Entries in Posters (16)
If you in the market to buy posters first, keep in mind the kind of poster you would to get when you find and buy posters online. For example, if you want to buy a poster of the Hitchcock movie, it will most likely be under the "Movies" category at various sites.
Now, head over to a poster website to buy posters online. If you have a specific poster you are looking for, type in what the poster falls under. For example, if you have a specific "Birds" poster you are looking, just search for "Birds" in the search box at any of these websites. Then you can sort the items that come up by "Posters" and browse the results to buy posters online.
At Naxart we constantly updating and adding new posters. It is a good idea to check back with us often because a poster that you are looking for may be on sale when you least expect it. And also a lot of them are limited edition posters not larger then 200.
When you finally buy posters online, you do not need to be worried about the posters getting folded or wrinkled in the mail. They come in cardboard tubes that prevent any damage to them. To straighten out the posters, just lay them out and place weights on each corner. Keep the poster this way for several hours, or even a day, and the poster should be flattened. And that’s about it, now you can find and buy posters online!
You don't have to be rich to have great looking walls. There is plenty of overpriced artwork hanging on some peoples walls, but I'm not one of those people. Posters, provide a great affordable, alternative to original or limited edition prints. Not everyone can afford to have an original Vincent van Gogh in their house, but most can afford some nice framed posters of his original work. I like to change the art on my walls regularly. It gets boring looking at the same old stuff for too long. Moving the frames around from room to room, can help keep the price down, and still make your el-cheapo posters look like original works of art. Not to mention, it's a whole lot cheaper just buying new posters, instead of original or limited edition prints. Is there a movie or pop star that belongs up on your wall?
Why is it that kids are always decorating their walls with rock stars, sports stars, and movie stars? And secondly, why is it that adults never seem to. Well, at least most adults don't. I do have a poster of Captain Jack from Pirates Of The Caribbean on my office door. I do tend to enjoy the movies of Mr. Depp, and Pirates of the Caribbean is one of my favorites, but I think I just put the poster up because I thought it was cool. Celebrities have always held a fascination amongst the average population. Something about making your own life seem more interesting buy associating with someone whose life already seems fascinating. At least in the headlines. Movie posters use to be for promotional purposes only, but not anymore.
I really like posters from the movie Pulp Fiction here. Not because it's one of the latest releases in the theaters, but simply because it isn't. For some reason this poster has continued to be one of the big sellers, even though it's been at least ten years since Travolta made of of the biggest Hollywood comebacks in history, when Tarantino cast him in the role. It's attained a certain amount of cult status, which means, the kids still think it's cool and that their parents have forgotten about it. It is cool, and Travolta's character was cool in the movie, even he professionally cashed in his cool bank account with a flop called Battlefield Earth.
Posters are paper prints designed to communicate ideas quickly in a graphical manner. They are basically reproductions that are multiplied in large quantities with a lower grade of paper and inks.
Posters come in various shapes and sizes and serve for a wide range of purposes. Ever since the beginning, they proved to be a very powerful means of expression, continuously evolving to satisfy the growing needs of modern society.
The term "poster" has a long history behind it and comes from the ancient practice of "posting" messages in public places. Text posters were the first to appear and they were basically used to transmit information in an effective way.
Centuries ago, posters were used for advertising theatrical plays, informing the masses about political changes, as well as for promoting government proclamations or announcing meetings and public events. Due to their growing popularity and low production costs, posters quickly became a frequent tool for advertisers, propagandists, protestors and many other groups.
By the end of the 19th century, technological progress allowed the development of new production methods such as colour lithography, which revolutionized poster production. Plain text posters were replaced by graphical, illustrated colour printings. The possibility of printing in bright, vivid colours gained interest from many artists who quickly transformed posters into works of art.
Combining valuable information with expressive graphical symbols or logos, artistic printings had an even bigger impact upon the targeted public.
Due to their success, pictorial printings drew the attention of advertising agencies and rapidly became a common means of publicity. The film industry for example, considerably increased profits after adopting this kind of advertising. Commercial printings featuring subjects such as music and film stars, sports figures or political characters were successfully introduced to the public.
Promotion of limited or open-edition posters gained even more interest from collectors and fans.
Illustrated printings were also used for propaganda during the First and the Second World Wars, or in the late 60's. Propaganda posters inoculated political ideals and various reactions to the masses. Recruiting through the means of such posters became extremely common and many of them remained in the national consciousness for long periods of time. Well promoted communist slogans, for example, have broken all barriers of time and they still persist in modern society.
When it comes to almost anything, people love themes. Decorating the home is no exception and people often have entire rooms dedicated to certain subjects, favorite sports teams, or a much-desired location. It is not difficult to find a piece of modern wall art to complement the theme of any room.
Artistic pieces for the wall can be found in museums, in galleries, or in catalogs, but perhaps the best place to search for a piece of artwork is online. On the Web, customers can shop for art by shape, style, price, and category. This allows an individual with a themed room to easily find the perfect piece of art for placement on its walls.
Nature is beautiful and many people incorporate flowers into their themed rooms. The furniture may be accented with these touches or the walls may include a mural. Modern art in the form of flowers can be added to the walls of this room. The may include flowers in various colors of metal and even pieces that double as mirrors. Though this art is modern due to the mediums used in its construction, it is not so contemporary that it will not compliment various styles of design.
Modern art made from metal has a dynamic and multidimensional appearance. This is due to the texture that is often hand-applied to the piece. The texture serves to make the design appear more fluid and it creates a unique piece that cannot be duplicated.