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Written by Ben Branch | May 27th 2011
There’s something iconic about racing posters like this, it’s almost as if back in the time before microprocessors and Photoshop the only people employed to make advertising art were real artists, earning their crust. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve seen some magnificent Photoshop work in my time, but nothing as pure and iconic as this 1970 1000 kms de Spa race poster. It’s just beautiful.
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