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The Cuban Poster Gallery appreciates your business! Here we are offering a whimsical original 1st Edition Cuban silk-screen movie poster designed in 1974 for the showing in. Of Las bodas (The Weddings), an acclaimed Polish movie directed by Andrzej Wajda.Movies from Poland, the Soviet Union and other communist nations were common in. After Fidel Castro took control of the island in 1959. This lovely 20 x 30 inch poster (a standard size, so easy and inexpensive to frame) was designed by Cuban graphics art master Antonio Pérez (known as Ñiko). The 20 by 30 inch poster (a standard size, so easy and inexpensive to frame) was silk-screened in the Cuban Film Institute's workshop in. Condition is quite good for its age with some foxing and minor scratches. As a bonus, the poster has been mounted on archival Japanese paper. Please see the photos we have posted to assess the condition of. Las bodas (The Weddings; Wesele in Polish). Designed for an important 1960s Polish film. 1941, who goes by the name Ñiko. SIZE: approximately 20 x 30 inches; 51 x 76 cm. ORIGIN: the ICAIC (Cuban Film Institute) silk-screen workshop in. A few words about collecting. For more than 50 years, the. Cuban Film Institute has been designing silk-screened posters for most every movie shown on the island, whether the films originated in Cuba, the United States, Brazil, Japan or Italy. In the midst of the Cold War 1960s and 1970s, many of the subtitled foreign films shown in. Came from the island nation's communist allies in the Soviet Union.
Where movie posters are often dominated by images of. Stars, the Cubans assign a graphic artist to design an original piece of artwork for each film. These posters are widely recognized in graphic design circles. As stylish works of art, handmade one color at a time and often under difficult circumstances at various times, paint and even paper have been in short supply on the island. S silk-screen movie posters are nothing less than museum pieces.
But don't take our word for it! Examples of Cuban poster art can be found in the permanent collections of museums across the globe from the Victoria & Albert in London to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as in prestigious institutions such as the Library of Congress in Washington D. And the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles.Adding to their collectibility, Cuba's movie posters are produced in relatively small numbers. Typically, a few hundred copies are made for each film, although the runs have been as low as 50.
Responding to demand from collectors, the Cuban Film Institute has re-screened some of its more popular posters. That's why some posters created in the 1960s and 1970s began reappearing on the Caribbean island in the 1990s and 2000s. Further adding to their collectibility, many of. S vintage posters are imperiled.
Although a few hundred copies may have been screened originally, relatively few have survived, due to the island's wet and humid climate, inadequate storage facilities in. To us, these survivors are rare beauties, even those with obvious flaws. We are proud to have rescued hundreds of posters from almost certain extinction by storing them in an air conditioned, acid-free environment.We consider both to be collectible, and (in response to a question we often get) all of these posters were legally imported because the U. Government exempts artwork from its economic embargo against Cuba.
While the pricier originals are favored by some collectors, the re-screens are also collectible because they were made in the same Havana workshop as the originals. Note that we never sell unauthorized reproductions that have been cranked out in print shops in the U. The item "THE WEDDINGS / Original 1974 CUBAN Silkscreen Poster for Polish Movie / Cuba Art" is in sale since Monday, September 10, 2018.
This item is in the category "Art\Art Posters". The seller is "cubanpostergallery" and is located in Washington, District Of Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.