|Ib Antoni (1929-1973) - Adored Illustrator and Designer
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.
Not only was Antoni´s drawing style defining his time, but the work he created became a symbol of his native country, Denmark.
Selected exhibitions & awards
Young & Rubicam, New York 1957
J. Walter Thomson, New York 1958
Konstfackskolan, Stockholm 1964
Danish Pavillon, World Fair 1964
Neiman-Marcus, Dallas 1965
Southern Methodist University, Dallas 1965
Prad, Amsterdam 1965
Bella Center, Copenhagen 1967
Heal´s, London 1968
Illum/CG, Copenhagen 1969
Unika Væv, Copenhagen 1970
(post mortem) The Danish Poster Museum, Aarhus 1995
Prices and Awards
Diploma for excellent work, Tokyo 1966
Assigned the ENIT Cup for the posters series made for The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Wonderful Copenhagen), 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 (post mortem) 1974
Member of Society of Illustrators, New York 1961
Ib Antoni today
40 years after his death, the Antoni family and Gallerist Mikael Hauberg are reintroducing the gems from the Antoni Archives to the world. High quality posters and a range of fine paper goods are available and more products are being developed.
All paper goods are SUSTAINABLE and MADE IN DENMARK.