Artist: Werner Jeker Swiss
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 40
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 - Werner Jeker
1944, graphic designer. Les Ateliers du Nord, Lausanne.
Studio created in 1983 with Antoine Cahen and Claude Frossard, collaboration between graphic design and industrial design. Regular collaboration with an important number of cultural, social and commercial institutions, such as the Theatre Vidy Lausanne, the Swiss Foundation for Photography, the Swiss 'Cinematheque' (film institute), Expo.02, museums such as 'Art Brut', 'Elysee' and 'Arts Decoratifs' in Lausanne, Weimar Europe's cultural city in Germany, the 'Cite de la Musique', FNAC Galeries Photo and Magnum Photos in Paris, for whom he creates posters, the domain in which he achieved celebrity, but also programmes, journals, books and other graphic documents.
Communication Art Director for Weimar 99, the cultural capital of Europe in 1999.
Professor in Lausanne for 12 years, in Karlsruhe and Paris between 1995-1998.
Member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).