The Art of the Poster
1 - 17 March, 2007
The Art of the Poster will open on Thursday 1st March with a cocktail reception, 6pm to 9pm
The exhibition will continue until Saturday 17th March 2007. Gallery opening hours during this period will be Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm.
Hong Kong’s only specialist vintage poster gallery, Picture This, will host The Art of the Poster from 1st to 17th March 2007. This exhibition and sale will display a wide range of original 20th century vintage posters.
Highlights include posters by leading European poster artists including Leonetto Cappiello, Leon Dupin, Henri Le Monnier, Pierre Fix-Masseau, Bello Lotti, de Valerio and Razzia. These artists were commissioned to design advertising posters for a wide variety of products including food and drink, cars, motorcycles and bicycles, opera and theatre, beauty products, health remedies and many other purposes and examples of all of these posters are in the exhibition.