Exhibition tip - Graphic design from Japan in 100 posters

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I received two emails yesterday asking me for suggestions of exhibitions to see in Venice. Aside from the Architecture Biennale of course.

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The obvious tip would be to send everyone to see the collection of Fran├žois Pinault at Palazzo Grassi. But there's a small and charming exhibition about to close at the gallery of the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa on Piazza San Marco: Graphic Design from Japan - 100 Posters 2001-2010.

Some of the most impressive works eluded my google image searches. Thankfully, Kazumasa Nagai's "Life" series didn't.

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I couldn't find anything about this cheerful "Hiroshima appeals 2010" by Keisuke Nagatomo (design), Seitaro Kuroda (illustration) and Shinzo Higurashi + Seitaro Kuroda (copy). So all you'll get will be details from the original posters:

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If the many billboards glued on and around Piazza San Marco haven't exhausted your patience for advertising, then head to the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa. Graphic Design from Japan - 100 Posters 2001-2010 remains open until 20 October 2010.

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Hiroshima Appeals 2010 is such an interesting piece. A lot of strong lines and colors in the design, and it;s just amazing.

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