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09.01.11 Marina Galperina

Continuing to build on ANIMAL’s growing minimalist poster spank bank, here are some super-simplified icons for philosophical belief systems, simmered to a bright, pop art reduction by London-based designer gex. Many of these Philographics are great. Realitivism is an array of overlapping orbs in a gradient grey, each shade relative to the next… Muaw! Then […]

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08.12.11 Marina Galperina

Check out Marko Manev’s simplified superheroes, here to geek out old timers into pre-blockbuster, pre-Broadway, untainted  comic book nostalgia and to remind us of the greatest super power of them all… branding. We’ve been on a minimalist pop culture kick since mini-muppets and have resisted too long. Oh look, pictogram movie poster maker Viktor Hertz […]

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05.06.11 Marina Galperina

We’ve loved Swedish designer Viktor Hertz’s “honest logos,” and even though minimalist pictogram posters are getting a little ubiquitous, we’re glad to see him in the Kubrick et le Web virtual exhibition, going on now. Presenting: Stanley Kubrick’s cinematic hits done minimal. Hmm… is that too easy? Make the figures pedo-proportioned and there’s your instant […]

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04.28.11 Marina Galperina

Designer Steve Thomas offers his modernized take on the classic constructivist propaganda poster, warning you about the dangers of loose lips at the water cooler, idle Twitting and downloading diseased email attachments. Post these up at your office and you’ll get that 5 year plan done in no time! Posters are available for purchase and […]

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03.28.11 Marina Galperina

Here’s another big batch of Swedish designer Viktor Hertz’s minimalist pictogram posters. If you get a kick from Inception distilled to a tilting chair and falling man icon, you can even buy it. Kudos to Viktor for going with the pictogram of the fire extinguisher bludgeoning for the Irreversible poster and that 8-minute uncut rape […]

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02.04.11 Marina Galperina

This Frogger poster reminds you to “Keep Your Tadpoles Safe! Teach Them to Always… Look Both Ways!” Video games: fine fodder for fine art and sound advice. See Gallery 1988’s other minimalist, faux-vintage and pixel-arty posters here. “Multiplayer,” Group Show, Jan 15 – Feb 4, Gallery 1988: Venice, Santa Monica […]

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01.07.11 Lauri Apple

Wac-Mart is the synthesis of two divergent causes: opposition to the Park51 not-mosque, and the adoration of Walmart expressed by xeno-banshee Pamela Geller and her ilk. In other words, a failed mash-up. […]

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02.11.10 Marina Galperina

These understated Star Wars planet posters from justinvg are the sort of space opera franchise inspired stuff that would not only look good on your wall but be handy at charming pants off people outside of gk2gk, no Force required. Also, they’re a less self-alienating of a geekout than say… the Yoda back-pack, Vader slippers or this […]

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09.23.09 Will Sherman

Chelsea’s Hudson Franklin gallery plays host to a three-day exhibition of offset lithographic posters, a medium “often considered outside of the high-art spectrum.” Organized by Matthew Spiegelman, “Offset” features new works by ten artists printed on the “same large multi-plate presses used to produce magazines, take-out menus, and calendars.” The show opens from 6 to […]

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