PRACTICEOn Walls

Public Theater (1994–2001, 2002–ONGOING)

More than other graphic design artifacts, posters serve as a chronicle of the mannerisms and artistic movements that have shaped graphic design history, from the wood type broadsides of the late nineteenth century to Art Nouveau posters at the opening of the twentieth, from the propaganda posters of the two World Wars to the New Wave and postmodernist posters of the 1980s, and beyond. For this legacy and for their potential for unbridled creativity, posters hold an idealized position in the design profession and are objects of constant reference and admiration.

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