Artist: Abbott Miller American
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 58
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 - Abbot Miller
He is a designer and writer whose projects are concerned with the cultural role of design. Miller joined the New York office of the international design consultancy Pentagram as a partner in 1999. Abbott's exhibitions and publications include The Process of Elimination: The Bathroom, the Kitchen, and the Aesthetics of Waste, and The ABC's of AMO: The Bahaus and Design Theory, both done in collaboration with Ellen Lupton, and Printing Letters: The Natural History of Typography. Others exhibitions include: John Lennon: His Life and Work, at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, O.H.; Village works: Photographs by Women in China's Yunnan Province; The 30th Anniversary Covers Tour, a year-long 20 city travelling exhibition for Rolling Stone magazine; Geoffrey Beene Unbound, a 30 years retrospective of the clothing designers work; and both On the Job: Design and the American Office, and World War II and the American Dream: How Wartime Building Changed a Nation, at the National Building Museum in Washington DC. Miller's clients have also included Banana Republic, Vitra, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Guggenheim Museum, and The Library of Congress.
Abbott's publication design has been acknowledged with numerous awards, particularly his work for Twice magazine which received the Magazine of the Year from the Society of Publication Designers as well as for his work for Dance Ink magazine which received a gold medal from the SPD, and which was nominated twice for a National Magazine Award. His writing has been published in Eye, Print, LD., The Journal of Graphic Design, and Emigre. He is a contributing editor of Eye magazine. He is a member of the Society of Environmental Graphic Designers, a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale. In 1994 Abbott - together with his partner Ellen Lupton - was awarded the first Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design. The award acknowledges practice in the fields of architecture, industrial design, and graphic design. Abbott recently received the prestigious International Center of Photography Infinity Award for his use of photography in design.
Since 1997 Abbott has been co-chair, with Ellen Lupton, of the Graphic Design Department at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.