Artist: Michal Batory Polish
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 04
from "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio. Limited printing of only 380.
Printed in Paris, 2001.
unbacked, shipped rolled via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
Sheet Size: 29 in x 38 1/2 in 68 x 98cm
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.
The Designer - Michal Batory
Born on August 25, 1959 in Lodz, Poland. A student of the National College of Fine Arts in Lodz, he was awarded a grant for young artists offered by the Ministry for the Culture and Arts which enabled him to complete his training.
He moved to Paris in 1987. Since 1994 he has been working as a freelance graphic designer for cultural institutions: the Colline National Theatre, the National Library of France, the Science and Industry Complex of La Villette, the Pompidou Centre, Ircom and the Ensemble Intercontemporain, Radio France, the Ministry for Culture.
As a poster designer he has been involved with many publications and exhibitions: 'Long Live Graphic Designers' and '70 Posters for the Right to Dignity for Ordinary Prisoners' at the Pompidou Centre, 1990 and 1993; 'Peace after Hiroshima' organised by the Movement for Peace, 1994; 'Consistency of Thought' at the National Library of France, 1997; '100 years of Bertolt Brecht' in Berlin, 1998; 'French Graphic Designers' in Mexico...
Michal Batory received the National Cultural Poster Grand Prize for his poster 'The siege of Leningrad', France, 1998 and the second prize at the Chaumont International Poster Festival in 1999 for the poster Ircam-EIC.