146 cm x 101 cm. Here is a little about the origin of this form of art.
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Extreme canvas hand painted movie posters from ghana. This large hardback coffee-table book includes hundreds of the posters reproduced in full color along with more history of this pop culture moment. Id been hearing about the phenomenon of the hand-painted Ghanaian movie posters for years but most of the clickbait articles I read about them treated the posters in the same way. See more ideas about african movies movie posters ghana.
The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana an extraordinary book all about these posters. 9272019 Explore the Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana at Poster House Museum. 9272019 If you are intrigued by movie posters you wont want to miss the next exhibition at Poster House Museum Baptized by Beefcake.
With the arrival of video and video cassettes during 1980s in Ghana West Africa a small-scale film distribution mobile Cinema was created. Photographyt of posters from Ernie Wolfes book Extreme Canvas 1. Hand painted Ghana movie posters are unique pieces of Authentic African Art.
632012 Hand Painted Movie Posters From Ghana Kaushik Patowary Jun 3 2012 0 comments When the first video cassette recorders reached Ghana in the 1980s and gradually a rental structure arose for homegrown movies in the urbane centers of Accra and Kumasi a host of mobile movie theaters started taking shape. Our goal is to archive educate exhibit and promote the art of hand-painted movie posters from Ghana The best thing is that the team supports current artists in Ghana still working in the. This new medium created the first opportunity for some of the best young painters in Ghana to express themselves on a public scale.
Get Instant Quality Info at iZito Now. Feb 25 2021 – Explore Sean Stepanoffs board Ghana Posters. Painted by artist Stoger for Royal Gate Video Club in Ashaiman a town near Accra.
Get Instant Quality Info at iZito Now. Upon durable flour sacks in brilliant bold colors Ghanas movie poster artists depicted the full. 3202019 These posters needed to be portable as well as attention-grabbing.
Hand Painted in Ghana by Leonardo for ZAAP Video club. FIRE PHOENIX ACTION Poster. The exhibition presents the work of twenty-two artists.
The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In the 1980s a group of entrepreneurs in Ghana created small-scale mobile film-distribution empires hitting the road with videocassettes television monitors portable gas-powered generators and rolled-up hand-painted artist-signed canvas posters.
An approximately fifteen-year period between 1985 and 1999 where. FIRE PHOENIX Beautiful authentic hand-painted movie poster from Ghana West Africa. Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana.
A movie poster for Predator. Scroll through to see more hand-painted posters from Ghana. This type of posters were exhibited many times in museums all over the world and are highly collectible.
In the 1980s a group of entrepreneurs in Ghana created small-scale mobile film-distribution empires hitting the road with videocassettes television monitors portable gas-powered generators and rolled-up hand-painted artist-signed canvas posters. Poster House Museum. Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana 9780966427226 and a great selection of similar New Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.
Photographs of posters from Ernie Wolfes Extereme Canvas 2 for Poster House 2018. Ad Get Canvas Painted. As part of her preparation for a new exhibition of vintage hand-painted Ghanaian movie posters Poster House chief curator Angelina Lippert scoured eBay to buy video cassette copies of the action and horror flicks that inspired the gloriously extreme interpretations of their box covers.
It was far easier and cheaper to mass-produce posters than to have them painted by hand. DETAILS FOR THIS FILM AND POSTER. They were usually painted by hand onto sacks or canvas as large printing presses couldnt be imported during Ghana.
As kitsch objects of exceeding weirdness. Since almost all the films portrayed were Hollywood blockbusters or genre movies of the 1980s and 90s the kitsch. Art size 57 12.
7192016 At that moment Wolfe had been exposed to what he would later clarify as the Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana. How did the mix of Western movies economics and religion in the 1980s and 1990s inspire larger-than-life posters in Ghana. Extreme Canvas and Extreme Canvas.
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