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Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s

Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s
In the 1920s and 1930s, Japan embraced new forms of graphic design as waves of social change swept across the nation. This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought. "Buy Domestic!" poster, 1930 [+] Cover of "Nippon" magazine issue #1, Oct 1934 [+] "Fuji Weekly" cover, Oct 1930 [+] Poster for Japan's first national census, 1920 [+] // "Health for body and country" poster, c. 1930 [+] Grand Nagoya Festival poster by Kenkichi Sugimoto, 1933 [+] Kyoto Grand Exposition to Commemorate the Showa Imperial Coronation, 1928 [+] Poster design by Shujiro Shimomura, 1928 [+] "NAPF" (Nippona Artista Proleta Federacio) magazine cover, Feb 1931 [+] "NAPF" (Nippona Artista Proleta Federacio) magazine covers: Sep 1931 // Oct 1931 "May 1" movie poster by Hiromu Hara, 1928-1929 [+]

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