Graham Twemlow

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London’s American poster king

29 May 2015
Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Typography, Visual culture

McKnight Kauffer’s Modernist posters for London Underground go under the hammer next week. By Graham Twemlow
In the design canon, from a contemporary perspective, the American-born poster artist Edward McKnight Kauffer…

High-priced ephemera

26 September 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Posters

A unique version of Joost Schmidt’s iconic Bauhaus poster may reach a record price at auction. By Graham Twemlow
One year after its blockbuster sale ‘Posters with a Purpose: the London Transport Museum Sale’…

A dentist’s unerring eye

17 January 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Posters

Dr Hans Sachs was the poster aficionado who launched Das Plakat. By Graham Twemlow
Graham Twemlow writes: A large part of the Hans Sachs poster collection is about to…

Back on the market

13 January 2013
Design history, Illustration, Posters

Prewar posters from the legendary collection of Dr Hans Sachs will soon go on sale at a New York auction house
A sale of 1250 prewar posters from Dr Hans Sachs’s legendary collection will take place…

The men with a movie poster

31 October 2012
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Posters

Eighteen works by the Stenberg Brothers (Vladimir & Georgii), including five original designs for posters, go under the auctioneer’s hammer on 1 November 2012.
In the wake of the Christie’s sale of London Transport posters (see ‘The purpose of…