alternative Movie Posters: Film Art From the underground April 6, 2014 – Posted in: Art, graphic design, posters – Tags:


As much as a well-designed book can lead you to buy it a well-designed movie poster can make you want go to see the movie. Fortunately the era of bland studio-produced posters has been supplanted by a new crop of illustrators and artists.

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alternative Movie Posters: Film Art From The underground by Matthew Chojnacki brings us the first comprehensive look at this blossoming genre with 200 posters from over 100 artists.  The book also features commentary from each artist that includes questions regarding influences, their preferred medium, and the impetus behind each poster.

alternative movie posters wonkaWilly Wonka and the Chocolate Factory by Zoltron

Thse posters have also become quite collectible sometimes selling out within minutes of their release “and are now the most coveted posters by ardent moviegoers.”

Pretty exciting stuff.


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alternative movie posters shiningThe Shining by Lure Design

alternative Movie Posters: Film Art From the underground was first published by Schiffer Publishing in 2013

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