Poster for France Champagne, 1981.
There is a legend that almost all the work Pierre Bonnard wrote not from life, but from memory. This confirms the story, according to which Bonnard did not bring to Italy for studies either easel, nor brushes. Artist explained to amazement satellites that he came there to watch. His poster "French Champagne" did not leave the French art community indifferent and opened painter the way to great art.
Magazine Cover, 1894.
He never attended art school, never wrote a big picture, and never made a solo exhibition of works. But he has done the impossible - shattered traditional notions of plot and offered his own perspective on the world of art. England was shocked by prudish illustrations by Beardsley for scandalous works of Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe.
Cabaret Chat Noir poster, 1928.
We have chosen one of the most prominent poster artists and illustrators of the nineteenth and twentieth century. - Theophile Steinlen. The first and perhaps most famous poster of cat by Steinlen appeared in the Parisian cabaret "Black Cat", opened in 1881 in Montmartre. "Black Cat" was so popular among the bohemian, so soon in other countries similar cabarets began to appear, for instance "four cats" in Barcelona, and "Stray cats" in St. Petersburg.