500 years of dazzling illusion and enchantment are celebrated in Magic: 1400-1950, forthcoming from Taschen. More than just the stories behind the performers, the book presents in great detail the surrounding ephemera. These prints, handbills, and more offer a look into how magic was sold to the public and how the visual identities chosen connected to other artistic ventures of the day. Whether you are into Magic or just visual culture, Magic will hold some degree of wonder.
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