Jacques Richez – 1958 Brussels Expo Posters.

by Sandi Vincent

Contemporary Arts – 1958 Brussels Expo / Poster
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As a New Year’s gift, here are the lovely lines and colors of Belgian graphic artist Jacques Richez (1918–1994) including poster design highlights for the 1958 Brussels Expo plus a bonus 1960s magazine cover design. He created the poster and booklet Bâtir le monde pour l’homme (Building the World for Mankind) for the 1958 Expo as well. Over his lifetime Mr. Richez worked on designs for the Kinshasa International Fair and the 1970 Osaka Expo and additionally wrote books on the graphic arts and was an accomplished experimental photographer.

For further information about Jacques Richez:
Alliance Graphique Internationale

Man and Arts – 1958 Brussels Expo / Poster

Universal Exhibition – 1958 Brussels Expo / Poster

Gebrauchsgraphik No. 3, 1961 / Magazine Cover
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>> Jacques Richez flickr set
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Sandi Vincent grew up in the bay area of California surrounded by mid-century modern architecture and other influences responsible for her affinity for the period and its pop style, including her early exposure to The Monkees, The Avengers and Gerald McBoing-Boing. Sandi now resides in Portland and is a board member of a local nonprofit preservation group, the Mid-Century Modern League. In her day job at a community foundation, she sports the web/social media/print materials coordinator title.

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