It’s not always clear what Amazon carries when it comes to the things-to-hang-on-your-wall department. (There’s a lot of weirdness like this.) But if you know what to search for and where to look, there are actually some fabulous finds — 17 of which we’ve gathered below.
Photographer O. Winston Link spent a good chunk of the late 1950s traveling through small southern towns, documenting the steam engine’s last hurrah and the major role it played in peoples’ lives. This one is of a group of friends hanging out by a swimming pool as a train zooms by, and feels so ’50s.
The Supremes at Lincoln Center, courtesy of famed illustrator Joe Eula.
Foreign versions of American movie posters are always fun. Auntie Mame, the classic Rosalind Russell movie-musical, gets the French-poster treatment here.
Malditos. Burgeses. Enamorados. The cult Whit Stillman film, in Spanish.
Designed by Anna Huskowska, this Polish Dumbo poster is perfect for a kid’s bedroom.
A David Hockney x 1972 Munich Olympics collab.
The movie version of the Mary McCarthy novel directed by Sidney Lumet was kind of a stinker, but this poster is amazing.
This map caused quite a stir when it was released (Central Park was square, the Hudson River was brown), but designer Massimo Vignelli wasn’t going for accuracy; his goal was to make the sprawling city look organized and visually pleasing. The map was scrapped in 1979 for a more geographically correct version, but Vignelli’s edition remains beloved among designers.
A 1979 gallery exhibit poster that (very helpfully) comes framed.
A 1952 ink-on-paper piece that currently hangs at the MoMA.
Note: The 24 x 18 canvas is currently unavailable, but there are still buying options for the 11.7 x 16.5 version.
From 1896, and currently framed in a Strategist editor’s bathroom.
There are few things more elegant than Alexander Calder’s Galerie Maeght exhibit posters. This one’s from a show of his signature stabiles.
Actual parachutes were held up by metal rings on this famous ride that made its debut during the 1939 World’s Fair.
This painting from 1942 captures the hustle and bustle of Harlem, Lawrence’s neighborhood.
Note: The Harlem scene is sold out, but “This is a Family Living in Harlem” is available here.
Every year, for 20 years, Herman Miller’s in-house graphic designer Steve Frykholm created a poster in honor of the company’s summer picnic. This one is of a colorful berry pie.
Note: These prints are sold out, but the Cooper Hewitt shop has some Miller posters for sale.
This poster is giving off some vintage Hall of Minerals vibes, for the new New Agers out there.
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