In honor of Beethoven’s birthday, enjoy this poster created by graphic designer Alfred Roller at the turn of the century. Roller was a member of the Vienna Secession, a group of young architects, designers and artists (including Gustav Klimt) committed to the unification of art forms.
[Alfred Roller. Secession XIV, Beethoven (Poster for the 14th Secession exhibition, Vienna). 1902. The Museum of Modern Art, New York]