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 - Brad Holland
a front page article of their 'Style' Section, the Washington Post
called Brad Holland the 'undisputed star of American Illustration'.
The editors of RSVP, the artists' directory, voted him 'the one
artist, who in our opinion, has had the single greatest impact
on the illustration field during the last twenty five years.' And
critic Steve Heller has summed up the first 20 years of Holland's
career: '...as Pollock redefined plastic art, Holland has radically
changed the perception of illustration.'
Brad Holland is self-taught, and has been a professional artist
since the age of 17. At 22, he began writing and drawing for underground
newspapers such as Screw, Rat and The New York Ace, and publishing
in such major magazines as Playboy, Avant-Guarde and The New Yorker.
His ink drawings in the counter-culture press brought him to the
attention of the editors of the New York Times, where, he became
one of the founding artists on the Op-Ed Page. His art in Playboy
led to paintings that have appeared in nearly every major U.S.
and many international publications. He has painted record album
covers for Ray Charles, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Billy Joel.
In 1977, T.Y. Crowell, Inc. published a book of his drawings entitled
Human Scandals. His drawings and paintings have been exhibited
in museums around the world and he had an early retrospective at
the Museum of American Illustration. His paintings were featured
in the 1985 film '9 1/2 Weeks'. He regularly designs posters for
the Odeon Theatre in Vienna and the Yale Repertory Theater. He
designed a U.S. postage stamp of the Indian Chief Crazy Horse,
and produced a 10 foot x 30 foot mural for the United Nations building
in New York.
To date he has been awarded 27 gold medals. He has twice received
the Playboy Editorial Award. He received first place award at the
International Biennale of Illustration in Tokyo. He was awarded
the Robert Geisman Award by the Society of Illustrators and the
same organization awarded him the Hamilton King Award. He received
the British'Telly' award for animation. He was the subject of a
documentary produced and presented on the Australian Broadcasting
Company, 'The Illustrated Man.'
Brad Holland helped organize the First National Illustrator's
Conference in Santa Fe. He was awarded the Walter Hortens Distinguished
Service Award from the Graphic Artists Guild in New York for his
articles and speeches on the effects of stock illustration agencies
on the freelance illustration business.