|IB ANTONI ADORED ILLUSTRATOR & DESIGNER
Not only was Antoni´s drawing style defining his time, but the wotk he created became a symbol of his native country, Denmark.
Ib Antoni (1929-1973) was one of the most sought after Danish Visual Artists of his time. His desirable and significant work was commissioned by more than 150 companies and organizations worldwide. Including Life Magazine, J. Walther Thomsen, Young & Rubicam, Esso, Carlsberg, Volvo, UNICEF, Philips, Fortune, Neiman-Marcus, The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and many more. His impressive body of work culminated in the era often referred to as Danish Modern.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
Young & Rubicam, New York 1957
J. Walter Thomson, New York 1958
Danish Pavillon, World Fair 1964
Neiman-Marcus, Dallas 1965
Prad, Amsterdam 1965
Heal´s, London 1968
Unika Væv, Copenhagen 1970
HONORS & AWARDS
Diploma for excellent work, Tokyo 1966
Assigned the ENIT Cup, Milano 1966
1. Price, poster competition, Toronto, 1964 and 1965
2. price in international tourist poster competition, Los Angeles 1965
Diploma 2nd international poster Bienale, Warshawa 1968 and 1974 (p.m.)
Member of Society of Illustrators, New York 1961
IB ANTONI TODAY
40 years after his death, nephew to Ib Antoni, Anton Antoni and Gallerist Mikael Hauberg are reintroducing the gems from the Antoni Archives to the world under the name "Antoni Legacy". High quality posters and a range of fine paper goods are available and more products are being developed. The praised designs are sold in more than 50 sales places in Denmark and exclusive shops in Taiwan, Australia, Germany, England, USA and Japan. All paper goods are SUSTAINABLE and MADE IN DENMARK.
FULL PRESENTATION AVAILABLE AS PDF HERE.
1: Ib Antoni and Danish Queen Ingrid at Heal´s (London, 1967). 2: Ib Antoni member og Society of Illustrators (New York, 1961). 3: Ib Antoni exhibition (Taipei, 2015)