Welcome to jozefSquare.com, Czechoslovak poster archive / shop and blog.
We are mad about movie posters designed by the artists from Czechoslovakia (1918-1992), who in the days of shady Communist regime (1948-1989) turned movie posters into highly collectable art. No wonder, there was not much to hang on walls at the time. Many great artists, designers, illustrators of the era were seeking asylum in poster making. On our research we are trying to puzzle all the relevant information together. We are keen on publishing about Czechoslovak poster art and are always happy to exhibit. We are uploading movie posters to jozefSquare online database almost on daily basis and each poster is also carefully preserved in our poster archive. If you wish to learn more about history of Czechoslovak poster art, please visit our poster blog.
What posters can you see in our archive?
Our poster collection includes all different styles of poster art ranging from:
- abstract posters
- award winning posters
- collage posters
- czechoslovak new wave cinema
- illustrated posters
- children’s posters
- minimalist posters
- surreal posters
- typography posters
- women designers
Please use our search to find alternative posters for your favourite movies or directors.
You can explore fascinating collection of rare 50s, 60s and 70s movie posters made by the most innovative and creative minds such as Eva Galová-Vodrážková, Milan Grygar, Karel Machálek, Ever Alexander Puček, Karel Vaca, Karel Teissig, or Zdeněk Ziegler. Reach artist’s portfolios via index page, if you wish to observe their posters in chronological order.
Posters conditions and sizes
All of our posters are original advertising materials commissioned by Czechoslovak state official film distribution company. Most of the posters were previously displayed in the cinemas across the country and they show signs of age or previous use.
Movie posters are usually coming in two sizes; smaller A3 version or in large A1 format. If you don’t see required poster for sale, there is a possible chance we keep a spare copy in our poster archive, please drop us a line. If you wish to know availability or would like to explore certain artists please also write. We still need couple more years to upload our poster archive fully. There is lot to look for!
Please note: jozefSquare watermark is visible on all online images, it is not part of actual posters.
We try to describe condition of posters as detailed as possible, but if you feel the condition differs too much from the description, please feel free to contact us.
We accept major credit/debit cards via Stripe payment gateway or Paypal. For bank transfers, please get in touch.
Posters will be sent out within 2 working days after your payment, unless faster option selected at the checkout. All posters are usually packed in a flat protective box made out of recycled cardboard or in tubes.
We offer FREE SHIPPING on 2 and more posters/prints!
Poster SALES / Offers
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Judy & Jozef,