Is offering a large selection. Of authentic, handmade Cuban silk-screened graphics, many of which work beautifully well together. Please check back often as we will be adding additional Cuban movie, cultural and political graphics in the coming weeks. The Cuban Poster Gallery appreciates your business. Here we are offering a Cuban Pop Art masterpiece titled CON LOS POBRES DE LA TIERRA (With the Poor People of the Earth), a limited-edition screen-print by.
This rarely seen graphic is a tribute to Cuban poet and 19th century independence hero Jose Marti. The title of this screen-print comes from a poem that Marti wrote in 1891 for his famed Versos Sencillos (Sincere Verses) collection.
The same words were adapted as lyrics for the iconic Cuban song Guantanamera. Martinez first created CON LOS POBRES DE LA TIERRA for a series of paintings he did, inspired by Jose Marti's poetry, in 1985. This screen-print is numbered in Roman numerals; only 25 copies exist. We photographed this pop art gem with both black and white backgrounds to give you an idea of how it look when matted and framed.
The overall condition of this graphic is good. Some small imperfections -- common with Cuban graphics -- may exist. A copy of a book on Martinez's artwork may also be available. CON LOS POBRES DE LA TIERRA (With the Poor People of the Earth).
15 by 21 inches; 38 x 53 cm. A few words about collecting the. For more than 50 years, the. Cuban Film Institute has been designing silk-screened posters for most every movie shown on the island, whether the films originated in Cuba, the United States, Brazil, Japan or Italy.
In the midst of the Cold War 1960s and 1970s, many of the subtitled foreign films shown in. Came from the island nation's communist allies in the Soviet Union. Where movie posters are often dominated by images of. Stars, the Cubans assign a graphic artist to design an original piece of artwork for each film.These posters are widely recognized in graphic design circles. As stylish works of art, handmade one color at a time and often under difficult circumstances at various times, paint and even paper have been in short supply on the island. S silk-screen movie posters are nothing less than museum pieces. But don't take our word for it! Examples of Cuban poster art can be found in the permanent collections of museums across the globe from the Victoria & Albert in. As well as in prestigious institutions such as the Library of Congress in. S movie posters are produced in relatively small numbers.
Typically, a few hundred copies are made for each film, although the runs have been as low as 50. Responding to demand from collectors, the Cuban Film Institute has re-screened some of its more popular posters.That's why some posters created in the 1960s and 1970s began reappearing on the. Island in the 1990s and 2000s. Further adding to their collectibility, many of.
S vintage posters are imperiled. Although a few hundred copies may have been screened originally, relatively few have survived, due to the island's wet and humid climate, insect infestation, inadequate storage facilities in. To us, these survivors are rare beauties, even those with obvious flaws. We are proud to have rescued hundreds of posters from almost certain extinction by storing them in an air conditioned, acid-free environment.We consider both to be collectible, and (in response to a question we often get) all of these posters were legally imported because the. Government exempts artwork from its economic embargo against. While the pricier originals are favored by some collectors, the 2nd Edition re-screens are also collectible because they were made in the same. Note that we never sell unauthorized reproductions that have been cranked out in print shops in the.
The item "JOSE MARTI Cuban Silkscreen Pop Art Gem by Raul Martinez / Only 25 Made in CUBA" is in sale since Friday, March 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Art Posters". The seller is "cubanpostergallery" and is located in Washington, District Of Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.