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Designer: Gert Dumbar, Danish

Item: HL. 21

Title: Nouveau Salon des cent,
Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.

Description: Condition A+ Original poster
from "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio. Limited printing of only 380.
Printed in Paris, 2001.
unbacked, shipped rolled via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
See our Terms of Sale
Size: 29 in x 38 1/2 in
  68 x 98cm
Price: Sold


The Portfolio

The "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio consists of a hundred posters created by one hundred of the best graphic designers of our 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 his death, 1901-2001. Initiated by the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum Partners' Club. In cooperation with the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum of Albi. The 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 - Gert Dumbar

Born in 1940, he studied painting and graphic design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague, and in the post graduate graphic design program at the Royal College of Art in London.

In 1977 Gert Dumbar established Studio Dumbar. With his team at Studio Dumbar he completed numerous extensive corporate identity programs for many major national and international clients including: the Dutch Postal and Telecom Services (PTT), the ANWB (Dutch Automobile Association), the Dutch Railways, the Dutch Police, the Danish Post (together with Kontrapunkt a/s, Danmark) and the Czech Telecom.

Studio Dumbar won numerous national and international design awards. Among these were two D&AD golden pencils. A price that has never been won twice by any other graphic designer in the world. Since June 2000 Gert Dumbar is visiting professor at the Royal College of Art in London. From 1985 until 1987 he was visiting professor as well and headed the graphic design department of this College. Since 1980 he has periodically taught and lectured at the university at Bandung, Indonesia. From 1996 until 1998 he was visiting professor at the Hochschule der Bildenden Kunste Saar in Saarbrucken, Germany. Since 1998 he is a board member at DesiqnLabor in Bremerhaven, Germany. In addition to this he frequently lectures
at art schools and international design conferences.

Gert Dumbar has been the chairman of the Dutch association of Graphic Designers (BNO). In 1987/1988 he was the president of British Designers and Art Directors Association and was a member of the Designboard of the British Rail Company until 1994. In 1994 the Asociacion de Disenadores Graficos de Buenos Aires (ADG) appointed Gert Dumbar to be a Honorary Member and in 1995 the English Southampton Institute honoured Gert Dumbar with the title of Honorary Doctor in Design.

Gert Dumbar is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI). In 1990 the Humberside Polytechnic honoured him as Honorary Fellow of the Polytechnic. Gert Dumbar is the initiator of the travelling exhibition 'Behind the Seen' about the work of Studio Dumbar. This exhibition has been shown in the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, the USA, China, Australia and Canada.

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