4 Apr 2012
Collection of seven images here. Apparently these large handpainted and wall mounted posters were called ‘dazibao’ which means big character poster.
Nice fun poking in New York (via Sell Sell). In Stella’s defence they did do one of the more impressive pieces of modern hand painted work in that city. That said, chalice does seem a little poncy and I’ll stick to calling a glass a glass.
1 May 2012
This photo essay on Business Insider shows photos of Hong Kong as it was in 1972, including many street scenes and various forms of signage. The photos are all by Nick DeWolf and more can be found in his corresponding Flickr set. The one above reminds me of the contemporary use of walls in Dhaka, […]
18 Jul 2012
A funny little film depicting an increasingly aggressive poster coming to life in Paris. Made by George Melies, sent to me by Joe Thompson.
11 Feb 2012