WorldCat Identities

Games, Abram 1914-1996

Overview
Works: 82 works in 96 publications in 4 languages and 450 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Pictorial works  Biography  History  Posters 
Roles: Author, Artist
Classifications: NC1850.G36, 741.6092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Abram Games
Abram Games : his life and work by Naomi Games( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abram Games, graphic designer : maximum meaning, minimum means by Naomi Games( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although mainly self-taught, Abram Games went on to produce some fine posters and won several prizes for his best work. He was one of the last masters of lithography before photo-lithography was introduced. This volume showcases 160 of his finest posters
Over my shoulder by Abram Games( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12 affiches de Games by Abram Games( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalem d'aujourd'hui by Abram Games( )

1 edition published in 1968 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talkative British soldier in bed in hospital revealing secrets to a listening German soldier under the bed. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1944 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The upright bed-frame at the foot of the bed forms the shape of a German soldier's helmet
Ventilation of soldiers' quarters. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1941 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

He talked, they died by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The poster depicts a man's head with mouth circled, soldiers lie dead below, a result of the man's careless talk
The danger of dirt. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1935 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Clean, freshly ironed clothes hanging up, and a clean body under a shower. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1941 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The scabies mite as a danger to soldiers. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1942 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Caution against sexually transmitted disease. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1941 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

12 affiches by Abram Games( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in German and French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Medical facilities available at a modern health centre contrasted with ill health in old-fashioned housing. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1942 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In the foreground, the Finsbury Health Centre, opened in 1938. Behind, a boy with rickets standing in a derelict slum dwelling, sailing a toy boat in a puddle
Shakespeare flipbook by Abram Games( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A symbol for the Festival : Abram Games and the Festival of Britain by Naomi Games( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1948, two years after being de-mobbed. 'Official War Poster Artist', Abram Games, won the competition to design the symbol for the Festival of Britain. This was to be a significant event in his six-decade career, establishing him as one of twentieth century Britain's most respected designers
A modern block of flats contrasted with a row of unhealthy terrace houses. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1942 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The block of flats is Kensal House, at the north end of Ladbroke Grove, London. It was built in 1936-1937 by the Gas, Light and Coke Company. B. Cherry and N. Pevsner, The buildings of England, London: 3, London 1991, p. 531
Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material by Abram Games( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The malaria mosquito forming the eye-sockets of a skull, representing death from malaria. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1941 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A modern school contrasted with an old school. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1942 by Abram Games( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The school is Impington Village College, designed by Walter Gropius and Maxwell Fry, under the aegis of Henry Morris
 
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Abram Games : his life and work
Alternative Names
Abram Games

Abram Games britischer Plakatkünstler

Abram Games British graphic designer

Abram Games Brits grafisch ontwerper (1914-1996)

Abram Games designer graphique britannique

Games, A. 1914-1996

Games, A. (Abram), 1914-1996

Gamse, Abraham 1914-1996

亚伯兰·盖姆斯

Languages
English (35)

French (4)

German (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
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