Cuba Style BACK IN PRINT

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To usher in the 100th anniversary of the founding of the national republic of Cuba, Steven Heller and Vicki Gold Levi have collected hundreds of vintage graphics of Cuba from the 1920s through to the 1959 revolution. Cuba Style recalls the days when the island was a veritable resort colony for Americans and Europeans who came in search of Latino music and dancing, gambling, tropical romance, and the best beaches in the Americas.Combining elements of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Bauhaus modernism and Vegas-style kitsch, the Cubano graphistos advertised the glories of pre-revolution Cuba to American & European tourists.
ISBN 9781568983608. Princeton Architectural Press.
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To usher in the 100th anniversary of the founding of the national republic of Cuba, Steven Heller and Vicki Gold Levi have collected hundreds of vintage graphics of Cuba from the 1920s through to the 1959 revolution. Cuba Style recalls the days when the island was a veritable resort colony for Americans and Europeans who came in search of Latino music and dancing, gambling, tropical romance, and the best beaches in the Americas.Combining elements of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Bauhaus modernism and Vegas-style kitsch, the Cubano graphistos advertised the glories of pre-revolution Cuba to American & European tourists.
  • Subtitle
    Graphics from the Golden Age of Design
  • Author
    Steven Heller & Vicki Gold Levi
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    January 2016
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    20 x 22 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    in stock
  • Status for Website
    available
  • Date added
    January 2016