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Jean-Michel Folon Movie Posters

Original Vintage Movie Posters @ Film/Art Gallery

Jean-Michel Folon Movie Posters


Original Vintage Movie Posters @ Film/Art Gallery

Welcome to the official Film/Art Gallery collection of original Jean-Michel Folon vintage movie posters from his critically acclaimed catalog of timeless cinematic creations.

Jean-Michel Folon was born on March 1934 in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium. He was a Belgian artist, painter, illustrator, and sculptor. He studied at the Institut of Saint-Luc and took architecture.

Jean-Michel Folon first exhibition for his watercolors was in the Lefebre Gallery in New York in 1969. A year after, he exhibited in II Milione galery in Milan and in Tokyo. He joined the selection of Belgian artists in the XXVth Sao Paulo Biennale, and he won the Grand Prize in painting. He also designed several posters, mostly for humanitarian causes. Throughout 1988, he made his first sculptures made of wood and then moved on to creating sculptures in clay, bronze, plaster, and marble while still pursuing to paint.

His drawings in the newspaper were mostly published in the U.S. where he was recognized earlier than in Europe. He illustrated books by Franz Kafka, A Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, Ray Bradbury, an American author and screenwriter, Jorge Luis Borges, an Argentine short-story writer, poet, translator, and essayist, Guillaume Apollinaire, a French poet, short-story writer, playwright, novelist, and art critic, Jacques Prévert, a French screenwriter and a poet, Boris Vian, a French writer, poet, musician, singer, translator, critic, actor, inventor, and engineer, Guy de Maupassant, a French author, Albert Camus, a French author, journalist and philosopher, Herbert George Wells, an English writer and Jean de La Fontaine, a French fabulist and poet.

Folon has made several murals. He created the Magic City for Brussels subway in 1974 and the Waterstation for the London tube in 1975. He also created posters for theater and opera, the Spoleto Festival in 1978 and Teatro Olimpicio in 1987, and cinema, like Purple Rose of Cairo in 1985 by Woody Allen. He also made for theater and opera scenery for Geneva and Brussels in 1981 and Venice, and Roma in 1989.

Film/Art Gallery’s collection of original Jean-Michel Folon movie posters includes a poster for the cult 1979 sci-fi drama Stalker, directed by Andrei Tarkovski. Also included is a Jean-Michel Folon poster for French romantic comedy Lily Love Me.

Film/Art Gallery movie posters are original prints and film poster collectibles. These are original movie posters. We do not carry any movie poster reproductions or reprints of any kind.