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‮גרפיקה עברית, סטודיו שמיר‬‎ Hebrew Graphics, Shamir Brothers Studio

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Editor & Curator

Batia Donner.

Co-curator

Etti Hillevitz.

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 1999. 77 pp., illustrations: 67 col., 75 b&w, 30 × 24 cm. Hebrew & English.

Location

Tel Aviv Museum of Art (March 1999)

Description

Highlights from the oeuvre of Gabriel and Maxim Shamir, whose ubiquitous graphic creations (including the Israeli State’s Emblem, the national Post Office symbol, stamps and currency notes) were among the most conspicuous and influential of the country’s early years. Three essays on Hebrew graphic design (Batia Donner), currency notes (Maoz Azaryahu) and the Shamir brother’s typographical styles (Yanek Iontef). Descriptive captions for illustrations. No itemized listing.

main keywords

GRAPHIC ARTSHEBREW PRINTING, TEL AVIVHEBREW PRINTING, TYPEFACESPHOTOGRAPHSSHAMIR BROTHERS

minor keywords

Eretz IsraelHebrew printersHebrew printing, Eretz IsraelHistorical photographsMedalsPostage stampsPostersSoldiers (Jewish) & related objects

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