Air France Exotisme Poster

France, c. 1981

24 x 39 in (61 x 99 cm)

ID #FF1C-L-11-3x

This stunning collage entices viewers to travel the world, showing postcards from places such as Greece, China, Russia, and Egypt. Looking at this colorful piece of art, who wouldn't want to hop on a plane this very second? 

Year: c. 1981

Artist: Roger Bezombes

Printer: Mourlot

In the early 1970s, Air France commissioned Roger Bezombes to do a series of posters advertising travel with the airline. Bezombes was a multi-media French artist who was known for his vibrantly colored pieces that rivaled the works of the post-impressionists. His quasi-abstract posters are filled with an amazing array of details, from different textures to hidden images. He held an obsession with found objects, creating a new type of collage. Bezombes was talented in many fields — working not only with graphic design, but fashion and sculpting, these mediums often bled into his poster work, forming his own distinct style. 

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