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Times Square Style: Graphics from the Golden Age of Broadway

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Before there was Vegas, and long before there was "reality television," there was Times Square. For a century, it has stood as the blazing Crossroads of the World; the sometimes magical, sometimes tawdry, but always spectacular epicenter of American commercial culture.
Times Square Style is a visual compendium of the energy and dazzle and glamour that made the Great White
Paperback, 168 pages
Published August 12th 2004 by Princeton Architectural Press
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Jun 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A compendium of the colorful posters and promotion displays of Time Square

This is book is full of colorful posters, promotions, advertisements and billboards that appeared in and around the New York’s famed Times Square right from the Golden age of Broadway. There is energy, glamor and allure in its signs. The burlesques and Ziegfeld follies always had an element of eroticism in its depiction, but then again this is Time Square, ground zero for the promotion of the products of entertainment ind
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Steven Heller writes a monthly column on graphic design books for The New York Times Book Review and is co-chair of MFA Design at the School of Visual Arts. He has written more than 100 books on graphic design, illustration and political art, including Paul Rand, Merz to Emigre and Beyond: Avant Garde Magazine Design of the Twentieth Century, Design Literacy: Understanding Graphic Design Second Ed ...more
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