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The Streets are our Studio – the Rise of Berlin Street Art

Reclaim Your City: A global call to arms from urban artists to refresh bland, gray urban areas with statements of political and individual intent. While in most cities they work under constant risk of arrest, Berlin, Germany’s capital, has become an urban artist’s Utopia – areas left empty both by the city’s division and unification …

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Bringing Literature to the Masses - History of American Front Cover Art

Bringing Literature to the Masses – History of American Front Cover Art

One reason images are so powerful is that one doesn’t necessarily need an education to decipher them. In an instant, a person can roughly work out what a picture is trying to communicate. It was this principle that lead American publishers to use the illustrated front cover to sell and bring literature to the masses. …

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From East to West – the History of Movie Poster Design

The Americans and the Soviets fought the Cold War in all spheres of society. One of the most unlikely places was the film poster industry where countries like Poland and the Czechoslovakia were able to prove their designs were far superior to anything the Western World were producing. First produced in France in 1870, it …

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