Poster Events & Exhibitions
Museum Gestaltung in Zurich
January 25, 2016 - December 31, 2019
The Poster Collection at Museum für Gestaltung in Zurich is one of the most extensive and important archives of its kind in the world. Over 350,000 posters, 120,000 of them researched and inventoried, document Swiss and international poster history—including political, commercial, and cultural posters—from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.
It's Alive! Frankenstein at 200
October 12, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of Frankenstein—a classic of world literature and a masterpiece of horror—a new exhibition at the Morgan shows how Mary Shelley created a monster. For the first time it will be possible to view art and artifacts (including comic books, film posters, publicity stills, and movie memorabilia) that explain how Frankenstein caught the popular imagination. Portions of the original manuscript will be on display along with historic scientific instruments and iconic artwork such as Henry Fuseli’s Nightmare, a six-sheet poster advertising the Boris Karloff movie in 1931. This exhibition is a collaboration between The Morgan Library & Museum and The New York Public Library.
Toulouse-Lautrec and the Spirit of Montmartre
October 18, 2018 - January 20, 2019
Exhibition showing the fundamental role that the spirit of the Montmartre district in Paris had in the development of modern art, and the way in which Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and his contemporaries influenced the evolution of ephemeral artistic production in posters, illustrations, prints and designs that extended the bohemian spirit and artistic creations to new audiences.
Andy Warhol: From A To B And Back Again
November 12, 2018 - March 31, 2019
Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art on the work of the instantly recognizable American artist, Andy Warhol (1928–1987). The show illuminates the breadth, depth, and interconnectedness of the artist’s production: from his beginnings as a commercial illustrator in the 1950s, to his iconic Pop masterpieces of the early 1960s, to the experimental work in film and other mediums from the 1960s and 70s, to his innovative use of readymade abstraction and the painterly sublime in the 1980s.
February 6, 2019 - February 10, 2019
IVPDA Member Event: Visit Estampe Moderne & Sportive at the 44th Salon Retromobile at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. More information at www.retromobile.com and www.masterposters.fr
So Last Century
February 16, 2019 - February 17, 2019
IVPDA Member Event: Visit Travel on Paper at the So Last Century show at St Dunstan's School in Catford. More information at www.solastcenturyfair.co.uk and www.travelonpaper.com/about-page