An Unknown Master of Poster Design
Karel Teissig might just be the best poster designer you have never, or barely ever, heard of.
An exhibition of his work opened in Prague on March 24, organized by the indefatigable Terry Posters, and I’m using that event as an excuse to show a few more Teissig posters, not that I need any prompting.
Slicing Open the Surrealist Eyeball
Surrealism codified a poetic principle that has always existed as a possibility and still exists in life and art “after Surrealism.” “There is another world,” said Paul Éluard, “but it is in this one.”
This, for me, is a guiding principle — the illuminating essence of the Surrealist revelation.
The Secret History of the Edgelands
, a startlingly fresh and perceptive read, is subtitled Journeys into England’s True Wilderness
, but the phenomenon it describes is not specific to England. These transitional zones, places of “possibility, mystery and beauty,” can be found anywhere that urban development meets open land.