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Le paysan, la ferme et le tracteur
Le rural et ses images, un siecle d'affiches agricoles 1860 - 1960

Catalog of an exhibition of agricultural posters from the collection of Philippe Brugnon at the Musee Compa in Chartres (FR), published by Somogy editions d'art, Paris (FR) (Oct 2006), 192 pages, 23 x 30 cm, 267 color reproductions; softcover; in french; ISBN 2-7572-0017-8; Euro 34 (about US $ 43)
The texts, written by 11 different authors, analyzes various aspects of posters in the context of French agriculture, from 1890 to the 1960's. Some of the pre-war posters were designed by well known masters like Mucha, Cheret, Cappiello, Loupot, Pal, Rene Vincent, Grandjouan, Poulbot etc. A well designed and produced catalog.
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written by about 400 contributors, with an introduction by Alan Fletcher, edited by Roanne Bell, published by Pentagram, New York NY (US) (2005), 312 pages, 9 x 20 cm, no illustrations; softcover; in english; contributors can order additional copies for GBP 15 / US $ 20
Written by and for friends of Pentagram, from Majid Abbasi to Hermann Zapf, each contributor writes a short travel tip about some of his favorite spots in this world, beginning with a bistro in Anguilla and ending with a nice place to build a house in Uruguay , no sorry, a restaurant in Hanoi. Delightful! 2006.10.14Obey - Supply & Demand, The art of Shepard Fairey
by Shepard Fairey, published by Gingko Press, Corte Madera CA (US) (2006) 360 pages, 24 x 31 cm, 240 b / w and 560 color illustrations; hardcover; in english; ISBN 1-58423-244-7; US $ 59.95
In 1989, while still a student at RISD, Shepard Fairey started to paste flyers in the streets with the mysterious message "Obey the Giant". Now his flyers have reached billboard size and are everywhere: "Fairey's entire body of work, a massive retrospective covering 17 Years of this groundbreaking artist's prodigious output. Through the lens of esteemed writers and critics such as Carlo McCormick, Steven Heller and Roger Gastman, Fairey's work is seen for all its depth and placed in context as art, design, social experiment and “getting over”. "More info on the Gingko web site. 2006.10.14The art of italian film posters
by Mel Bagshaw, published by Black Dog Publishing, London (GB) (October 2005); 224 pages, 22 x 28 cm, 250 color reproductions; softcover; in english; ISBN 1-904772-31-5; GBP 24.95 (about US $ 40)
A history of italian movies from about 1910 to the 1970's as illustrated by its posters, with ample text, including short biographies of 19 poster designers. Reviewed in audiencemag.com.
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by Juozas Galkus, published by Vilniaus dailes akademijos Leidykla, Vilnius (LT) (2005), available from super.lt; 148 pages, 21 x 27 cm, 117 color reproductions, including 72 of posters; softcover; in lithuanian with english figure captions; ISBN 9955-624-15-9; LTL 30 (about US $ 11)
With an introductory text in english and lithuanian by Ingrida Korsakaite, a text by Juozas Galkus, a biography, a list of publications, exhibitions and posters from 1956 - 2001. In France Savignac, in Iran Momayez, in Poland Tomaszewski, but in Lithuania the father figure of posters is Juozas Galkus, the master of color. 2006.10.14Plastered - The poster art of australian popular music
by Murray Walding with Nick Vukovic, published by The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne (AU) (2005); 304 pages, 25 x 32 cm, 512 color illustrations; hardcover; in english; ISBN 0-522-85168-1; AUD 24.95 (About US $ 51)
An amazing collection of australian rock posters from the 1950's until today, as vibrant as their psychedelic counterparts in California. Reviewed in Melbourne University Publishing.
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by Alston W. Purvis and Cees W. De Jong, published by Thames & Hudson, London (UK) (2006); 400 pages, 18 x 24 cm, more than 500 color illustrations; hardcover; in english (there is also a dutch version); ISBN 0-500-51285-X; GBP 24.95 (About US $ 46)
"the first book to encompass the full spectrum of graphic design in the Netherlands from the end of the 19th century until today ... Art Nouveau, De Stijl, the Wendingen style, Dutch Constructivism, the traditional vanguard, HN Werkman, the turbulent 1930s , the uniquely productive years during World War II, post-war rationalism and expressionism, and current graphic design are all covered in depth. "
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Edited and designed by Saed Meshki in the series "Iranian Contemporary Graphic Designers" no. 6, published by Yassavoli Publications, Tehran (IR) (2004); 120 pages, 22 x 22 cm, about 200 color illustrations of posters, logos, book covers; softcover; in farsi and english; ISBN 964-306-310-0
2006.10.11Kourosh Parsanejad
Edited and designed by Saed Meshki in the series "Iranian Contemporary Graphic Designers" no. 5, published by Yassavoli Publications, Tehran (IR) (2005); 120 pages, 22 x 22 cm, about 200 color illustrations of posters, logos, book covers; softcover; in farsi and english; ISBN 964-306-309-7
2006.10.11Houman Mortazavi
Edited and designed by Saed Meshki in the series "Iranian Contemporary Graphic Designers" no. 4, published by Yassavoli Publications, Tehran (IR) (2005); 96 pages, 22 x 22 cm, about 200 color illustrations of posters, logos, book covers; softcover; in farsi and english; ISBN 964-306-308-9
2006.10.11Alireza Mostafazadeh Ibrahimi
Edited and designed by Saed Meshki in the series "Iranian Contemporary Graphic Designers" no. 3, published by Yassavoli Publications, Tehran (IR) (2004); 82 pages, 22 x 22 cm, about 200 color illustrations of posters, logos, book covers; softcover; in farsi and english; ISBN 964-306-307-0
2006.10.11Mostafa Assadollahi
Edited and designed by Saed Meshki in the series "Iranian Contemporary Graphic Designers" no. 2, published by Yassavoli Publications, Tehran (IR) (2004); 94 pages, 22 x 22 cm, about 200 color illustrations of posters, logos, book covers; softcover; in farsi and english; ISBN 964-306-306-2
2006.10.11Mosoud Nejabati
Edited and designed by Saed Meshki in the series "Iranian Contemporary Graphic Designers" no. 1, published by Yassavoli Publications, Tehran (IR) (2004); 116 pages, 22 x 22 cm, about 200 color illustrations of posters, logos, book covers; softcover; in farsi and english; ISBN 964-306-305-4
2006.10.11Traveling in Luxury Trains - The International Sleeping Car Society
by Albert Muehl and Juergen Klein, published by EK-Verlag, Freiburg (DE) (2006); 384 pages, 25 x 32 cm, more than 500 color illustrations; hardcover; in german and french with a summary in english; ISBN 3-88255-696-X; Euro 49.90 (About US $ 62)
The history of the Wagons-Lits sleeping cars as illustrated in posters, told in loving detail by two railway buffs. This is a new, expanded, and nostalgic edition of "125 Years of the International Sleeping Car Society" published in 1998, and now out of stock. See www.elektrolok.de for a review.
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by Aleksandr Lavrent'ev, published by Grant, Moscow (RU) (2000); 336 pages, 22 x 27 cm, 530 reproductions, incl. 48 in color; hardcover; in russian with english figure captions; ISBN 5-89135-150-1;
This cheaply produced but excellent book "is dedicated to one of the leading trends in the graphic design of the 1920s: CONSTRUCTIVISM". It is reviewed in Leonardo Digital Reviews, and some sample pages are shown and translated in the Google cache of an ebay item. 2006.10.11Obraztsy graficheskogo dizaina (Izobretatel ') (Models of graphic design "Inventor")
Edited by Aleksandr Snopkov, conclusion by Vladimir Krichevskii, published by Kontakt-Kultura, Moscow (RU) (2005); 336 pages, 30 x 22 cm, 762 color reproductions; hardcover; in russian; ISBN 5-93882-025-1; RUB 1100 (about US $ 41)
This is a strange album: It shows russian and soviet posters, calendars, price lists, book covers from the end of the 19th to the second half of the 20th century, from artists such as Bilibin, Vasnetsov, Chekhonin, Lisitskii, Lavinskii, Klutsis , Stepanova and others, but without any figure captions or text or index or any other help to identify the works or their author, in seemingly random order. This link shows 11 pages from the well printed book. 2006.10.11Shest'sot plakatov (600 posters)
by Aleksandr and Pavel Snopkov and Aleksander Shkliaruk, published by Kontakt-Kultura, Moscow (RU) (2004); 192 pages, 24 x 33 cm, 600 color reproductions; softcover; in russian; ISBN 5-93882-019-7; RUB 750 (about US $ 28)
Russian posters from 1884 to 1988, grouped into chapters like tsarist posters, political posters, constructivist posters, war posters, social posters, advertising and movie posters, many previously unpublished, with chapter introductions, a list of artists and a short bibliography. 2006.10.11Classic russian posters
Edited by Aleksandr Snopkov et al., Text by Tatiana Tolstaia, design by Aleksander Shkliaruk, published by Kontakt-Kultura, Moscow (RU) (2006); 158 pages, 25 x 33 cm, 165 full page color reproductions; hardcover; in english and russian; ISBN 5-93882-023-5; RUB 950 (about US $ 35)
With a 7 page introduction, the book shows famous russian posters from 1896 to 1997, among them many from Viktor Govorkov, Viktor Ivanov, Viktor Koretskii, but only one Logvin, and no Faldins as if the Perestroika poster never existed. 2006.10.11Soviet constructivist posters
Text by Elena Barkhatova, design by Aleksander Shkliaruk, published by Kontakt-Kultura, Moscow (RU) (2005); 240 pages, 25 x 33 cm, 227 full page color reproductions; hardcover; in english and russian; ISBN 5-93882-024-3; RUB 1100 (about US $ 41)
With a 7 page introduction, the book shows posters from 1918 to 1941, among them the classics from Rodchenko, Klutsis, Maiakovskii, the 2 Stenbergs. The book is not identical with the 1992 "Russian constructivist posters" by the same author, also published in english, but there is considerable overlap. 2006.10.11Grafika sovremennogo znaika (Contemporary graphic signs)
by Sergei Serov, published by Linia Grafik, Moscow (RU) (2005); 406 pages, 14 x 21 cm, about 300 logos and signs in b / w; softcover; in russian; ISBN 900395-07-3
A discussion of the development of logos and signs in Russia between 1976 and 2005, written by the leading russian graphic design exponent, teacher and theoretician, illustrated with many examples. 2006.10.11Signs - Morteza Momayez's attempts in sign design
Edited by Saed Meshki, published by Yassavoli Publications, Tehran (IR) (2006); 154 pages, 22 x 22 cm, about 180 logos in color; hardcover; in english and farsi; ISBN 964-306-362-3
Logos, monograms and titles designed by Morteza Momayez between 1958 and 2004, with comments and explanations on each of them. 2006.10.11Kari Piippo
Edited by Yu Bingnan, published by Shanghai Joint Publishing Company, Shanghai (CN) (2006) in the series "The selected works of masters of graphic design"; 148 pages, 22 x 29 cm, about 130 color illustrations, mostly full page; hardcover; in english and chinese; ISBN 7-5426-2239-0; CNY 128 (about US $ 16)
Well printed, solid book of Kari Piippo's posters, logos and 22 drawings, from 1979 to the present, and a short biography. 2006.10.11Garden dreams
Poster art from Mucha to Staeck, Peter Drecker Collection

Published by Bernhard Mensch and Peter Pachnicke, Ludwig Galerie, Schloss Oberhausen (DE) (2006); 128 pages, 24 x 32 cm, about 100 color illustrations, mostly full page; hardcover; in german; Euro 17.50 (about US $ 22)
Catalog of an exhibition of 150 garden posters at Schloss Oberhausen, curated by Bernhard Mensch, with texts by Peter Pachnicke and Rene Grohnert. A review of the exhibition with 11 poster illustrations is in the Press kit. 2006.10.11New Voice, AGI New Members 04/05
Edited and designed by Jianping He, published by Hesign, Berlin (DE) (2006), available from [email protected]; 280 pages, 16 x 21 cm, about 400 color illustrations; softcover; ISBN 3-9810544-5-8; in english and chinese; Euro 25 (about US $ 31), one copy free for AGI members
Short presentations of the new members elected into AGI at the AGI Annual meetings in Beijing (2004) and Berlin (2005), and accounts of the two meetings. 2006.10.11Persona 2006 - Hans Hillmann, Niemcy
Postery ze zbiorow Muzeum Narodowego w Poznaniu, catalog of an exhibition at the Galeria Sztuki Wozownia in Torun (PL), curated by Zdzislaw Schubert, published by Galeria Sztuki Wozownia, Torun (PL) (2006); 40 pages, 24 x 32 cm, 70 color reproductions and 111 thumbnails; softcover; ISBN 83-89657-23-7; in polish and english
With texts by Zdzislaw Schubert and Hans Hillmann, very detailed descriptions of each of the 111 posters, including title, translation of the title, printing technique, place of signature, publisher, printer, inventory number, date and circumstance of acquisition, print run, bibliography, where the poster is reproduced, and where it has been exhibited. Including a quote from Gunter Rambow "Hans Hillmann ranks among the ten world's most important poster designers". 2006.07.27Posters on large areas - posters by Andrzej Pagowski
Catalog of an exhibition at the Deutsches Plakat Museum in Essen, curated by Rene Grohnert, published by the Deutsches Plakat Museum, Essen (DE) (2006); 48 pages, 23 x 23 cm, 57 color reproductions; softcover; ISBN 80-86217-88-4; in german; Euro 10 (about US $ 7.80)
In cooperation with the Federal Center for Political Education, Bonn (DE), with texts by Andrzej Byrt, Thomas Krueger and rene Grohnert, a biography and a list of 57 posters. 2006.07.08The Pope Smoked Dope - Rock music and the alternative visual culture of the 1960s
Catalog of an exhibition at the City Gallery in Prague in 2005, curated by Zdenek Primus, published by the KANT, Karel Kerlicky, Prague (CZ) (2005); 110 pages, 16 x 23 cm, 130 color reproductions; softcover; ISBN 80-86217-88-4; in czech and english
American record covers and psychedelic posters, with texts by Zdenek Primus, David Tippit, Juergen Struck, Vladimir Smetana and Jaroslav Forst. "The title paraphrases a song by David Peel". The exhibition is traveling to Brno, Olomouc and Liberec in 2006. 2006.06.23Witold Janowski
Catalog of an exhibition at the Poster Museum Wilanow in 2005, curated by Maria Kurpik and Laura Czarnocka, published by the Muzeum Plakatu w Wilanowie, Warsaw (PL) (2005); 142 pages, 24 x 32 cm, about 100 full page color reproductions of posters; softcover; ISBN 83-7100-350-1; in polish and english
In addition to posters, the catalog shows logos, magazine covers, exhibition designs, family pictures and personal recollections from Janowski's friends. 2006.06.2210th International Biennale of Theater Poster Rzeszow 2005
Catalog of an exhibition in Rzeszow (PL) in 2005, curated by Zbigniew Rybka and Anna Kulpa, published by Teatr. in the. Wandy Siemaszkowej, Rzeszow (PL) (2005) 156 pages, 21 x 30 cm, 130 full page color reproductions; softcover; in polish and english
with texts by Jaime Carlos Nieto, Wladyslaw Serwatowski, leonard Konopelski, and Jean-Benoit Levy, and a list of the selected designers in the previous Biennales 1991-2005 2006.06.22Frieder Grindler 1963-2005
by Frieder Grindler, with texts by Stefan Soltek, Hans Hillmann, Kurt Weidemann, published by B. Kuehlen Verlag, Moenchengladbach (DE) (2006); 192 pages, 20 x 27 cm, about 250 color reproductions; hardcover; ISBN 3-87448-252-9; in german and english; Euro 44 (about US $ 56)
with a complete list of all Grindler posters
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Portrait of the graphic designer Yurdaer Altintas through his theater / cinema posters and illustrations

catalog of an exhibition in Istanbul in 2006, curated by Bulent Erkmen, published by Yapi Kredi Kultur Sanat Yayincilik, Istanbul (TR) (April 2006); 144 pages, 16 x 24 cm, 79 color illustrations and many b / w photo thumbnails; softcover; ISBN 975-08-1075-9; in turkish and english; YTL 25 (about US $ 15)
In many poster countries, there is a grand old man, a legend, a Tomaszewski, a Savignac, a Momayez, but they are all dead now. In Turkey however, there is Yurdaer Altintas, still working relentlessly. 2006.06.21XII Salon Posteru Polskiego
catalog of an exhibition of polish posters at the Poster Museum in Wilanow, curated by Michal Warda, published by the Muzeum Plakatu w Wilanowie, Warsaw (PL) (2005); 80 pages, 14 x 23 cm, 120 color illustrations; softcover; ISBN 83-7100-215-7; in polish
With an annotated list of 462 posters, this catalog gives a good overview of current polish poster design. 2006.06.21Posters B. Suelzen - Catalog 10
Sales catalog 10, published by Burkhard Suelzen, Berlin (DE) (2006); 64 pages, 15 x 21 cm, 133 b / w illustrations; softcover; in german
Poster and advertising literature 1903 - 2005 & 107 beautiful and rare posters on various topics 1899 - 1977 2006.06.21Poster polski 1899-1945 ze Zbiorow Specjalnych Biblioteki Glownej UMCS w Lublinie
catalog of an exhibition at the Biblioteka Glowna UMCS in 2004, curated by Piotr Rudzinski, published by Wydawnictwo Universytetu Marii Curie-Sklodowskiej, Lublin (PL) (2004); 64 pages, 21 x 30 cm, 66 color illustrations; softcover; in polish; ISBN 83-227-2337-7; ZIP 36 (about US $ 11)
With an annotated list of 122 posters, from Jozef Mehoffer to Henryk Tomaszewski, and a short bibliography. 2006.06.19Polish Art Deco Posters from the collections of the Ethnography and Handicraft Museum in Lviv
introduction and scientific consultation by Anna Sieradzka, published by Muzeum Zamoyskich, Kozlowka (PL) (September 2005); 206 pages, 21 x 30 cm, 182 full page poster illustrations in color,; hardcover; in polish, ukrainian and english; ISBN 83-919292-5-6
Catalog of a traveling exhibition, with a 3 page introduction and a list of all 182 posters, mostly from the early 1930's. The city of Lviv, now in Ukraine, was in Poland at the Art Deco time (1925-1935). 2006.06.19Visual master Hans Hillmann
edited by Lin Jiayang, published by Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing House, Shanghai (CN) (April 2005); 320 pages, 41 poster illustrations in color; softcover; in chinese and german; CNY 158 (about US $ 20)
With texts by Lin Jiayang, Gunter Rambow, Alain Weill and Hans Hillmann 2006.06.19Japanese posters today from the DNP Archives of Graphic Design
edited by Florian Hufnagel and Helena Koenigsmarkova, with an introduction by Hiroshi Kashigawa, published by the Die Neue Sammlung / Umeleckoprumyslove Muzeum Prague, Munich (DE) (2006); 192 pages, 23 x 21 cm, about 132 color pictures; softcover; ISBN (DNS) 3-00-018201-2, (UPM) 80-7101-056-1; in german and english
Catalog of a traveling exhibition with posters from the Dai Nippon Printing Co., going from Munich to Zuerich, Frankfurt / M, Prague, Berlin to Warsaw, with posters by 25 leading artists, mostly from the last ten years. A beautiful book spoiled by ugly typography. 2006.06.19Tadeusz Gronowski, Sztuka plakatu i reklamy (L'art de l'affiche et de la publicité)
by Anna Agnieszka Szablowska, published by the Instytut Sztuki Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warsaw (PL) (2005); 228 pages, 20 x 27 cm, about 200 small color and b / w reproductions; softcover; ISBN 83-89101-40-8; in polish with a 15 page french summary.
A scientific treatise on Tadeusz Gronowski (1894-1990), the father of polish posters, a contemporary of Cassandre. When the Poster Museum in Wilanow and the Warsaw Biennial were founded in the 1960's, he protested that posters have become "l'art pour l'art" and quit making more. 2006.06.19Maciej Urbaniec (1925 - 2004) "Gioconda to ja ..."
Catalog of an exhibition at the Poster Museum Wilanow, curated by Anna Zabrzeska-Pilipajc, published by the Muzeum Plakatu w Wilanowie, Warsaw (PL) (2005); 64 pages, 21 x 30 cm, 52 color reproductions, and many b / w photographs; softcover; ISBN 83-7100-326-9; in polish and english
With 18 pages of text and biography, an annotated list of 170 posters, extensive bibliography and list of awards. 2006.06.18Hello - Posters by Alan Fletcher
Catalog of an exhibition at the Michalis Katzourakis Studio in Athens, curated by Stergios Delialis, published by the Thessaloniki Design Museum, Thessaloniki (GR) (2006); 34 pages, 22 x 22 cm, 36 color reproductions; softcover; in greek and english
With a preface by Dimitris Arvanitis and a one page biography. ".. his sense of humor - a basic ingredient in all his work - highlight a personality that has influenced graphic design for forty years". 2006.06.18Catherine Zask Poster Collection 12, Museum of Design Zurich
Essay by Henri Gaudin and Catherine de Smet; Edited by Felix Studinka, published by Lars Mueller Publishers Baden (CH) (2005); 64 pages, 17 x 24 cm, 43 color reproductions; softcover; ISBN 3-03778-054-1; in german and english; Euro 19.50 (about US $ 25)
"Catherine Zask's enthusiasm targets the materiality of writing, the inner structure of written language". 2006.06.18Teresa Sdralevich - Out of Paper.Posters
with an introduction by Giovanni Anceschi and texts by Teresa Sdralevich, published by La Cinquieme Couche, Brussels (BE) (May 2006); 64 pages, 24 x 33 cm, about 40 color reproductions, mostly full page; softcover; ISBN 2-930356-08-1; in french, english, italian and flemish; Euro 23 (about US $ 29)
The first monograph about the young and enterprising italian graphic designer living in Brussels. Detailed background information is provided for each poster. "The posters by Teresa Sdralevich - whether on social issues, politics, or culture - make us think as well as see". 2006.06.17Loiri / Simppeli / Simply
by Pekka Loiri, selfpromotional book published in a limited edition of 300 copies, Helsinki (FI) (2006); 112 pages, 8 x 12 cm, about 70 full page color reproductions; hardcover; in finnish and english
An appealing mix of posters, book covers, logos and writings by Pekka Loiri on design and life. "In my own work, there has to be a message, the aesthetics has to be high and the image has to be clear". 2006.06.17Czech film posters of the 20th century
edited by Marta Sylvestrova, published by and available from Moravian Galler Brno (CZ) / Ex Libris, Prague (CZ) (2004); 502 pages, 29 x 33 cm, 3700 g, about 800 color reproductions; softcover; ISBN 80-7027-128-0; in english, CZK 1890 (about US $ 84)
With 120 pages of text on the history of czech film posters from 1910 to 2003 by Dana Bartelt, Jaromir Blazejovsky, Ivan Klimes, Jan Lukes, Marta Sylvestrova, Petr Stembera, Karel Tabery, Blazena Urgosikova, an index of film titles, and biographies of 250 czech film poster designers. The posters are mainly from the collections of the Moravian Gallery in Brno, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, and the National Film Archive Poster Collection. 2006.06.17Jozef Mroszczak
edited and designed by Marcin Mroszczak, published by National Museum Warsaw, Warsaw (PL) (2006); about 70 pages, 30 x 37 cm, about 60 full page color reproductions, 6 b / w portraits; softcover; ISBN 83-7100-391-9; in english, PLZ 90 (about US $ 28)
With an introduction by Marcin Mroszczak about his father Jozef Mroszczak, best known as one of the founders and longtime chairman of the Warsaw International Poster Bienniale. The catalog part (description of 178 posters, bibliography, exhibitions) was made by Zdzislaw Schubert. 2006.06.15Mieczyslaw Gorowski Plakaty Posters 1968 - 2003
edited by Maciej Pawlowski, published by Rzecz Piekna, Cracow (PL) (2004); 168 pages, 25 x 31 cm, about 140 full page color reproductions, 318 poster thumbnails, and many photos; hardcover; ISBN 83-901115-2-7; in polish and english
With an introduction by Janusz Krupinski, and Zdzislaw Schubert, Krzysztof Dydo and Krystyna Szczurowa as consultants. The catalog part (description of posters, bibliography, exhibitions) was made by Zdzislaw Schubert. Gorowski is one of the few draftsmen left who can realistically draw human figures and give them all emotions he likes without having to resort to metaphors. 2006.06.15Roman Cieslewicz 1930-1996
by Anna Grabowska-Konvent, published by and available from Muzeum Narodowe, Poznan (PL) (2006); 224 pages, 24 x 32 cm, about 400 color and many b / w illustrations and photos; softcover; ISBN 978-83-89053-48-0; in polish and english; ZIP 80 (about US $ 25)
Catalog of an exhibition at the National Museum in Poznan, Poland, in 2006, curated by Anna Grabowska. With texts by W. Suchocki, A. Grabowska, Z. Schubert, M. Gizycki, H. Tomaszewski, W. Swierzy, M. Rouard-Snowman. The book covers posters, graphics, books, catalogs, magazines, advertisements, and ephemeral prints, has detailed descriptions of the 409 exhibited works, a bibliography of more than 1000 references, a detailed biography. Edited by world renowned curator and Cieslewicz authority Anna Grabowska, a worthy tribute to one of the most influential polish / french graphic designers. 2006.06.14Maciej Urbaniec
with texts by Anna Zabrzeska-Pilipajc, published by Towarzystwo Przyjaciol Akademii Sztuk Pieknych, and Oficyna Wydawnicza RYTM, Warsaw (PL), (2006); 168 pages, 24 x 33 cm, 132 full page color and many b / w illustrations; hardcover; ISBN 83-7399-121-2; in polish and english; ZIP 90 (about US $ 28)
A well made book about Maciej Urbaniec (1925 - 2004), one of the classical masters of polish poster design, who "besides Starowieyski and Swierzy made the biggest impact on the perception of the polish posters in the 1970's". With a 13 page introduction, a 12 page biography, list of awards, bibliography, and detailed description of each of 162 of Urbaniec 'posters. 2006.06.12All Men are Brothers - Designer's Edition
by Jianping He, published by hesign International, Berlin (DE) & Shanghai (CN) (2006); 664 pages, 18 x 25 x 5 cm, more than 1000 color illustrations; softcover in hard case; ISBN 3-9810544-0-7; in english and chinese; Euro 55 (about US $ 68)
A luxurious book asking 108 leading contemporary poster artists eight basic questions on life and design, and showing their recent work. The title refers to a famous classical chinese novel about 108 Robin Hoods fighting for freedom, for the poor and against the rich, and for mutual respect of each other.
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by Richard Hollis, published by Yale University Press, New Haven CT (US), (April 2006); 272 pages, 21 x 28 cm, 650 b / w + 100 color illustrations; hardcover; ISBN 0300106769; in english; USD 31.50, the german edition is EUR 54 (about US $ 66)
"Written by noted design authority Richard Hollis, this lavishly illustrated volume looks at the uniquely clear graphic language developed by such Swiss designers as Theo Ballmer, Max Bill, Adrian Frutiger, Karl Gerstner, Armin Hofmann, Ernst Keller, Herbert Matter, Josef Mueller- Brockmann, and Jan Tschichold. "
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with texts by J.F.L. Rubio, N. d'Huart, F. Fontbona, R. Thomson, E. Trenc, published by Fundacion cultural Mapfre Vida, Madrid (ES) (2005); 320 pages, 24 x 33 cm, 118 full page color illustrations; hardcover; ISBN 84-89455-87-2; in spanish; EUR 50 (about US $ 42)
Catalog of an exhibition in Madrid in 2005, with very high quality texts and illustrations of 118 posters by Cheret, Grasset, Mucha, Orazi, Gachons, Feure, Fernel, Dufau, Steinlen, Ibels, Willette, Bonnard, Vallotton, Toulouse-Lautrec, Crespin, Livemont, Meunier, Mignot, Berchmans, Combaz, Lemmen, Rysselberghe, Toussaint, Smeers, Rops, Rassenfosse, Pollet, Beardsley, Mackintosh, Hardy, Hassall, Rhead, Bradley, Dow. 2006.03.01Jacques Auriac affichiste
by Thierry Devynck, published by Bibliotheque Forney, Paris (FR) (2005); 256 pages, 16 x 24 cm, color illustrations; hardcover; ISBN 2843311446; in french; EUR 35 (about US $ 42)
Catalog of an exhibition at the Bibliotheque Forney, Paris, in 2005. 2006.02.09E. McKnight Kauffer: A Designer and his Public
by Mark Haworth-Booth, published by Victoria & Albert Museum, London (GB) (Oct 2005); 128 pages, 24 x 28 cm, 100 color and 20 bw illustrations; hardcover; ISBN 1851774661; in english; GBP 25 (about US $ 46)
"This masterly biography, now reissued from the 1979 edition and updated with new illustrations, traces Kauffer's life and assembles a formidable body of his best work".
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by Jean-Claude Famulicki and Maria Kurpik, published by Editions La Decouverte, Paris (FR) (2005); 192 pages, 24 x 31 cm, about 200 color illustrations; softcover; ISBN 2-7071-4680-3; in french; EUR 35 (about US $ 42)
Catalog of an exhibition at the Bibliotheque de documentation internationale contemporaine in Paris in 2005, with texts by Maria Kurpik, Daniel Beauvois, Krzysztof Pomian, Andrzej Turowski, Jean-Claude Famulicki.
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by Amelie Gastaut and Jean-Pierre Criqui, published by Thames & Hudson, London (GB) (2005); 144 pages, 18 x 27 cm, 130 color illustrations; softcover; ISBN 0-500-28554-3; in english; EUR 22 (about US $ 26)
Catalog of an exhibition at the Musee de la Publicite in Paris in 2004, with a 10 page introduction (set in annoying typography).
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published by Pie Books, Tokyo (JP) (2004); 238 pages, 18 x 26 cm, about 250 full page color reproductions; softcover; ISBN 4-8944-375-9; in japanese; US $ 46
Ayao Yamana (1897 - 1980) was a japanese graphic designer that helped shape Shiseido's visual identity with his illustrations of elegant women. The book shows music posters, book and magazine covers and illustrations from 1953 to 1980, and has a short introduction and biography.
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by Bernard Wyder, published by Editions Monographic, Sierre (CH) / Mediatheque Valais, Sion (CH) (2004); 224 pages, 24 x 30 cm, 398 color reproductions; hardcover; ISBN 2-88341-134-4 / 2-9700384-1-2; in french and german; CHF 78 (about US $ 60)
This is the catalog of the poster collection of the Mediatheque Valais, the former Bibliotheque cantonal in Sion, Switzerland. The many tourist posters from this alpine region are among the highlights of the collection. The catalog has detailed and knowledgeable descriptions of the posters, and biographical data of their 150 designers, and an index. 2006.02.09Michel Bouvet - Affiches, esquisses et autres voyages
texts by Alain Weill, Diego Zaccaria, Philippe di Folco and Manon lenoir, published by Editions Textuel, Paris (FR) (2004); 168 pages, 22 x 28 cm, about 200 color illustrations; hardcover; ISBN 2-84597-101-X; in french; EUR 45 (about US $ 60)
Catalog of the personal exhibition with the same title at the Galerie Anatome in Paris.
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Texts by Michel Wlassikoff, published by Galerie Anatome / Editions du Panama, Paris (FR) (2005); 272 pages, 21 x 28 cm, about 500 color illustrations; softcover; ISBN 2-7557-0105-6; in french and english; EUR 48 (about US $ 57)
A review of the 21 first exhibitions of the well known Galerie Anatome in Paris, with posters and graphic design from Hong Kong, Mexico, Warsaw and Prague, and from Uwe Loesch, Alain Le Quernec and Philippe Apeloig, to name just a few. A good book, about a good place, with a good exhibition concept, run by good people.
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by Mathieu, et Stephane Guillerme, published by Editions Almora, Paris (FR) (Oct 2005); 128 pages, 21 x 30 cm, about 50 full page color reproductions; softcover; ISBN 2-35118-004-6; in french; EUR 25 (about US $ 30)
Apart from showing a rich collection of poster size "god pictures" from India, the strength of the book is in the clear and detailed explanations of the images and their context and background.
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by Erich Brechbuehl, published by Martin Wallimann, Alpnach (CH) (2005), available from im Schtei Service; 214 pages, 14 x 21 cm, 100 yellow and black reproductions; softcover; ISBN 3-908713-61-7; in german; CHF 35, EUR 25 (about (about US $ 30)
Erich Brechbuehl, a highly successful apprentice of Niklaus Troxler, has published a book with 100 posters he made over the last years for a cultural center in Sempach, a small town near Lucerne, almost all in black on a yellow background. 2006.01.13Hangzhou - Paris
designed by Atelier de creation graphique, Pierre Bernard, published by ENSAD, Ecole nationale superieure des arts decoratifs, Paris (FR) (2005); 182 pages, 12 x 16 cm, 80 color reproductions; softcover; in french and chinese
The results of poster workshops in Hangzhou and Paris by Pierre Bernard with chinese and french students that resulted in 38 posters with the theme "China, our country", and 40 posters "la France, c'est mon pays" and 2 posters "l 'Autriche, c'est mon pays ". 2006.01.13