French New Wave: A Revolution in Design

By Christoper Frayling, Tony Nourmand, Alison Elangasinghe, Graham Marsh

Reel Art Press

Directors: Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard

The French New Wave is one of the most important movements in the history of film.

Its fresh energy and vision changed the cinematic landscape and the poster artists tasked with selling these Nouvelle Vague films to the masses were at the forefront of a revolution in art, graphic design and photography.

This book is a visual celebration of their explosive and ground-breaking poster art. Featuring posters for films like Breathless, Fahrenheit 451 and Le Mepris and accompanied by biographies on over 100 artists, photographers and designers.

A definitive celebration on the visual imagery of the French New Wave.

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