The "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio consists of a
hundred posters created by one hundred of the best graphic designers
time, from 24 different countries including China, Japan, Mexico,
Brazil, Zimbabwe, the United-States and most of the European countries,
as a tribute to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, for the Centenary of
death, 1901-2001. Initiated by the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum Partners'
Club. In cooperation with the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum of Albi.
printing was limited to only 380. The posters have been exhibited
in major museums and galleries around the world.
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The Designer - Paul Davis
Illustrator and graphic designer, was born and raised in Oklahoma
and attended the School of Visual Arts in New York. Mr. Davis was
at Pushpin Studios from 1959 to 1963. His first illustrations were
published in Playboy in 1959. Soon thereafter, he joined Push Pin
Studio until 1963. His illustrations have since appeared in Life,
Time, Look, Sports Illustrated, Evergreen Review, Harper's Horizon,
McCall's, Show, Esquire, The New Republic, New York, The New York
Times, the New Yorker, Mirabella, Fast Company, Worth, Money and
many other publications. He was Art Director of Joseph Papp's New
York Shakespeare Festival from 1984 to 1992.Recent clients have
been UNITE!, Disney, Lincoln Center, McKinsey & Co. Rolling
Stone, Yahoo, Adobe and A&E Television. He is on the faculty
of the School of Visual Arts, a fellow of the American Academy
in Rome, a member of the Art Director's Hall of Fame, and a member
of the prestigious Applemaster program utilizing Macintosh technologies
in new and creative ways.
Recent highlights of Mr. Davis' career:
1990 Tobu Ikebukuro, Tokyo (poster retrospective). 1990 American
Institute of Graphic Arts Medal. Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts,
School of Visual Arts Alternative. Press Award, Editors of
Utne Reader Lifetime. Achievement Medal, Academy of Arts, Guild
East Hampton. Third Prize, Primera Bienial Internacional del
Cartel en Mexico. 1991 Silver Medal, Society of Publication
1992 Segunda Bienial Internacional del Cartel en Mexico\Special
Mention, Parrish Art Museum Invitational, Southampton, NY.
1993 Silver Medal, Art Directors Club. 1997 Selected as Apple-Master
by Apple Computers. 1998 Honoured with School of Visual Arts
Master Series. 2001 Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo, 'Two Lives',
with Tadanori Yokoo.