Is offering a huge selection of handmade Cuban silk-screen movie posters, many of which work beautifully well together. To view all of the posters, please visit our. The Cuban Poster Gallery appreciates your business!Here we are offering a brilliant, rarely seen ORIGINAL 1972 Cuban silk-screen poster that was designed for the first showing in Cuba of the Soviet film. TAMING OF THE FIRE (EL DOMINO DEL FUEGO in Spanish // UKROSHCHENIYE OGNYA in Russian). The award-winning movie was based on a true story about the development of the Soviet space and missile industry at the height of the Cold War. The movie -- heavily censured during its production -- was made with the assistance of the Red Army and the Gagarin Space Center in Moscow. This scarce 20 by 30 inch poster (a standard size so easy and inexpensive to frame) was designed by Cuban artist LUIS VEGA (a wonderful colorist) and handmade in the Cuban Film.
Vega immigrated to Miami in 1980. Interestingly, the movie was shown in Cuba the same year it was released in the Soviet Union -- a testament to the close relations between the two countries during the Cold War. Condition of this First Edition poster is good/fair. Imperfections include discoloration of the face of the poster and creases on the bottom border.Please examine the photos we have posted to judge the condition for yourself. 20 x 30 inches; 51 x 76 cm.
The ICAIC (Cuban Film Institute) silk-screen workshop in Havana, Cuba. 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. 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.
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, 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.