A Belgium born graphic artist who spent two decades as a designer and teacher before becoming a star in the US thanks to a number of high-profile awards and important commissions, including a 2013 screen print of Jaws, which caught the eye of the film's director, Steven Spielberg in 2011 he was named one of the world's 200 Best Illustrators by the influential advertising magazine Lürzer's Archive. Durieux's posters can be found in several prestigious cinema related institutions such as the Oscar Museum in Hollywood and the Cinémathèque Française in Paris, France, as well as in many private collections worldwide.
"Laurent Durieux's beautiful work takes poster art to a high level. The images, which are stunningly executed, express ideas and themes of the movies he has chosen in new terms. They communicate much without words, and stand alongside the wonderful tradition of illustrative art." - Francis Ford Coppola .