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50 Incredible Film Posters From Poland

50 Incredible Film Posters From Poland
When I’m not geeking out over design you can probably find me geeking out over film. I spent a good 7 years of my life working behind the counters of various video stores across Western Canada and consider myself an avid film nerd. So it’s not surprisingly that my jaw nearly hit the floor when a coworker introduced me to the wonderful world of Polish film posters a couple of years ago. These conceptual masterpieces put the original American posters to shame every time; they are truly beautiful works of art. Trimming this list down to a mere 50 posters that I absolutely love was surprisingly difficult. Apocalypse Now Rosemary’s Baby Tootsie Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back Return Of The Pink Panther Raging Bull The Last Detail Gandhi The Fly Raiders Of The Lost Ark Harry And The Hendersons The Getaway Crocodile Dundee 2 Being There Old Yeller Terms Of Endearment War Games The China Syndrome Weekend At Bernie’s Gremlins Eyes Wide Shut The Shaggy Dog Under The Volcano The Late Show Short Circuit 2 Missing Flipper

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Mozart Sneezes, a delightful poster by Milton Glaser from 1983 I don’t often post about older art or design, preferring to keep the site filled with new ideas and concepts. Every now and then though I have to make an exception, especially for a piece of design so perfectly executed as this. Back in 1983, Milton Glaser was commissioned by the Mostly Mozart Festival to create a poster for them. I was able to dig up an article from 2000 by Tina Moore which mentions the piece: The poster, commissioned in 1983 for the Mostly Mozart Festival at New York’s Lincoln Center includes several panels of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sneezing, poking fun at stuffy notions of classical music. I think this poster is hysterical.

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