Re: [-empyre-] Off-topic: Poster Art
Very nice vision. I liked your explanation. Maybe the message be one of
the properties that make poster strong (as ad and as art). The visual
simplicity of the graphical elements, texts and colors also help its. Well,
whatever, everyday I know someone that tell me he likes poster art. It looks
magical, but I thing you are right.
Some poster artists, like me, create posters of shows that never will
happen. Fiction. But it's cool and still works good as an exercise or a
"theraphy" for those who like or work with graphical design and layout. ;-)
----- Original Message -----
From: xen <email@example.com>
To: Mario Lima Cavalcanti <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2003 5:32 AM
Subject: Re: [-empyre-] Off-topic: Poster Art
> Hi Mario,
> You might want to take a look at the poster shop at
> http://www.labellepoque.de/maindxe.htm. Some amazing Art Nouveau stuff!
> What makes posters different from most drawings and paintings? I believe
> it is, amongst other things, that they have a clearer, less ambiguous
> message, and they use simple shapes that we all relate quite strongly
> to. There is an intent behind the image/lay-out to make people
> understand something, rather than to encourage them/us to think or feel
> or imagine or get upset or whatever.
> Mario Lima Cavalcanti wrote:
> >Hi, friends
> > Sorry if it's considered off-topic, but I would like to invite you to
> >know my virtual gallery of poster arts. I would like also to talk with
> >who like all kind of poster arts, because it is a form of art that many
> >people like (and they don't know) ;-).
> > Posters work good as propaganda and as art too. And I would like to
> >and discuss why posters have this power.
> > My virtual gallery url: www.jornalistasdaweb.com.br/mcavalcanti
> > Other poster arts galleries:
> > http://www.gigposters.com
> > http://www.obeygiant.com
> > http://www.swampco.com
> > Best,
> > Mario Cavalcanti.
> >empyre forum
> Sonja Bunes - http://sonjabunes.com
> "... and many a time I have made a comparison between nobility of
sacrifice and happiness of rebellion to find out which one is nobler and
more beautiful; but until now I have distilled only one truth out of the
whole matter, and this truth is sincerity, which makes all our deeds
beautiful and honorable."
> from The Broken Wings by Kahlil Gibran
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