Graphic Design

At Auction May 23

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Dramatized Sales Methods, designers unknown, portfolio of 36 pamphlets, 1930. $3,000 to $4,000.

Graphic Design continues to be a favorite among our poster auctions, with work by important designers like A.M. Cassandre, Charles Loupot, Ludwig Hohlwein, Jean Dupas, Edward McKnight Kauffer and Tadanori Yokoo.

Highlights include significant avant-garde Constructivist works by Władysław Strzemiński, as well as exemplary works from the Italian Futurist movement. The sale encompasses an international scope representing almost every decade, from exceptional Secessionist pieces of the late 1800s, to Psychedelic Rock-and-Roll and corporate propaganda from the 2010s, making it an intriguing assortment of images from graphic design history.

 
 

Exhibition Open May 18 – May 23

The exhibition is free to attend and open to the public. We welcome special and educational groups with advance notice–send an inquiry to rsvp@swanngalleries.com

 

Exhibition Hours

Saturday, May 18 – 12 pm to 5 pm

Monday, May 20 – 10 am to 6 pm

Tuesday, May 21 – 10 am to 6 pm

Wednesday, May 22 – 10 am to 6 pm

Thursday, May 23 – 10 am to 12 pm

 
 

Charles Loupot

 
Charles Loupot, Peugeot, 1926. $40,000 to $60,000.
 
Charles Loupot, Twining, 1930. $30,000 to $40,000.
 
Charles Loupot, Lion Noir / Cirage – Crème, 1949. $30,000 to $40,000.
 

Adolphe Mouron Cassandre

 
Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, Triplex, 1931. $20,000 to $30,000.
 
Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, Étoile du Nord, 1927. $15,000 to $20,000.
 

Modernist

 
Edward McKnight Kauffer, Shop Between 10 and 4, The Quiet Hours, And by Underground, 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
 
Paul Rand, IBM, 1982. $2,000 to $3,000.
 
Lester Beall, Rural Electrification Administration, 1939. $20,000 to $30,000.
 

Constructivist & Futurist

 
Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni / Congresso Futurista Italiano, 1933.
$3,000 to $4,000.
 
Wladyslaw Strzeminski, [The Organization of Production is Victory Over the Capitalist Structure], circa 1919. $40,000 to $60,000.
 
Wladyslaw Strzeminski, [Create the “Week of the Red Gift” Everywhere], 1919. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.
 

Art Deco

 
Jean Dupas, Le Bal de Demain, 1928. $6,000 to $9,000.
 
George Barbier, Clotilde et Alexandre Sakharoff, 1921. $10,000 to $15,000.
 

Secessionist

 
Ferdinand Ludwig Graf, Kaiser – Jubilaeums / Wien, 1908. $5,000 to $7,500.
 

Tadanori Yokoo & Psychedelia

 
Tadanori Yokoo, Yukio Mishima / [The Aesthetics of End], 1966. $10,000 to $15,000.
 
Tadanori Yokoo, Takarazuka / Grand Revue, 1966.
$8,000 to $12,000.
 
Linda Segul, Northern California Folk – Rock Festival, 1968.
$1,000 to $1,500.
 

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