Lex Reitsma



32 ½ x 46 in. (81 x 117 cm)


Condition: Excellent

Dutch graphic designer and filmmaker Lex Reitsma (1958-) created the visual identity for de Nederlandse Opera (the Dutch National Opera) from 1990 to 2014. Reitsma’s opera posters have won numerous awards and were the subject of a 2014 exhibition at Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum.

This 2001 poster for Lear, an operatic version of Shakespeare’s tragedy King Lear, features the quote (in Dutch): “‘Tis the time's plague when madmen lead the blind.”