Friday, March 18, 2016

Fabulous French Posters at the Salzburg Modern Art Museum

French Poster Show Salzburg | Little Owl Lane Blog
Last weekend my husband and I attended the open house at the Salzburg Modern Art Museum. I couldn't wait to go because the current exhibit is Toulouse-Lautrec and the Poster around 1900. 
French Poster Show Salzburg | Little Owl Lane Blog

When I was in college I was fascinated with the bold, beautiful posters from this time period that often advertised hot cocoa, coffee, exotic liquors and unusual housekeeping items. I tried many times to replicate the feeling of these artworks in my drawings and sometimes hung them on my dorm room walls.
French Poster Show Salzburg | Little Owl Lane Blog

To anyone passing through Salzburg before June 2016, I would highly recommend stopping by the Museum der Moderne to take a peek! You'll be tickled by colorfully painted walls that set the posters off beautifully, and the life sized replica of a Paris street corner exploring the time period.
French Poster Show Salzburg | Little Owl Lane Blog

Here's my attempt at creating a little piece of art inspired by the show ;)
French Poster Show Salzburg | Little Owl Lane Blog
Until next week... xo Lady Lucas

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