E. McKnight Kauffer: A Designer and His Public Mark Haworth-Booth

ISBN: 9781851774661

Published: October 1st 2005

Paperback

128 pages


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E. McKnight Kauffer: A Designer and His Public  by  Mark Haworth-Booth

E. McKnight Kauffer: A Designer and His Public by Mark Haworth-Booth
October 1st 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 128 pages | ISBN: 9781851774661 | 3.19 Mb

American-born Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954) was one of the most gifted and internationally admired graphic artists of the 20th century. His work-synonymous with radical innovation, superb use of color, and accomplished design-dominated theMoreAmerican-born Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954) was one of the most gifted and internationally admired graphic artists of the 20th century. His work-synonymous with radical innovation, superb use of color, and accomplished design-dominated the posters seen around Britain between 1920 and 1950.

This definitive and lavishly illustrated biography is the first to trace Kauffers life and showcase his best work-posters, book illustrations, and theater designs.Mark Haworth-Booth explores this complex individual and his relationship with clients and friends-among them T.

S. Eliot, Roger Fry, Aldous Huxley, and Marianne Moore-who championed his insistence that the highest visual values be enlisted in the field of advertising. Complete with a list of Kauffers published works, this volume is not only a remarkable biography of a great designer but also a valuable reference.



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