There is something about forbidden love which beckons us and draws us in – perhaps the element of danger, of illicitness, of getting caught – forbidden love is like the apple in the Garden of Eden: it cries out to you saying, “You want me. You know you want me.”.
Poster artists have always recognized and celebrated the allure of the forbidden. Whether it is Paul Iribe’s amazing work for the French wine importer Nicolas.
Or Charles Gibson’s searingly acute view into the American upper class at the beginning of the 1900’s