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Title: E. McKnight Kauffer: poster artist An investigation into poster design and production during the inter-war period using E. McKight Kauffer's oeuvre as an example
Author: Twemlow, Graham
ISNI:       0000 0000 4834 7979
Awarding Body: Reading University
Current Institution: University of Reading
Date of Award: 2007
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Using the posters designed by E. McKnight Kauffer this thesis aims to contribute towards a better understanding of poster design and production in the inter-war period and extend previous scholarship relating to his work. Five areas of research have been identified and meticulously investigated: All known archival sources have been visited, both in the UK and in the USA, to ensure accuracy of information; an inquiry into how work was commissioned and his relationship with clients; an investigation into the process in which artists' original designs were interpreted and redrawn by skilled artisans at lithographic printing companies; an examination of the public's and critics' reaction to his work; a study of his artistic influences and working methods.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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