visión de conjunto:Críticas ...an important and thoughtful text about one of film's great movements a series of brief artist profiles that re-contextualize this moment in history in a manner never truly done before. The epitome of a coffee table book this will no doubt be the topic of any discussion you have after buying it.--Joshua Brunsting CriterionCast A compelling new book [that delves] into the rich design history of la Nouvelle Vague and illustrates how graphic art broke new ground during the seminal movement.--Megan Williams Creative Review Godard Truffaut Resnais...the 50s and 60s saw a burst of intense innovation in French cinema a spirit reflected in the bold film poster designs of the time.--Killian Fox Guardian French New Wave: A Revolution in Design...reveals how French New Wave film posters became as powerful as the movies themselves transforming the landscape of visual culture through art photography and graphic design.--Sara Rosen Huck The French New Wave film posters quickly became as groundbreaking as the 50s and 60s films themselves. [This] new book highlights the designers behind the movement's explosive aesthetic.--Airmail Reseña del editor The definitive celebration of the visual imagery of the French New Wave with its explosive and groundbreaking poster artThe French New Wave of the 1950s and 1960s is one of the most important movements in the history of film. Its fresh energy and vision changed the cinematic landscape and its style has had a seminal impact on pop culture. The poster artists tasked with selling these Nouvelle Vague films to the masses--in France and internationally--helped to create this style and in so doing found themselves at the forefront of a revolution in art graphic design and photography. French New Wave: A Revolution in Design celebrates explosive and groundbreaking poster art that accompanied French New Wave films like The 400 Blows (1959) Jules and Jim (1962) and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964). Featuring posters from over 20 countries the imagery is accompanied by biographies of more than 100 artists photographers and designers involved--the first time many of those responsible for promoting and portraying this movement have been properly recognized. This publication spotlights the poster designers who defined the look of the French New Wave. Artists presented in this volume include Jean-Michel Folon Boris Grinsson Waldemar Swierzy Christian Broutin Tomasz Ruminski Hans Hillman Georges Allard René Ferracci Bruno Rehak Zdenek Ziegler Miroslav Vystrcil Peter Strausfeld Maciej Hibner Andrzej Krajewski Maciej Zbikowski Josef Vylet'al Sandro Simeoni Averardo Ciriello Marcello Colizzi and many more.