Extreme Canvas: Movie Poster Paintings from Ghana

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The movie posters within this collection indirectly illuminates how the images of rigidly enforced corporate Hollywood iconography can be stretched, distorted, played with and re-imagined through the cultural translation of illustrators and artists who's vision and style are not controlled by the Ho...more


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    The movie posters within this collection indirectly illuminates how the images of rigidly enforced corporate Hollywood iconography can be stretched, distorted, played with and re-imagined through the cultural translation of illustrators and artists who's vision and style are not controlled by the Hollywood system (or even popular and accepted American or European advertising and media design). As in Thai, Polish and Czech poster history the movie poster artist of Ghana provide a visual expression which is often more interesting in than the movies they are commissioned to represent.

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