Artist: Swip Stolk Amsterdam
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 83
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 - Swip Stolk
Swip Stolk (31-1-1944) lives and works in Zaandam.
He designed posters, logos, books, stamps and exhibitions for various companies, institutions and magazines and acted as a regular designer for the VARA (1976-1978), the Groningen Museum (1988-2000) and Museum het Rembrandthuis in Amsterdam.
Stolk taught at the Academie voor Kunsten en Industrie in Enschede and the Rietveldacademie in Amsterdam. His work is represented in the collections of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the Haags Gemeentemuseum and the Groningen Museum.
His calendars and books were awarded several prizes. In 1969 he received the Frans Duwaer Prize for typography, in 1990 the H.N. Werkman Prize for his designs for the Groningen Museum and in 1993 the cultural prize of the municipality of Zaandam.