The popular poster series presented in opulent color. This collection of vibrant posters contains dozens of iconic Carnival memories from renowned airbrush artist Andrea Mistretta. Glimmering like colored jewels against the book's velvety black background, the flamboyant posters have delighted locals and tourists alike since 1985. Created for lovers of New Orleans, art collectors, and Mardi Gras aficionados, this beautiful volume gathers all of the posters in the series for the first time to stunning effect.
I have looked at this book and savor the pictures from it. I lived in New Orleans for 13 years and can relate to every photo in the book. you would actually have to go to that wonderful city and see the Mardi Gras for the first time. i loved when Fat Tuesday rolled around . I could not wait to be in the crowds and be able to holler " throw me something mister!" I have visited Blaine Kern"s many times during the year while i lived there and took numerous friends and they were in awe. … more
An award winning artist and graphic designer Andrea Mistretta is amazing. Her work throbs with life and passion; it is joyous and flamboyant. But then, so is Mardi Gras! MARDI GRAS PARADE OF POSTERS will be cherished by both art aficionados and lovers of New Orleans. Beginning with her first Mardi Gras painting, an anonymous deliberately androgynous portrait, we follow her focus on the Crescent City with posters running through … more