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The Shell Poster Book

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The Shell Poster Book

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
David R. Godine
genre:
Coffee Table

We gave it an A

What happens when you put an aesthete in charge of advertising for a major oil company? When Jack Beddington controlled Shell’s advertising division in the 1930s he commissioned some of Britain’s finest artists — from Graham Sutherland to Paul Nash — to celebrate the motor car. The Shell Poster Book beautifully recalls this collaboration between the worlds of art and capital. A