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Poster of the Day

Staff Favorite: Fritz Buhler’s “Merrent 40 Jahre – Basel”

The liberation of fashion in the early Sixties is clear in this vibrant poster by leading Swiss poster artist Fritz Buhler.  His poster for a Basel clothier’s 40th anniversary is emphatic in announcing a new age of bold patterns and … Read more

Gallery News

Vintage Posters Perfect for Halloween!

Looking for some Halloween inspiration? We’ve gathered together some of our favorite scary posters over on Pinterest.  From Cappiello’s ghouls and goblins to sophisticated masquerade balls, there’s something for everyone!

Poster of the Day

Mid-Century Poster Highlights: Vespa

In 1955, the high-energy French actor and singer Gilbert Becaud released the hit song titled C’est Formidable! (That’s Great!). It was a perfect marketing opportunity for Vespa to create a hip poster campaign. The poster shows the singer nimbly mounting … Read more

Poster of the Day

Mid-Century Poster Highlights – “Tell” by Armin Hofmann

This stunning poster, a classic of the International Typographic, or Swiss Style, was selected as a Swiss Poster of the Year award winner in 1963.  Strongly relying on typographic elements, the “Swiss Style” was refined in the ’50s and ’60s at … Read more

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New! Mid-Century Modern Poster Exhibition

Despite the looming tensions of the Cold War, a sense of peace and prosperity settled throughout much of the world at the end of World War II. Populations rose dramatically, and technological advances such as the arrival of television and … Read more

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Fashion’s Night Out on Newbury Street!

Join us for Boston’s Fashion’s Night Out! The gallery will be open late! Stop by and admire some of our finest fashion posters. FNO attendees will receive a special offer on our large selection of vintage fashion magazine covers and … Read more

Poster History

1948 London Olympics – Fly Pan Am

Just in time for the opening ceremonies later this week, this gallery favorite tells a rich and timely story. In 1939, the Olympics were awarded to London for the 50th anniversary of the Games (to be held in 1944), but … Read more

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“Titans of the Sea” Opening Reception

Did you miss the Titans of the Sea opening event?  Enjoy some highlights here: Video by Riley McCaskill.

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Ocean Liner Artifacts from Lannan Ship Model Gallery

The IPG staff is busy preparing the gallery for tonight’s Titans of the Sea opening reception and we’re just about ready to unveil this unprecedented collection of ocean liner posters! We’re thrilled to compliment the collection with several artifacts from … Read more

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A Celebration of Rock and Roll Poster Art – Bethel Woods

Our friends at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts are putting together a fantastic weekend celebrating the artistry and history of rock & roll posters, including a talk by Arnold Skolick and David Edward Byrd.  Click here for more … Read more