Posts Tagged With Lithograph

Jules Chéret: Folies-Bergère, La Loïe Fuller

Katie Butler: By the middle of the nineteenth century, Jules Cheret was a household name thanks to his distinct take on lithographs. Before Cheret reformed the technique of posters being tediously copied with austere and dull colors, this artist reinvented the wheel by painting directly onto stone with vibrant colors.  One of his poster commissions…

Wozzeck

This poster was commissioned to advertise the Polish National Opera’s 1964 production of Alban Berg’s avant-garde opera Wozzeck in Warsaw. The opera is based off of the everyday life of soldiers and the townspeople of a rural German-speaking town. At first glance, because of the heavy use of the color red, the poster can be…