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See brief description of the film below. Portocarrero made only a handful of posters in his storied career. This is the most famous of Portocarrero's posters. A copy of this poster was displayed at "Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World, " the 2018 cultural festival at the John F.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D. Yet another copy of this graphic also was selected to appear in a prestigious 2018 poster art retrospective at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (National Fine Arts Museum) in Havana. Graphic also was displayed at a July 2018 exhibition at the Embassy of Spain in Havana.
This handmade 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. In the past 20 years, some years after the original poster and documentary first appeared. Beware of cheap, photocopied, mass-produced reproduction "Cuban posters" made in the.That lack the authenticity of the true Cuban silk-screens. Overall condition of this poster is good with some wrinkles on the white border. The main image of this famous graphic is in very good condition. The file photo we have posted is representative of the condition of the main image with its vibrant colors but does not show the wrinkles in the white border. Brief summary of movie: This study of Cuba--partially written by renowned poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko--captures the island just before it made the transition to a post-revolutionary society.
Beginning in Havana in the pre-Castro era, we see how foreigners contributed to the city's prostitution and poverty; this sequence features dreamy, hallucinogenic camera work that creates a feeling of unease and dislocation. Then, in glorious images of palm trees and fertile land, the film looks at the sugar cane fields in the countryside, and the difficulties faced by peasants working the land. Finally, back in the city again, leftist students battle the police and a corrupt government--and pay a high price for their rebellion. 20 x 30 inches; 51 x 76 cm.
The ICAIC (Cuban Film Institute) silk-screen workshop in. A few words about collecting. For more than 60 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. Examples of Cuban poster art can be found in the permanent collections of museums across the globe from the Victoria & Albert in. As well as in prestigious institutions such as the Library of Congress in. 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.
Island in the 1990s and 2000s. Further adding to their collectability, 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, insect infestation, 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 at the Cuban Poster Gallery offer. Both 1st and 2nd Edition posters. We consider both to be collectible, and (in response to a question we often get) all of these posters were legally imported because the. Government exempts artwork from its economic embargo against.
While the pricier originals are favored by some collectors, the re-screens are also collectible because they were made in the same. Note that we never sell unauthorized reproductions that have been cranked out in print shops in the. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "cubanpostergallery" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.