The Poster Collection

Sikker Hansen cirkel kaffe
Sikker Hansen, Cirkel Kaffe for FDB

The Poster Collection reflects the artistic and commercial development within the history of poster art, both in Denmark and abroad. It includes Danish posters from previous centuries, coming right up to the present day. The artists are numerous and the range of subjects is considerable: e.g. posters with a political or commercial purpose, posters advertising exhibitions, concerts, film and theatre together with those aimed at tourists.

In addition there is the collection of rare foreign posters by artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Jules Chéret, Mucha, Cassandre, Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Russian revolutionary posters, as well as Polish and Italian posters from the era of fascism, Japanese and American art posters etc.

Enquiries and Opening Hours
Enquiries should be addressed to Christine Rosenlund, cro @ designmuseum.dk or telephone 22 34 72 65. Visits to the collection are only possible on Tuesdays by prior appointment (written or verbal).

Pigalle Toulouse Lautrec plakat
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, P. Sescau Photographe

Last updated 09.02.2016


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