectacular private collection of twentieth-century posters, ads, photomontages, andgraphic ephemera, this book showcases more than two hundred examples of progressive graphic designfrom the 1920s and 1930s. The selections represent the work of Soviet, European, and American avant- garde designers and artists who used the new technologies of mass production and distribution to marketeverything from salad oil to communism to the avant-garde itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780913697238
Publisher:
Williams College, Museum of Art
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
206

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