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 silk-screen poster that was handmade in. To honor the island's " Filminutos, " or short-subject movies.The humorous poster, designed in 1983, illustrates that many of Cuba's short-subject movies were animated films that focused on characters such as vampires. Be found in many prestigious collections worldwide, from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles to The Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The 20 by 30 inch poster (a standard size, so easy and inexpensive to frame) was silk-screened in the Cuban Film Institute workshop in. In the past 15 years--some years after the poster was first released. Beware of cheap, photocopied, mass-produced reproduction "Cuban posters" made in the. That lack the authenticity of the true Cuban silk-screens. Condition of this poster is good; as with many Cuban movie posters, please note that you might find some slight ripples or wrinkles in the white borders around the images and small imperfections elsewhere because these posters are, after all, handmade.
We are also separately offering a book about the work of Eduardo Muñoz Bachs. FILMINUTOS, designed to salute Cuba's many short-subject films.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. To honor the island's "Filminutos, " or short-subject movies. This item is in the category "Art\Fine Art Prints". The seller is "cubanpostergallery" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.