Poster Art & Advertising

Poster Art. Tomi Ungerer and Advertising” is the title of a new and exciting exhibition of Tomi Ungerer’s advertising work, which spans his career from its beginning right up to the present day.

This exhibition opens at the Musee Tomi Ungerer (Tomi Ungerer Museum) is Strasbourg on the 13th of August and will run until the 21 November 2010.

This exhibition shows a hundred drawings and posters of his years in New York, including those for The New York Times, to the newest creations for Electricite de Strasbourg and the Montreux Jazz Festival, not to mention those in seventy years for the German advertising. These works, which come exclusively from the museum’s collection, illustrate perfectly the motto of Tomi Ungerer in the matter, “Expect the unexpected.” The context of advertising in Alsace in the fifties, as the young Tomi Ungerer was known, is outlined in documents printed on loan from private collectors and by the Library.

Musée Tomi Ungerer
Centre International de l’Illustration – Musée de France
2 avenue de la Marseillaise
Villa Greiner
67000 Strasbourg
Tél : 03 69 06 37 27

Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12h to 18h
Saturdays and Sundays from 10h to 18h
Closed Tuesdays.

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