Postwar German Posters for Films


M (1931 / Germany / Director: Fritz Lang) Poster: Wolfgang Schmidt (1966) W, Deutsches Filminstitut, Frankfurt am Main / Poster Arcive M (1931 / Germany /
Director: Fritz Lang)
Poster: Wolfgang Schmidt
(1966), W,
Deutsches Filminstitut,
Frankfurt am Main /
Poster Arcive

The Three Musketeers (1974 / France / Director: André Hunebelle) Poster: Christoph Ehbets, E, Suntory Poster Collection (deposited in Osaka City Museum of Modern Art) The Three Musketeers
(1974 / France / Director:
André Hunebelle)
Poster: Christoph Ehbets,
E, Suntory Poster Collection
(deposited in Osaka City
Museum of Modern Art)

 After World War II, political confrontation caused the division of Germany into East and West and the German film world also took two separate paths. The different film production or distribution companies in East and West commissioned new generation of graphic artists to make their own film posters. West Germany was notable impressive posters with effective use of typography and in East Germany they created introspective, yet freely expressive work focusing upon illustration. This exhibition introduces two different graphic styles that flourished on either side of the Iron Curtain, through 85 posters produced from the late 1950s to 1990, the year Germany was reunified.

Venue

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
Collection Gallery (4F)

Exhibition dates

April 19 (Wed.)- June 11 (Sun), 2017

Hours

Regular hours
9:30AM - 5:00PM (admission until 4:30PM)

Closed

Mondays

Organizer

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Support

German Consulate General Osaka-Kobe

Cooperation

Deutsches Filminstitut
Suntory Holdings Limited
Goethe-Institut

Admission

  Day of admission Group (20 or more)
Adult 430 220
University students 130 70

* Collection gallery exhibition is available with this ticket.
* High school students and younger, Seniors (65+), admission is free (with valid ID).
* Visitors with disability and one person accompanying them are admitted free of charge. (Please present certificate at the admission.)

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