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Press Releases from International Poster Gallery (20 total)

International Poster Gallery Presents “Winter Wanderlust” 19th Annual Holida …

International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents Winter Wanderlust, the gallery’s 19th annual holiday poster show featuring travel posters for exotic locales in addition to a selection of general works by renowned poster artists. From exotic beach resorts along the French Riviera to romantic railway excursions along the snow-capped peaks of Switzerland, the exhibition provides a tour of adventurous destinations unlike any other. Winter Wanderlust runs December 1 –

Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters at International Poster G …

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters, a show and sale of original vintage posters from 1945 – 1965. The Mid-Century poster genre, which has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in recent years, encompasses a broad spectrum of motifs and styles that responded to the technological and cultural developments of the post-World War II world. Included in the exhibition

“Titans of the Sea” Extended at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) announces that by popular demand, “Titans of the Sea: Posters from the Golden Age of Ocean Liners” will remain on display through July 1, 2012. The show, which has drawn visitors in person and online from around the world, features a stunning selection of the greatest vintage ocean liner posters. The extended show has been enhanced with a number of new additions,

College for Creative Studies Hosts “Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of Internat …

DETROIT, MICHIGAN – College for Creative Studies is the next stop for Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010”, a major exhibition traveling through across the United States and running March 12-31, 2012 at College for Creative Studies, Valade Family Gallery. For additional information, please visit GraphicIntervention.org. Graphic Intervention is drawn largely from the collection of Jim Lapides, founder of International Poster Gallery in Boston, and was

“Proto-Pop: The Elegant Object” at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents “Proto-Pop: The Elegant Object”, a first-of-its-kind exhibition of original vintage Object Posters from the Twenties to the 1940s, offered as precursors to the controversial and explosive Pop Art movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public and runs October 6 – November 24, 2011, features 30 posters from Object Poster masters like

York College To Host “Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awa …

YORK, PENNSYVANIA – York College of Pennsylvania is honored to host Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010” through September 20, 2011 at Wolf Hall, 429 Country Club Road, York, PA. For additional information, please visit www.ycp.edu. Graphic Intervention is drawn largely from the collection of Jim Lapides, founder of International Poster Gallery in Boston, and was organized by Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt).

Made in America: The Mather Work Incentive Posters

By Jim Lapides Printed in Chicago between 1923 and 1929, Mather Work Incentive posters were designed to improve worker productivity and curb turnover during a time of economic expansion and plentiful jobs. The traditional American virtues the posters promote are as relevant today as they were 80 years ago and represent a unique chapter in American advertising and economic history. While the posters can be seen as workplace propaganda or camp

“Pack Your Bags!” at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents their 18th annual summer poster show “Pack Your Bags!”, an exhibition of original travel and transportation posters from around the world. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public and runs July 4 – Labor Day, September 5, 2011, features over 50 original vintage posters advertising exotic vacation destinations, luxurious rail and air travel packages and modes of

The History of the Lithographic Propaganda Poster

World War I was the first conflict in which the illustrated color lithographic poster was used as propaganda. Already well established in the world of commerce, travel, and entertainment before the war, illustrated posters had proven the most effective means of advertising yet invented. During the war, the poster’s accessibility and impact made it the single most important means of mass communication. All sides in World War

ADC To Host New York Showing of “Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of Internation …

NEW YORK - The Art Directors Club, the premier organization for creative people in integrated media and the first global collective of its kind, is honored to host the New York showing of Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010”, June 6 - July 29, 2011 at the ADC Gallery in New York. For additional information, please visit www.adcglobal.org. Graphic Intervention is drawn largely from the collection

“Travels Through Africa” Opens at Grand Circle Gallery

April 27, 2011 (Boston, MA) Grand Circle Gallery and International Poster Gallery jointly present, “Travels through Africa,” a stunning exhibit of vintage travel posters promoting travel to the region from the early 20th century through the late 1960s. The exhibit will run Friday, May 20, 2011 – Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Grand Circle Gallery, 347 Congress Street, Boston. More than 30 vintage posters, most of which are on loan from

“Paper Wars” at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents “Paper Wars”, an evocative exhibition of original propaganda posters of the First and Second World Wars. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public and runs April 28 – June 15, 2011, features some of the most persuasive and galvanizing posters from two of the most significant military conflicts in world history. From enticing recruitment posters to

Spend “Winter Break” With International Poster Gallery

BOSTON – International Poster Gallery presents Winter Break, an exhibition of over 50 original vintage posters, designed to combat the winter blues with advertisements for vacation destinations around the world. The ultimate vintage poster “stay-cation”, the exhibition offers everything from pristine Caribbean vistas to snow-covered Swiss Alps. This diverse exhibition spans multiple periods and genres and includes works by noted poster design titans. The show is free

Poster Experts Pick “Favorite Things” at International Poster Gallery’s 17 …

BOSTON – Poster experts at International Poster Gallery (IPG) have assembled an unparalleled lineup of original vintage posters from around the globe for the gallery’s 17th annual holiday poster show, “Favorite Things”. The show focuses on the newest and very best additions to IPG’s massive collection of over 5,000 original vintage posters and works on paper. The show is free and open to the public and is on

Time Travel: A Century of Travel Posters at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON – International Poster Gallery proudly announces its 16th Annual Summer Poster Show featuring a spectacular collection of original vintage travel posters from the last 100 years. The exhibition runs July 2009 through September 7, 2009. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday noon to 6 pm. The Gallery is located at 205 Newbury Street in Boston. Travel has been one of

“Made in America: The Mather Work Incentive Posters” at International Poster …

International Poster Gallery is pleased to announce Made in America: The Mather Work Incentive Posters, an exhibition of American posters from the Roaring Twenties on display September 15 through October 31, 2008. Printed in Chicago between 1923 and 1929, The Mather Work Incentive Posters were designed to increase productivity and reinforce the morals and the morale of the American workforce during a time of economic expansion. Armed with

Rare Modernist Posters at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON – International Poster Gallery on Newbury Street presents “Rare Modernist Posters”, an exhibition featuring outstanding selections from the gallery’s extensive holdings of modernist graphic design. Representing a wide variety of subject and countries, the exhibition will be on view March 20 to April 25, 2008. The show is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 10 am to 6 pm

“New Horizons: Stunning Acquisitions for the New Year”

BOSTON – Discover “New Horizons” at International Poster Gallery on Newbury Street, an exhibition featuring a stunning array of recent additions to the Gallery’s collection. Poster categories range from travel & tourism to more tangible delights like food, fashion and other objects of desire. The newly acquired works, along with others from the gallery’s extensive collection, will be on view February 1 through March 14, 2008. The

“Baby Boom: Poster Classics from the Fifties & Early Sixties” At Internatio …

BOSTON – Newbury Street’s International Poster Gallery announces “Baby Boom: Poster Classics from the Fifties and Early Sixties,” a fascinating retrospective exhibition and sale of over 50 consumer advertising posters from the postwar baby boom era. The exhibition opens September 19 and runs through November 18, 2007. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday noon to 6 pm. The Gallery is

14th Annual Summer Poster Show at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON - Indulge in the spirit of wanderlust with the International Poster Gallery\'s 14th Annual Summer Poster Show, Summer Adventures! The show spotlights more than 50 original vintage travel, sport and entertainment posters from near and far, and runs from July 4 through Labor Day, September 3, 2007. The show is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 10 am to 6