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Adolphe Cassandre

 (1901 - 1968)
Adolphe Jean-Marie Cassandre was active/lived in New York / France, Ukraine, Russian Federation.  Adolphe Cassandre is known for art deco, poster designer, lithographs.

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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   ...  Displaying 750 of 4199 characters.

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