Artist: Waldemar Swierzy Polish
Title: Nouveau Salon des cent, Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.
Plate: HL. 85
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 - Waldemar Swierzy
Born in Katowice in 1931. Graduated from the Cracow Academy of Fine Art / Graphic Art department in Katowice in 1952.
Freelance graphic and poster designer. Author of more than a thousand posters. The most important awards
1959 First Toulouse-Lautrec award. 1962 Third Toulouse-Lautrec award. 1970 First prize 10th Biennale in Sao Paulo. 1972 Silver medal at the International Poster Biennale in Warsaw. 1976 Gold medal at the International Poster Biennale in Warsaw. 1977 First prize at the Poster Biennale in Lahti. 1975 First prize at the Annual Film Poster Competition of 'Hollywood Reporter' in Los Angeles. 1985 Gold and bronze medals at the International Jazz Poster Exhibition in Bydgoszcz.
1985 First prize at the Annual Film Poster Competition of 'Hollywood Reporter' in Los Angeles.
The most important exhibitions
1960 Vienna, Galerie in der Biberstrasse. 1964 Documenta Kassel. 1965 Moscow. 1969 10` Biennale de Sao Paulo. 1970 Caracas. 1976 Stockholm. 1978 Warsaw, Poster Museum Wilanow.
1980 Mexico City, Poliforum Sigueros. 1982 Copenhagen, galerie Oxe.
1984 Goslar, museum in Swinger. 1984 Jacksonville. 1985 Pecs. 1985 Prague. 1986 Poznan, Lodz, Szczecin. 1987 Aosta. 1989 Lahti, Taidemuseo. 1990 Kassel, GHK. 1991 Tokyo, Creation Gallery G8. 1993 Chaumont, Festival de I'Affiche. 1997 Warsaw, Poster Museum Wilanow. 1998 Aavhus, Poster Museum.
1982 Idea. Special issue: Poster Exhibition by Ten World Artists. 1982 Who's Who in graphic design. 1986 High quality Nr 4. 1991 Creation Nr 8.1992 - Idea Nr 232.
1982 Who's Who section graphisme. 1986 High quality N° 4. 1991 Creation N° 8.1992 Idea N° 232.
Since 1965, professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan and since 1994, professor at the Academy of Fine Art in Warsaw. Member of Alliance Graphique Internationale.