Thursday, April 5, 2018

the genius of A. M. Cassandre

A. M. Cassandre (1901- 1968) is an influential ukranian-french poster artist and type face designer. 

harper's 1939

his "art deco" posters are memorable for their innovative graphic solutions and their frequent denotations to such painters as Max Ernst and Pablo Picasso. 

Cassandre taught graphic design at the École des Arts Décoratifs and then at the École d'Art Graphique.

harper's 1938

In France, with the help of partners, he was able to set up his own advertising agency called Alliance Graphique.

his Bazaar's covers are unique in that they exhibit a particular french sense of humor.