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Art Deco Posters

Original Art Deco Posters

Statendam Original Poster by A.M. CassandreCassandre, A.M.
Statendam, 1928

Andre Renaud Original Poster by Paul Colin Colin, Paul.
Andre Renaud, 1929

Vins Camp Romain Original Poster by Gadoud
Gadoud, C.
Vins Camp Romain, 1930

Cordial Campari Original Poster by Marcello Nizzoli
Nizzoli, Marcello.
Cordial Campari (Red Lg), 1926

Beausoleil Original Poster by Roger Broders
Broders, Roger.
Beausoleil, 1928 ca. 

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Art Deco Primer: 

Art Deco replaced Art Nouveau as the major international decorative style after World War I and continued until World War II. Art Deco represented a machine age aesthetic, replacing flowing, floral motifs with streamlined, geometric designs that expressed the speed, power and scale of modern technology.

Design influences were many, from the modern art movements of Cubism, Futurism and Constructivism to ancient geometric design elements from the exotic cultures of Egypt, Assyria and Persia. In poster art, precursors were the German Plakatstil, the Viennese Secession and the Parisian fashion design revolution that began in 1908.

The style received its name from the Decorative Arts Exposition of Paris in 1925, which marked the full flowering of Art Deco design. Simplification and abstraction were always it's hallmarks, although the graceful elegance and exoticism of its early days yielded to a more muscular and forceful style in the late 1920s and 1930s. 

That final phase is often called the "Cassandre Style" after its most famous artist, who enjoyed a one-man show at the Museum of Modern Art in 1936. Cassandre's sleek designs of towering ships and speeding trains are still considered the style's quintessential images. 

Leading Artists:

France: BarbierBernardBrodersCassandre, ColinCarluDorivalDomergue, Dupas, Falcucci, Loupot, Marton, Maurus and Solon

Switzerland:  Baumberger, Coulon, DiggelmannFontanetLaubi, LoupotMatter, MorachStoecklin and Trapp

Italy:  Boccasile, CodognatoDudovich, LenhartNizzoli, SenecaSepo and Riccobaldi

Britain:  Herrick, Ham, McKnight-Kauffer, NewbouldPurvis and Zero

Germany:  Anton, Gotschke, HohlweinSteiner and Wiertz

United States:  Beall, Binder, BrodovitchMaurer and Ragan 

Holland:  HofmanPieck, Ten Broek and Wilminck

Misc:  Bereny (Hungary), Norblin (Poland), Ribas (Spain), Satomi (Japan), Sellheim (Australia)and many more! 

For more, visit our past gallery exhibitionArt Deco Poster Masterpieces 1921-1939  

 

Fiat 520 Optima Original Poster by Plinio Codognato Codognato, Plinio.
Fiat 520 Optima! (large), 1928

Holland-America Line Original Poster by Willem Ten Broek
Ten Broek, Willem.
Holland-America Line, 1936

 Tivoli Original Poster by Thor Bogelund
Bogelund, Thor.
Tivoli, 1920 

  Fourrures Canton Original Poster d'apres Charles Loupot

d'apres Loupot, Charles.
Fourrures Canton, 1949 

Porto & Sherry Sandeman Original Poster by Georges Massiot Brown
Brown, Georges Massiot.
Porto & Sherry Sandeman,
1930 ca.

 New York World's Fair 1939 Original Poster by Joseph Binder
Binder, Joseph.
New York World's Fair,
1939 

Magasins de Nouveautes Martin Original Poster by Tetu
Tetu.
Martin & Cie. Magasins de Nouveautes, 1924

Extension de Ciboure Original Poster by Francis Bernard
Bernard, Francis.
Extension de Ciboure -
Eau Saine et Fraiche, 1928 

 Bally Original Poster by Federico Ribas
Ribas, Federico.
Bally Chaussures (blue),
1924 ca.

  Aquarium de Monaco Original Poster by Jean Carlu

Carlu, Jean.
Aquarium de Monaco, 1926 

Foire Internationale d'Ostende Original Poster by Herman Verbaere
Verbaere, Herman.
Foire Internationale
d'Ostende, 1948

Orient Line Cruises Norway Original Poster by Molly M.V. Jones
Jones, Molly M.V.
Orient Line Cruises - 
Norway, 1927 ca.