For the first time a collection of Retro (original) Hong Kong & Taiwanese martial arts posters form 1970-1980 featuring the art of award winning Taiwanese artist Chen Ze Fu and Hong Kong artists Wong Kam & Yuen Tai Yung and many others.
Many of the posters are photographic image based and feature big stars like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Gordon Liu, Hwang Jang Lee and Wang Yu. Martial art movies form Hong Kong and Taiwan have had a very big influence on todays popular culture.
This book will take the reader on a journey of Kung fu and swordplay history form 1970 to 1980 capturing the ever changing styles in movie making and the posters themselves. A printed compendium of these rare, exciting and beautiful posters is long overdue. THE ART OF VENGEANCE: A PICTORIAL JOURNEY OF KUNG FU MOVIE POSTERS 1970-1980: VOLUME 1 is a 208 page high quality all colour printed by GRAFOS Press. GRAFOS Press prints art books for the Tate Gallery, London.