Artist: Philippe Apeloig French
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 02
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 - Philippe Apeloig
Philippe Apeloig grew up in Paris, and was educated at the Ecole nationale superieure des arts appliques and the Ecole nationale superieure des arts decoratifs. After graduation and two transformative training periods at Total Design in Amsterdam where he realized the extent of his interest in typography and graphic design, he began working as a designer for the Musee d'Orsay in Paris in 1985. In 1988 Apeloig received a grant from the French Foreign Ministry and went to work and study in Los Angeles with April Greiman. Later, in 1993, he was honoured with a research and residency grant at the Villa Medicis in Rome by the French Academy of Art.
After Los Angeles, Philippe Apeloig returned to Paris to establish his own studio, and became the Art Director for the fashion magazine Jardin des Modes'. In 1992, he was invited to return to the Ecole nationale superieure des arts decoratifs to teach typography and, since 1999 Philippe Apeloiq has been a full-time professor in graphic design in The Cooper Union School of Art in New York City. In 1997 he became a design consultant to the Musee du Louvre. He has produced acclaimed poster designs for Museums and also for the Music and Dance Festival 'Octobre en Normandie' and book covers for the Imprimerie nationale and the Publisher Odile Jacob. Philippe Apeloig had created the visual identities of both Carre d'Art in Nimes and the Musee d'art et d'histoire du Judaisme in Paris. He currently designs posters for the Fete du Livre in Aix-en-Provence, a literature festival.
He has shown his design work in solo exhibitions in Paris at The Galerie Anatome in May 2001, in New York at The Cooper Union School of Art in 1999, in Tokyo and Osaka at Dai Nippon Printing Galleries (GGG and DDD) in 1998 and 1999, in Bordeaux at the architectural centre Arc en Reve in 1991. He has lectured world-wide at Icograda and the Society of Typographic Designers in London, Ecole Lacambre in Brussels, The School of Design in Tel Aviv, the University of Quebec in Montreal, the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, as well as The School of Visual Arts, The Massachusetts College of Art, Cal Arts, The Art Center in Pasadena, The University of Philadelphia and The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in the U.S. He is invited in South Africa in September 2001, and in China for the 2nd International Poster Exhibition Ninbo 2001, in November 2001.
A book of his work 'Au co?ur du mot' was published in May 2001 by Lars Miiller and a book called 'The Spiral, the Hand and The Menorah', visual identity for the Museum of Art and History of Judaism in Paris was published by Gabriele Capelli in 1999.
Philippe Apeloig is a member of the AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale).