Lot 21: Vie du Monde: 13 Air France Posters. 1980-1981
November 18, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ROGER BEZOMBES (1913-1994) Size: Each: 23 5/8 x 39 1/4 in./60 x 99.6 cm Imp. Mourlot, Paris In 1981, Bezombes executed a series of 16 posters for Air France which were published in a portfolio entitled “Vie du Monde.” These are 13 of the original 16 posters. Bezombes believed in bright, solid colors, diverse graphic elements assembled to give the flavor of each destination, and startling typography. Some are embossed using gold and silver metallic inks, while others utilize photocollage.
Condition Report: A/ P.
Dimensions: Each: 23 5/8 x 39 1/4 in./60 x 99.6 cm
Artist or Maker: ROGER BEZOMBES (1913-1994)