Original travel poster about New York drawn by Weimer Pursell around 1950 for the airline American Airlines.
Weimer Pursell finances his studies at the Chicago Institute of the Arts through his work as a product designer andposter boy. Next, he's leading a brilliant career as a freelance illustrator for the most prestigious American magazines: Life, Forbes...Redbook, Town & Country or Newsweek.
His talents as a poster designer are particularly noticed thanks to his collaborations with Winchester Rifles, Coca-Cola more importantly American Airlines. It is also known for his propaganda posters for the American government during the Second World War, as well as that of the 1933 Chicago World's Fair.
This representation of the city of New York evokes Mondrian's essentialism, theabstraction or the futuristic current. Tout in geometryThe buildings are represented in a subtle economy of means, as are the lights and movements of the city, evoked by a ball of dots and strokes.
|American Airlines to New York
|Country of the poster
|Litho in USA
|Actual size (inches)
|101 x 76,5