01/07/11

Revolutionary film posters @ Tony Shafrazi Gallery




REVOLUTIONARY FILM POSTERS


Aesthetic Experiments of Russian Constructivism, 1920-33


May 6 - July 29, 201


Tony Shafrazi Gallery

New York




Culled from the world’s largest collection of Russian Film Posters from the great era of Constructivism, the 95 examples of the medium on view represent a unique opportunity to survey how one of the most significant movements in the early 20th Century avant-garde informed a radical graphic style that has had a dramatic influence on the development of fine art and design over many subsequent generations. Most of the work shown, though originally produced in the hundreds, constitutes the only surviving examples, and few have ever been publicly exhibited before... (continue reading the press release)