GOLDEN AGE OF THE POSTER, 1880-1918

Industrial revolution advancements in printing technology – including the mass production of metal lithographic plates over the traditional limestone – provided artists with an efficient medium to apply bold colors, elaborate typography, and stunning imagery to the printed page.  The Minneapolis College of Art & Design shares their remarkable collection of pre-World War I posters from artists including Alphonse Mucha, Jules Chéret, Eugène Grasset, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

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