Film Art from Behind the Iron Curtain

On display at The Sandor Teszler Library Gallery, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC from Sept. 3rd - Oct. 28th, 2012. Reception Sept. 13th from 4-6pm. This group of film posters from Eastern European showcases the graphic design and aesthetic of the culture of Eastern Europe. Often western films and the American designs as the posters advertised and interpreted the films undergo remarkable transformations when presented to their European audiences.
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Conversation (Russian poster)

The Conversation Russian poster, designed by “I.” (artist’s full name unknown).

Броненосец Потёмкин [Battleship Potemkin] (Russian poster)

Броненосец Потёмкин [Battleship Potemkin] (Russian poster)

Sunset Boulevard (Polish poster)

Waldemar Swierzy, Sunset Boulevard - Billy Wilder, 1950 (This was for the Polish market)

Exhibit poster

"Film Art From Behind The Iron Curtain" - Exhibit poster

Wide Blue Road, Alien & 2001: A Space Odyssey (Polish posters)

Wide Blue Road, Alien & A Space Odyssey (Polish posters)

Platoon (Polish poster)

Movie Poster REDUX: Argo and 12 other Best Picture Academy Award Winners

Броненосец Потёмкин [Battleship Potemkin] (Russian description & US poster)

Броненосец Потёмкин [Battleship Potemkin] (Russian description & US poster)

The Conversation, Battleship Potemkin (Russian posters) & The Lavender Hill Mob (East German poster)

The Conversation, Battleship Potemkin (Russian posters) & The Lavender Hill Mob (East German poster)

Platoon (East German poster)

Platoon (East German poster)

Ostatni Etap, African Queen & Sunset Boulevard (Polish posters)

Ostatni Etap, African Queen & Sunset Boulevard (Polish posters)

Roman Holiday & The Birds (Polish posters)

Roman Holiday & The Birds (Polish posters)

The Cowboys & Papillon (Romanian posters)

The Cowboys & Papillon (Romanian posters)

Platoon (Czech poster)

Platoon (Czech poster)

Once Upon a Time in the West, All the President's Men & Battle of Algiers (Czech posters)

Once Upon a Time in the West, All the President's Men & Battle of Algiers (Czech posters)

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