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1970s Wiinblad Thanks Giving Square - Original Vintage Poster

1970s Wiinblad Thanks Giving Square - Original Vintage Poster

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Here is one of Wiinblad's more less-known posters illustrating a green heart-shaped square in the bustling city of Dallas, Texas.

The poster can be interpreted as the square/park being a green lung in a concrete jungle. The happy faces of the people sitting in the tree tells us that the square is an import place for the good city life.

I believe the poster is an advertisement for "Thanks Giving Square" situated in Dallas. The date of the poster could by narrowed to 1976 when the Thanks Giving Square re-opened as the first public-private partnership of its kind in Dallas.

The craft of Wiinblad is often colorful, lush and full of humor. He was inspired by the sumptuous oriental style which is far from the traditional and minimalist Nordic line.

The views on his works are to this day very divided, but interest in his finer things are unrelenting - especially abroad (particularly the U.S., Japan, Germany and Norway). Bjørn Wiinblad's contemporaries were not exactly inclined to acknowledge his way to work, so his position as an artist has been a bit special.

Globally, Bjørn Wiinblad is one of the very best selling Danish artists. He is represented at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.


Artist: Bjørn Wiinblad (Signed by Wiinblad in print)

Print: Offset lithography (Print by Permild & Rosengreen)

Dimensions: 24.4 x 39.6 in (62 x 100.5 cm)

Condition: Excellent condition - the poster only has very light handling signs - please see pictures

Country: Denmark/USA

Thanks for watching and please let me know if you have any questions.

REF: L6907

Materials: Original Vintage Poster

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