Cannes Festival 1979, Jean Michel Folon
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Cannes Festival 1979

Artist: Jean Michel Folon
Year: 1979
Size: 154 x 115 cm / 60.6 x 45.3″
Price: CHF1200

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For this poster for the 1979 Cannes Film Festival, Jean Michel Folon used the same hat-wearing figure that he used for the French TV channel Antenne 2 and a complex twelve-colour background gradient, which he obsessively monitored until he had printed it to his satisfaction. In his naïve, surrealistic style, he transforms the hat into a cinema screen with a ‘third eye’.

Artist: Jean Michel Folon

Jean-Michel Folon was born in Belgium in 1934 and attended architecture school, but abandoned that career in the 1960s and moved to New York and then Paris to work on his art. He quickly distinguished himself as a talented illustrator and was known for watercolor paintings that featured wide gradations of colour and recurring symbolic figures with simple outlines. Two of the most frequent motifs in his work were a... more

Jean-Michel Folon was born in Belgium in 1934 and attended architecture school, but abandoned that career in the 1960s and moved to New York and then Paris t ...

o work on his art. He quickly distinguished himself as a talented illustrator and was known for watercolor paintings that featured wide gradations of colour and recurring symbolic figures with simple outlines. Two of the most frequent motifs in his work were a... more
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