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Poster History

London Underground Poster Series by Severin Discovered

We are thrilled to have discovered one of the most delightful poster series ever created for the London Underground – the rare, 4-part series by Mark Severin, an accomplished Belgian artist who spent the Thirties in London.       Severin’s … Read more

Poster History

Classic Posters, the Olympics, and the Romance of Rio

The 31st Summer Olympic Games are here! This is the first Olympics to be held in South America, and the first ever in a Portuguese speaking country. More than 10,000 athletes from 206 countries will compete in 26 sports. The … Read more

Poster of the Day

Poster of the Day: Los Angeles – United Air Lines

Stan Galli created some of the best travel posters of the Fifties and Sixties for United Airlines. This sun-dappled poster is one of his finest – the perfect evocation of the hedonistic lifestyle of Southern California in the mid-60s. Our … Read more

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Poster of the Day: Menton-Mer-Monts-Merveille

A Touch of the French Riviera! This vibrant scene of the Riviera coast, created in a style reminiscent of Matisse, is the work of a Russian artist who left for France after the Russian Revolution. Terechkovitch was trained in the … Read more

Gallery News

New Exhibition: Influential by Design: The Swiss Poster’s Impact on the Modern World

Most people are surprised to learn that there are more 20th century poster masterpieces from Switzerland than any other country. There are many reasons: an international tradition which absorbed and often mimicked the best of its neighbors; a vigorous national … Read more

Gallery News

Winter Wanderlust – Holiday Poster Show

Do you have Winter Wanderlust? Vintage posters for exotic vacation destinations and a selection of general works are on display at International Poster Gallery just in time for the holidays! From the sun-drenched French Riviera to the icy peaks of … Read more

Poster of the Day

“Atlantic City – Pennsylvania Railroad” by Edward Eggleston

In the early 30s, Edward Eggleston produced what is often considered the best series of posters for the Pennsylvania Railroad, the most spectacular of which featured Atlantic City. The historically conservative rail line gave Eggleston the freedom to show off … Read more

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“Golf – Miami Biltmore Hotel” by K. Manahan

The prestigious Biltmore Hotel opened in 1926, and its tower was the tallest building in Florida at the time. It boasted the largest pool in the world, and the golf course (Johnny Weissmuller was the resident pro) was designed by … Read more

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“The Enchanted Isle – Martha’s Vineyard – New Haven Railroad”

New Englanders, this one is for you! Few artists define an era more than John Held, Jr., whose cartoon humor of the flapper era is still well recognized today. His images of Betty Coed and Joe College graced the pages … Read more

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“Indian Court Federal Building” by Louis B. Siegriest

A noted California painter, Siegriest designed eight posters for the Indian Federal Court Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco in 1939. The series highlights traditional arts from the Navajo, Pueblo, Haida, Plains, Chippewa, Seneca, Eskimo, and … Read more