WEB POSTER EXHIBITION - Michel Bouvet laureate exhibition in Poznan

This web exhibition accompanies the current exhibition Michel Bouvet Plakaty Posters at the National Museum in Poznan, Poland, from April 10 to May 15, 2005, curated by Irena Przymus.

The famous french poster designer Michel Bouvet from Paris ist the first recipient of the Lenica Prize in memory of Jan Lenica (1928 - 2001), awarded during the 18. International Poster Biennial in Warsaw in 2002.

The following pictures by Zdzislaw Schubert and Anna Grabowska were kindly provided by Zdzislaw Schubert.

A short review of this exhibition is on culture.pl and many more Bouvet posters are on the Pixelcreation web site, and Michel Bouvet's exhibition poster was in the Poster Page News.

The new wing of the former "Kaiser Wilhelm" Museum in Poznan.

The huge central exhibition hall was inaugurated in February 2002 by a monumental Lenica exhibtion, shortly after his death.

Michel Bouvet's large scale theater posters, often printed in versions of 120 x 176 cm, required a special new hanging technique to provide adequate breething space.

Irena Przymus, curator of the exhibition and author of the catalogue.

Some pictures from the opening of the exhibition:

Michel Bouvet in front of the memorial plaque for Jan Lenica who actually lived at the location of the new museum wing from 1945 - 1947.

From left to right: Zdzislaw Schubert (head of the Poster and Design collection), ?, Michel Bouvet (laureate), Wojciech Suchocki (director of the Museum), Irena Przymus (curator of the exhibition).

From left to right: Mieczyslaw Wasilewski, Grzegorz Marszalek (poster designers), Jacek Jaroszyk (very active movie poster collector) and his son.

Lech Majewski and Miroslaw Adamczyk (poster designers).

From left to right: Wojciech Suchocki, Jan and Grazyna Kulczyk (patrons of the arts), Lech Majewski.

Some posters from the exhibition:

home   previous exhibitions  page created on April 20, 2005 / this section is part of Rene Wanner's Poster Page /