Title: Gala Parade: Painted Giant Cinema Posters, ...
Publisher: Hellaffi Society
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Culutural Olympiad 2001-4 ran up to & alongside the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004. The Hellaffi collection of large sized painted advertisements for movies made between 1950 and 1975 was acquired by the Greek government to exhibit in the CO. The collection includes posters and portraits of movie stars painted by well known Greek artists. The Cultural Olympiad, contributed considerably to the projection of a positive image for Greece and its artists worldwide as well as nationally. The publication does not appear to be common, WorldCat only locating a single copy in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bookseller Inventory # 4265