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Designer: Karl Dominic Geissbuhler, German

Item: HL. 33

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: $475.00 USD


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 - Karl Dominic Geissbuhler

Born in Winterthur ZH on November 15,1932. Lives in Zurich. Trained as a graphic artist with Ernst Keller and Johannes Itten at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich. After receiving an award from the city of Zurich, he completed his studies at the Kunsthochschule in Berlin and subsequently became the art director of an international active advertising agency. His work as a freelance graphic artist is well know through his poster for British Airways and the Zurich Opera House, for whom he has designed over 150 posters since 1976. In 1981 he created the stage design for the Zurich Opera House's production of the ballet 'Der Narziss' as part of the June Festival of Music and Theatre, and in 1983 he designed the decor for 'Transfiqurated Night' in Basle and New York. Recipient of numerous international awards including the Toulouse-Lautrec medal of the poster Triennial in Essen in 1987, and the grand poster prize of the Biennale in Lahti, Finland, 1988, gold and silver medals of the Arts Directors Club of New York, bronze medal at the Poster Triennial in Toyama, Japan, 1990, special award for opera house posters in Chaumont, France. One-man show's in Zurich, Toronto, New York, Tokyo, Puebla and Sydney. Member of the AGI, the Art Directors Club of Switzerland and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He has lectured at the Schule fur Gelstaltung in Basle since 1997.

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