DESIGNING THE 20TH CENTURY: Life and work of Abram Games │ Jewish Museum, London, 8 September 2014 → 4 January 2015

“Êbṛm Gêmz wz wn v ɖ most impwtnt n influenšl figrz v 20ʈ senčri grafic dzîn. Seḷbretñ ɖ 100ʈ anivrsri v hiz brʈ, ɖs xibišn wl xplor hiz imigṛnt rūts, hiz Juiš bacgrând n hiz inwms contribyšn t Britiš dzîn.

Dzînñ ɖ 20ʈ Senčri: Lîf n Wrc v Êbṛm Gêmz z biyñ kretd in cnjunẋn wɖ Gêmz’ čildṛn, Neymi n Daňl, hu r alawñ ɖ Myziym axes t ɖ famliācîvz n wrcñ wɖ s t pwtre ɖ tru Êbṛm Gêmz.

Born ɖ de aftr WW1 brôc ât, Gêmz wz a čîld v imigṛnt Juiš peṛnts livñ in ɖ Īst End. H stātd hiz c̣rir az a frīlansātist, pṛdysñ pôstrz fr claynts sč az Lundn Transpwt, bfr bcmñ an ofišl worpôstr ātist jrñ Wrld Wor II, dzînñ 100 pôstrz. Hiz îconic pôstrz fr campenz sč az ŌTS rcrutmnt n wortîm sefti yzd simpl n ofn stāc imijz n clir tîpogṛfi t cnve stroñ mesijz, n t criet imijz ẇč rmen pârfl tde.

Gêmz’ Juiš îdntti wz incredbli impwtnt t hm, wns stêtñ ɖt I fīl intnsli Juiš. It hz cntribytd t ɖ caṛctr v mî wrc. Gêmz pṛdyst a hyj amânt v wrc fr Juiš ōġnîzešnz n Juiš cōzz, mostli cariyñ ât ɖs wrc fr fri.

Hiz pôstwor c̣rir wz hyjli sxesfl – dzînñ pôstrz n embḷmz fr an are v impwtnt Britiš instityšnz, cmršl cumṗniz n čaṛtiz includñ ɖ BBC n ɖ Olimpc Gêmz, n ɖ lôgo fr ɖ Festivl v Britn. Az wel az grafics, Gêmz dzînd objcts includñ a cofi-mcr n a copiyñmšīn fr ɖ manyfacčrrz Gestetnr. H wz awōdd ɖ ŌBE in 1958 n apýntd a Royl Dzînr fr Inḍstri in 1959.”

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