Adolphe Jean-Marie (AM) Cassandre
(1901 - 1968)
Adolphe Jean-Marie (A.M.) Cassandre was active/lived in New York / France, Ukraine. Adolphe Cassandre is known for art deco, poster designer, lithographs.
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Biography Adolphe Jean-Marie (A.M.) Cassandre
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The work of Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron Cassandre is seen by some as a
bridge between the modern fine arts and the commercial arts in the
first half of the 20th century. Cassandre worked as a painter,
poster and theater designer, lithographer, typeface designer, as well
as a teacher. Although mainly based in Paris, he spent time
between 1936 and 1938 living in New York.
It is perhaps
Cassandre's posters that are best recognized. He felt that poster
art was for the painter, a way of "finding again the lost contact with
public. A poster, unlike a painting, is not meant to be easily
distinguished by its 'manner' - a unique specimen conceived to satisfy
the demanding tastes of a single more or less enligh
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