Matt Gilbert

1949 Poster

This exhibit poster packs many important people and events from 1949 into one scene. Historical events, celebrities, and famous peices of architecture are all collaged together, interacting with each other to give an overall impression of what the year was like, while also providing specific information in captions.
1949 was a big year, especially in television and politics. The program line-up exploded with new shows and celebrities, while Cold War tensions were on the rise, The People's Republic of China was founded, and NATO was formed. Take a look at the whole pdf version (14.9 MB)
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