Artist: Roger Pfund Swiss
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 70
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 - Roger Pfund
Born in Bern in 1943. Painter, graphic designer and designer. He has been working and living in Geneva since 1971. Graphic design first prize at the competition for the new series of bank notes, national Swiss Bank. Since the beginning of his career, Roger Pfund has been focusing his activities on cultural domains, by creating posters for music, theatre, humanitarian actions and museums. Among others, he is the author of 'Itineraire pour les Droits de I'Homme', a book under the patronage of the State of Geneva for the 50th anniversary of Human Rights.
Design and architecture
International Museum of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent, Geneva, design and museological development, scenography, interior architecture and signs.
Design and set up of temporary exhibitions.
Am Stram Gram, Geneva, interior and sculptural development of the new Children's Theatre. Scenographies and costumes for various shows. 50th anniversary of the U.N.O. Urban exhibition on Human Rights, United Nations square, forum of Peoples for Peace. Telecom 95, design and set up of the stand, Geneva. Swiss Museum of Transports, Lucerne, railways department, design as well as architectural and museographical set up of the permanent exhibition. Bank notes and money: creation of the reserve series for the national Swiss Bank. Design and creation of the new series of notes for the Bank of France. Competition for the Euro bank notes, Bank of France and European Monetary Institute. Consultant to the national Swiss Bank. Creation of the Laurens Carouge collection for object design. Individual and collective exhibitions: Geneva, Bern, Lausanne, Basle, Zurich, Paris, Heidelberg, Cologne, Berlin, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, New York, Washington, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Quebec, Montreal.