This is one of the premiere posters to find of the classic Lerner and Lowe musical starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison. Harrison was given the “two-tone” treatment by artist Giuliano Nistri as he is of lesser importance as compared to the stunning beauty of Hepburn.
This brightly-hued poster is as humorous as it is rare, with an aggressive pilot gesturing rudely to some annoyed eagles to move out of his way. The event advertised is a three-day air meet in August, featuring a variety of entertainment including a nighttime air show, bicycle race and a ‘battle’ featuring flowers and confetti.
This undocumented early aviation poster announces a three-day air meet in the northwestern French commune of Flers. Monoplanes and biplanes piloted by seasoned aviators Bathiat, Molla and Visseaux will perform various feats during the day, while the events will be filled with a grand ball.
“During the Le Havre air show, which took place … at the same time as the meet in Deauville-Trouville, Léon Morane … was not at his best, winning only the altitude event. He climbed up to 7,054 feet, as measured with a barograph aboard a balloon flying at 6,693 feet. It was the new world… Learn more ›
“Rouen displayed more than one poster to publicize its June meeting of 1910. There was no need to remind spectators of the historical significance of Rouen. It was here that Joan of Arc was burned at the stake by the English in 1431” (Looping the Loop, p. 59). It’s also interesting to note that while… Learn more ›
Cardinaux had a special talent for creating landscapes that resemble fine paintings. He never lost that painterly touch in all of his graphic work, this particular piece for the Palace Hotel in St. Moritz being possibly the best example of it. While quite simple, we are able to feel the vastness of the area, the… Learn more ›
“Indian announces the World’s Most Modern Motorcycles [featuring the] Revolutionary New Arrow and 249 Scout”. Ted Edwards is photographed and quoted saying, “The greatest thing that ever happened to advance the sport of motorcycling is the introduction of the new Indian lightweight motorcycles”.
Both the most famous poster produced for The New Yorker as well as one of the most important posters of the last 50 years, Steinberg’s take on how New Yorkers view their city as not only the epicenter of the world, but actually as most of the world, has become an icon.
Considered by many to be superior to any of the American paper, this sensational French poster boasts graphics featuring Sean Connery by artist Boris Grinsson. James Bond producers truly upped the stakes for this knockout sequel to the highly successful Dr. No. With more villains, action, gadgets, and gorgeous women, this second in the series… Learn more ›