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Beautiful Macabre: Rare and Peculiar Posters 1862-1971 [Softcover]



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Sinister and sensual artworks from the Golden Age of Vintage Poster Art: Rare images from the Century Guild Museum of Art archives.

For nearly twenty years Century Guild has exhibited rare artworks in venues as varied as L.A. Art, The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair, and San Diego Comic Con.  Works previously in the Century Guild collection have been displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Detroit Institute of Art, and LACMA

While the internet is a magnificent repository of data, we still love the idea of curling up with books!  And many–if not most–of these images are not available on the internet at all... see them here in a fantastic resolution that allows you to see the magnificent details of the artwork!  These artworks were all in our possession, professionally photographed and color corrected, and now printed for you to enjoy at the highest resolution possible.

Over seventy extremely rare images from the Century Guild collection are now collected in a beautiful keepsake book featuring full-page, ALL FULL-COLOR images and historical commentary.

5.5" x 8.5" softcover, 92pp full color throughout

Beautiful Macabre: Rare and Peculiar Posters 1862-1971 is the second volume in our ongoing poster art series. Transcendent Luxury: German Art Deco Poster Masterpieces 1912-1927 and Flowering Lines: Rare Art Nouveau Graphics 1883-1911 are available here:

Some of the images in this volume are available as medium-resolution prints here:

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