Posters of the Cold War by David Crowley
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Posters of the Cold War
By David Crowley

Posters of the Cold War

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Posters of the Cold War by David Crowley

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The poster was a key medium in the Cold War, used to produce both fear and loyalty at home and abroad. "Posters of the Cold War" surveys poster design from the late 1940s when the 'Iron Curtain' was drawn across Europe to the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union in the early 1990s. Featuring over seventy designs by some of the leading artists and graphic designers of the period including Pablo Picasso, Grapus Design Collective and Peter Kennard, posters have been selected from twenty countries to demonstrate the wide international reach of the conflict.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781851775453
ISBN-10: 1851775455
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 210mm x 15mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: V & A Publishing
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Crowley

David Crowley teaches history at the Royal College of Art, London. He has published many articles and books on the history of graphic design and is a specialist on the culture of Eastern Europe in the twentieth century. He is the consultant curator of Cold War Modern, a major V&A exhibition.

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