The Ivan Lendl Collection is currently the most complete collection of Mucha's posters in the world. This monograph, published to coincide with the exhibition "Ivan Lendl: Alfons Mucha" in Prague, comprises newly-produced high-quality color prints of all the exhibits in the Lendl collection, as well as more than 100 preliminary drawings, sketches and prints, and 25 photographs documenting Mucha's Parisian period, which allow the reader to take a peak into Mucha's "art kitchen." Its wde range and considerable documentary value make this a truly unique publication offering deeper knowledge of all important periods of Mucha's work.
128-pages, with 65 color plates and 40 black/white illustrations.
An exhibition featuring 45 turn-of-the-century French posters from its top artists, focusing on the exuberant period in France known as the Belle Époque, can be viewed at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum in Chicago, from now until January 7, 2018.
Following its record-breaking exhibition in Montreal, “Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque” is now on view until April 30 at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.
Evoking the Belle Époque, when Montmartre and the Chat Noir cabaret were symbols of Bohemia, this exhibition presents for the first time one of the largest and finest private European collections of 100 prints and posters of Toulouse-Lautrec. Two other artists round out this show: Steinlen and Anquetin.