The Poster Journal

To celebrate the opening of Henri Matisse: The Cut Outs at MoMA this week we have released a special selection of exquisite Matisse posters for our online customers. These pieces have long been part of our New York City Gallery archive but are now available online for all to share and enjoy. The posters are faithful exhibition prints depicting the vibrant color and bold lines synonymous with...

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Henri Matisse

French artist Henri Matisse (1869 -1954) is one of the most important artists of the 20th Century, well known for his treatment of color and inventive use of line. This collection of small exhibition posters was produced in the late 1940's to early 1950's. Each poster in this collection is a faithful print giving one a real sense of the vibrant and lively color...

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Native American Day

Native American Day was established in 1968 by Ronald Reagan to honor Native American people and their contributions to the United Sates. To celebrate the dynamic and creative culture of the First Americans we have added to our online collection a very special and rare selection of pochoir prints of Sioux Indian paintings and drawings . In addition to depicting legends, daily activities,...

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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol is an important figure in the history of Contemporary Art. He is known as the Father of Pop Art who took as his materials the most banal, everyday items changing the way generations have come to understand the objects they consume. His most well-known works include representations of Brillo Boxes, Campbell Soup cans and celebrities such as, Marilyn...

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Jules Cheret

Jules Cheret (1836 - 1932) is known as the Father of the modern poster. He made a number of great contributions to the art of posters and made significant advancements in the technical production of printed media by making rapid color printing in volume possible. He was the first person to produce posters in mass through color lithography and played...

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Ionel Talpazan

The celebration of World UFO day on the 2nd of July is made in honor of of what is known as the Roswell UFO incident of 1947. The day is celebrated to raise awareness on the undoubted existence of UFO’s and to encourage governments to declassify their files on UFO sightings. On UFO day it is customary to gather with friends and watch...

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Nizzoli and The Futurists

The Poster Museum recommends  Italian Futurism 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe on now until September 1st at The Guggenheim, NYC.  Futurism was an artistic and social movement that originated in the early 20th Century. The artworks created under Futurism predominately portray the symbols of modernity - speed, bustling big cities and the acceleration of industry - it was a movement committed to the...

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