The Last of Us
The Soviets were really good at making poster art in the form of propaganda, so good that even the most horrible messages had a begrudgingly nice look. But we have to say, when the Soviet graphic artists wanted to tackle anti-alcohol subjects, they make it damn effective. Here is a collection of anti-alcohol posters from the 1920s to the 1960s. Somewhere, Dostoevsky wants a drink
Love this brilliant alternative poster for the Karloff Mummy, which is also one of my favourite movies of all time…
Hard To See.
Society is based mostly on principles that are set by men. This masculine point of view distorts the relation between men and women. The blurry portrait symbolises the fact that our vision of the world is troubled by the obvious inequality between both genders. The symbols for men and women create a pair of reading glasses that prone the need for balance and gender equality.
Based on the idea as the only African woman obeys orders of a man and as such can not object to his castration.
These posters form part of a collection available to view online from the Schlesinger Library, RIAS, Harvard University. Full credit to them for these images. I suggest you have a look at the rest as they’re all pretty nifty to look at. You can view the full collection here.
1. 20th anniversary of Shakaru, Poster, 1994
2. Nihon Buyo (Japanese dances), Poster, 1981
3. Theatre Poster, 1960-70
4. Japan exhibition, Poster, 1986
5. Man and Writing-Japan exhibition, Poster, 1995
I think that from the Nõ
I have learnt the essence
of the beauty of abstraction
that can exceed
the representation of reality.