PRESS RELEASE: Vietnam Posters & Billboards is a vivid collection of war-era propaganda images

This is a superb collection of the propaganda images produced on hand-made paper in the Vietnamese jungles during the wars against the French and then the Americans...

Vietnam Posters & Billboards, edited by Artbook; 245 x 195mm; 235 pages, all colour; 220 posters; published by Artbook / April 2013.   rrp £17.99 PB Flexi.

Poster art and propaganda remains an extremely popular medium, yet there has been no comprehensive collection published of the remarkable Vietnamese posters produced during their fight for independence and in the years following the establishment of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

This beautifully produced book admirably fills that gap, offering a broad-ranging collection of wartime posters, augmented by some peacetime examples on such themes as anti-smoking campaigns. Many of these brilliant images were produced in the jungle under the most primitive circumstances and under constant threat of attack and bombardment

A unique book at an excellent price.

For further details, please see the attached Press Release (PDF).

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