Upcoming Highlights: Graphic Design

At Auction May 23

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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, Sven Brasch’s rare and humorous image for the short-lived Swedish magazine Sort Paar Hvidt [Black on White], as well as two exemplary works by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, founder of 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.

 

Modernist

 
Edward McKnight Kauffer, Shop Between 10 and 4, The Quiet Hours, And by Underground, 1930. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000.
 
Charles Loupot, Twining, 1930. Estimate $30,000 to $40,000.
 
Paul Rand, IBM, 1982. Estimate $2,000 to $3,000.
 
Lester Beall, Rural Electrification Administration, 1939. Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.
 

Constructivist & Futurist

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

Art Deco

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

Secessionist

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

Psychedelic 1960s

 
Linda Segul, Northern California Folk – Rock Festival, 1968. Estimate $1,000 to $1,500.
 

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