(1892 - 1985)
Paul Colin was active/lived in France. Paul Colin is known for Art Deco poster art design, modernist figure, nudes.
Biography Paul Colin
Paul Colin (1892-1985), one of France's greatest poster artists, was born on June 27, 1892 in Nancy, France. He became a student of Eugene Valin and Victor Prouve. His poster for the Revue Negre helped launched not only his career, but also the career of actress Josephine Baker. Later, he designed a number of posters for her performances. For over forty years, he worked in the theatre, creating almost 2,000 posters and hundreds of stage sets.
His posters were highly stylized with themes of performing arts, theatre, studio art, and dance. His bold images, strong clean lines and brilliant colors mark him as a master of visual communication. Colin published a portfolio capturing the exuberant jazz mu
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