Insights for Destination & Leisure Marketers

Special Retro Museum Ad Series: The Tate Gallery, 1971

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The Tate Gallery proves that, sometimes, there’s no better way to advertise an artist’s exhibit than the work itself. Especially when that artist is pop art icon Andy Warhol. From commercial artist to the “Pope” of pop art. After taking a job in the ’50s with Glamour magazine, Warhol developed his unmistakable whimsical style as a commercial artist. […]

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Special Retro Museum Ad Series: The Natural History Museum, 1926

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In the graphic design world, the phrase “retro museum ad” can’t help but conjure up famed artist Edward McKnight Kauffer. Kauffer began his career as a painter in the early 1900s, but soon realized his niche was actually graphic art. So, in the 1920s, he turned his focus to design and mastered the art of creating visuals for commercial use. Soon thereafter, […]

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Special Retro Museum Ad Series: American Museum of Natural History, 1984

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When you think about natural history museums, there’s probably one word that pops into mind: dinosaurs. And you’d be right. In fact, the American Museum of Natural History has one of the greatest dinosaur fossil collections in the world. Together, the two halls of the Koch Dinosaur Wing feature about 100 specimens, and is a staple stop on […]

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