My studio is filled with clippings and bits of art that inspire me, and among these are several 'magpied' posters. I stole them because I love them, and they are some of my most prized possessions.
So, without further delay, here is a brief homage to poster art:
I know part of the reason I love bold, graphic designs can be blamed on an early introduction to Aubrey Beardsley:
Still one of my favorites, the eternal Alphonse Mucha:
A Polish poster:
AND some modern producers who will be quite happy to sell you gorgeous copies of their art:
Lovely work from St Louis by The Bungaloo:
Local St Louis Favorites, Firecracker Press:
Now go buy some art!