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Don’t miss AntikBar’s next Poster Auction on 11 May!

Set of 3 Posters Lenin USSR Propaganda Constructivism Original Vintage Posters Auction including USSR and Palestine Propaganda Poster Collection 

Our next auction on Saturday 11 May of over 500 original vintage posters features a collection of Soviet and Palestinian propaganda posters as well as a wide variety of original vintage travel, cinema, sport, advertising, war and propaganda posters from around the world.

The auction preview will be open at our gallery from Wednesday 8 May to 1pm on Saturday 11 May and the auction will start online at 3pm (UK time) on Saturday 11 May. View our catalogue and register to bid in advance via:

The Saleroom — www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/antikbar/catalogue-id-antikb10014
Invaluable — www.invaluable.com/catalog/67cmv11cug
Live Auctioneers — www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/139883_original-posters-ussr-and-palestine-propaganda

→ This extraordinary collection of Soviet and Palestine posters was acquired by our seller during his trips to the USSR and Lebanon in the 1960s and 1970s. 

In March 1969, the seller joined a UK delegation of the National Union of Students on a visit to the USSR. During his stay in Moscow, Leningrad and Tallinn, he acquired some of the posters. Later that year, he wrote to the Soviet authorities who sent several parcels of posters to him at university. 

The Palestinian posters were obtained in Summer 1971 when the seller travelled to the Middle East to apply for a postgraduate course at the American University in Beirut. On arrival he realised the university was not fully functioning due to the unstable and rapidly deteriorating political and military situation. He stayed in Beirut for two months then visited Syria, Jordan and Israel, returning home via Beirut. At the time, he considered becoming a journalist so arranged an interview with Bassam Abu Sharif, the spokesperson for the PFLP (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine). During this meeting he was given many of the posters that form this collection. The new symbol of the PFLP was adopted in May 1969 and these posters are among the earliest published by the Palestinian resistance.

Auction Preview now open at our gallery until 1pm on Saturday:
AntikBar Poster Auction Preview photos1 – video clips and more images available on our social media (links given below).

Lot of the Day (scroll down to follow us also on social media for more image features in the lead up to this auction)

1 BeatCompetition2 a PopularFront LiberationPalestine
3 a GeneralMotors ConceptCar Chrysler
4 a GaleriesLafayette Children5 a BillGraham RockMusic SanFrancisco
6 a CigarettesSaphir ArtNouveau7 a Lot PolishAirline Dog
8 a OriginalSin Cider MsVeronique9 a Solidarity
10 a Guinness Fireman
11 a TierparkBerlin Zoo Elephants12 a MonteCarlo DivingGirl
13 a GoodCitizens AbrahamLincoln14 a DavidBowie LetsDance
15 a TheOtherWoman 16 a Fougasse CarelessTalk WWII
17 a Soviet USSR Construction Propaganda Poster AntikBar Auction 
**AUCTION TODAY!**

In The News:

ATG Preview Issue 2390 AntikBar Poster Auction 11 May 2019 Our upcoming auction featured by the Antiques Trade Gazette on their Previews page (p.32)   

Visit our website Auction Page and follow us on social media for more auction images and updates:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/antikbar.co.uk/
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

All our original vintage posters from around the world (propaganda, war, sport, travel, advertising and movie posters) are available online with worldwide delivery at www.AntikBar.co.uk and at our gallery at:

AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters
404 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), UK Posters Network, London Art Deco Society, King’s Road Curve and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

AntikBar Vintage Poster Auction on Saturday 27 January


→ This auction has now ended. Our provisional auction dates are given below and on our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk/AntikBar-Auctions with links to register for our auctions online. Information on our next auction will be posted on this blog page nearer the time.

Provisional Dates (to be confirmed): 
7 April, 30 June, 10 November 

Live Auctioneers: https://new.liveauctioneers.com/auctioneer/3087/antikbar
The Saleroom: https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/antikbar 

Invaluable: https://www.invaluable.com/auction-house/antikbar-original-vintage-posters


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PW0216_1_mSaturday 27 January – Don’t miss our next original vintage poster auction featuring a collection of World War Two posters by Fougasse in addition to a wide variety of over 300 original vintage posters from around the world including travel, advertising, cinema, sport, war and propaganda. New and experienced collectors and dealers will benefit from our low starting prices with no reserves.

View our catalogue and register to bid online via:

Live Auctioneers – www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/113997_original-vintage-posters-incl-fougasse-wwii
The Saleroom – www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/antikbar/catalogue-id-antikb10009
Invaluable – https://www.invaluable.com/catalog/nsrgzf5k2y

This live online auction will start at 3pm (UK time) on Saturday 27 January. The auction preview will be open at our gallery from Wednesday 24 January to 12noon on Saturday 27 January.

Lot of the Day

WWII Fougasse Blackout  ADAC Motorcycle
Perrier Andy Warhol
Clint Eastwood  Ryland Sailing
New York World Fair  USSR Glory to the great Soviet Union
Mont Blanc Dorival Art Deco x3
Hope Obama  1 May Five Day Week
Toulouse Lautrec Elles  Walt Disney Mother Goose Hollywood
United States Cruise  Annecy Falcucci Art Deco
USSR UK
Star Wars Coca Cola R2D2 C3PO  Sunday Times John Lennon Beatles
Europa  Berlin Zoo Rhino
Air Force Safety
Hohlwein  Fougasse Chemical Warfare

www.AntikBar.co.uk/AntikBar-Auctions

AuctionPreview

In The News

ATG AuctionPreview “Second World War posters by the renowned British cartoonist and illustrator Cyril Kenneth Bird (1887-1965) feature in a sale of posters at Antikbar in London on January 27. Known by his pen name ‘Fougasse’, the artist famously designed humorous and effective propaganda posters while working unpaid for the Ministry of Information during the war…” Previews (p24) in the Antiques Trade Gazette  (Issue 2325, 20 January 2018)

PS0210_1_m “Interesting online auction at the end of the month from UK pioneers AntikBar. Some nice stuff there and one in particular that I can’t let pass without mention. A food based car rally: how good does that sound? And it’s designed appropriately by Geo. Ham365PosterBlog review (8/1/18)


Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to view all our original vintage posters from around the world (cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda), available online with worldwide delivery, or visit us at our gallery:

AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters
404 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ

For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), UK Posters Network, London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

 


 

In The Spotlight: Ludwig Hohlwein (1874-1949)

LudwigHohlweinMunchenThe notable German graphic artist Ludwig Hohlwein initially trained and worked as an architect. In 1906 he shifted his focus to graphic design and went on to become a prolific poster designer. Hohlwein’s distinctive style is instantly recognisable through his creative use of colour, composition and typography.

We have recently added an impressive collection of posters by Ludwig Hohlwein to our website. These posters were created during the 1900s, through the 1910s and World War One to the early 1920s (click on the images for more information):

PA0215  PA0218

PA0217  PA0221

PA0213  PS0211

PA0210  PA0214

PA0212  PA0204

PA0220

PA0206  PA0219

PA0191  PT0194

PA0190  PA0197b

PT0216  PW0205

PA0189  PA0187

PW0202b  PW0203

PW0201

PA0195  PA0196

PA0192  PA0193 (1)

PA0207  PA0200b

PA0186   PA0188b

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PA0933_1_m

 


 

Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to view all our original vintage posters from around the world (cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda), available online with worldwide delivery, or visit us at our gallery:

AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters
404 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ

For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

 


 

NEW! Latest Products

PA1525_1_m  Enjoy a browse through our most recent original vintage and antique poster additions from around the world, including sport, advertising, cinema, travel, war and propaganda – here’s a snapshot of just a few our latest products (+ click on the images for more information):

PA1536_1_m  PA1537_1_m

PA1532_1_m  PA1557_1_m

PT1536_1_m  PC0956_1_m  PA1529_1_m

PP0653_1_m  PT1551_1_m

PW0381_1_m  PS0708_1_m  PP0671_1_m

PA1555_1_m  PC0960_1_m  PA1531_1_m

PA1546_1_m  PA1547_1_m

PA1542_1_m  PC0950_1_m

PA1520_1_m  PC0939_1_m  PA1527_1_m

PT1539_1_m  PC0944_1_m

PA1533_1_m  PS0704_1_m  PT1544_1_m

PA1551_1_m  PA1550_1_m

PT1559_1_m  PT1558_1_m  PA1549_1_m

PS0703_1_m  PA1541_1_m  PS0710_1_m

PA1553_1_m  PP0668_1_m

PA1554_1_m  PT1561_1_m

PA1524_1_m  PW0382_1_m  PT1552_1_m 

PP0667_1_m  PT1534_1_m

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Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters from around the world (cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda), available online with worldwide delivery, or visit us at our gallery:

AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters
404 King’s Road, London SW10 0LJ

For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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AntikBar Poster Auction + London Underground guest speaker talk

AntikBarOnlineAuctions
ORIGINAL VINTAGE POSTER AUCTION – 1 JULY 2017
FEATURING A COLLECTION OF LONDON UNDERGROUND POSTERS
+ ‘ART ON THE UNDERGROUND’ GUEST SPEAKER TALK ON 22 JUNE

LU Royal Academy  Che.jpg  LU Chinatown  Man Ray

Our next Original Vintage Poster Auction on Saturday 1 July will start online at 3pm (UK time) via Live Auctioneers and The Saleroom. A preview will be open at our gallery from Wednesday 28 June until 12noon on Saturday 1 July.

This auction will feature a unique collection of London Underground posters and memorabilia alongside a wide variety of over 300 original vintage posters from around the world – travel, cinema, sport, advertising, war, propaganda. New and experienced collectors and dealers will benefit from our low starting prices with no reserves. Worldwide delivery.

To accompany the auction, we are pleased to announce that the former Marketing Director of the London Underground, Dr Henry Fitzhugh, will be giving a talk at our gallery. Dr Fitzhugh introduced the Art on the Underground series, commissioning leading artists of the day, including many Royal Academicians. The initiative was seen as good decoration for the stations to benefit passengers and as a way of continuing the Underground’s long history of responsibility towards art and heritage.

The talk will start at 6:30pm on Thursday 22 June. Tickets cost £5, available online [click here] and at our gallery.

Auction Preview open from
28 June – 12noon on 1 July: 

AuctionPreview

Lot of the Day:

Mao  DWB 1911  
LU Whitechapel  Zoo panther 
London Underground map
LU Be Alert  David Hockney
Italy Propaganda

 Misfits Marilyn Monroe Clark Gable  Football
Sunday World  USSR Propaganda
Little Boy Blue Little Bo Peep
LU Farringdon enamel sign  Dali
Stamps WW2  BOAC Europe
Soviet Sports  French Riviera
London Transport Coronation
Careless Talk WW2  Ski Jump
Oberehnheim
LU Piccadilly Circus  Monte Carlo
Lenin  Birds
LU Children Anarchy  James Bond Octopussy
Munich Olympics Horse  
USSR Map
LU Oranges Lemons  Steam Engine
Chinese Sports  Holiday Land
LU Cricket  Pearson

Antiques Trade Gazette:
ATG

[via our Facebook page] In the Spotlight: the subtle humour of the Signs of the Times series by the notable British photographer Martin Parr for a fly-on-the-wall BBC documentary on people’s homes in the early 1990s.
LU Children Anarchy “To come home in the evening to find the kids have carried out their own form of anarchy is just about the last thing I can face
LU Buying Things “We keep buying things thinking “that’ll look better” and it just doesn’t
LU Cottage Stately Home “We wanted a cottagey stately home kind of feel
LU Feminine Touch “Sue has definitely given the bathroom the feminine touch 
LU Taste “I think we are very lucky to have informed taste – with my position as a fine arts valuer 

 

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Address: AntikBar – Original Vintage Posters,
404 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0LJ
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 11am-6pm (by appointment on Sundays and Bank Holidays)

+ Visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters from around the world (cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda), with worldwide delivery. For more News & Events, images and updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/   

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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Fun Posters for Children

PA1044_1_mDid you know we’re also on Pinterest? Here are some of the original vintage posters featured on our board for children – ideal for those looking for some retro inspiration as a present or to decorate a child’s bedroom, playroom, nursery, kindergarten or school – suitable for all ages, from little boys and girls to big boys and girls … kids at heart!

PC0397_1_m  PP0249_1_m  PT0661_1_m

PA0167_1_m  PA0194_1_m  PS0022_1_m

PC0540_1_m  PT0515_1_m

PC0002_1_m  PT0781_1_m  PC0439_1_m

PA0983_1_m  PA1091_1_m  PA0821_1_m

PC0486_1_m  PC0515_1_m

PS0370_1_m  PA0610_1_m  PA0899_1_m

PT0843_1_m  PP0420_1_m  PS0407_1_m

PC0401_1_m  PT0784_1_m

PA1018

PA1008_1_m  PC0530_1_m  PT1020_1_m

PC0580_1_m  PP0378_1_m  PC0525_1_m

PA1017

PT0856_1_m  PA0982_1_m  PA0981_1_m

PT0786_1_m  PT0801_1_m  PT0803_1_m

PC0464_1_m  PC0556_1_m

PA1058_1_m  PA1126_1_m

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Visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters from around the world – cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda. For more updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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Original Antique Posters: Celebrating 100+ Years of Poster Design

Posters have been the broad disseminator of ideas and images that have BR0008_1_mreflected social and cultural changes over the course of history. Given their ease of display on walls and high visibility, posters deliver their messages to the masses in the most effective way. The discovery of colour lithography in the late 1700s/early 1800s was one of the major developments that changed poster design. This technology needed an artist who understood the intricacies of colour balance to develop the poster as an art form: Jules Cheret (1836-1932) was able to combine his artistic talent with his knowledge of lithography and is widely regarded as the father of poster art.

PS0343_1_mCheret ingeniously combined modern British printing press machines with a clean-cut approach to colours used in traditional Japanese woodblocks to print more cost effective posters that were bolder and boasted clear and well defined images. A number of notable artists, such as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), followed his example in experimenting with new printing technologies and, by the late 1800s, posters were transformed into a recognisable art form and quickly became collector’s items.

Poster enthusiasts would venture out at night with damp sponges to remove the latest artwork by Cheret or Toulouse-Lautrec from the walls. PA0725_1_m (1)Poster exhibitions were held practically every year that further revealed the beauty of this new emerging art form to the public and influenced both advertisers and artists.

Being very topical, posters evoke the styles of the era and have very often survived as the best examples of art movements such as Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Constructivism. To celebrate over 100 years of poster design, here is our current collection of original antique posters dating from the 1890s to mid-1910s:

PS0269_1_m   PS0235_1_m
PA0321_1_m   PA0523_1_m
PS0193_1_m   PS0391_1_m
PA1018
PT0657_1_m   PA0381_1_m
PA0712_1_m   PA0711_1_m
PP0332_1_m   PP0327_1_m
PA0861_1_m   PA0308_1_m
PA0347_1_m   PS0270_1_m
PA1037_1_m   PA0871_1_m
PA0947_1_m   PT0703_1_m
PT0746_1_m   PA0995_1_m
PA0573_1_m   PT0828_1_m
PA0267_1_m   PA0983_1_m
PW0015_1_m   PW0089_1_m
PP0212_1_m   PW0120_1_m
PW0080_1_m   PW0141_1_m

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Visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters from around the world – cinema, travel, advertising, sport, war, propaganda. For more updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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