1999 Original Polish Exhibition Poster, Portrait in Poster - Gorowski

1999 Original Polish Exhibition Poster, Portrait in Poster - Gorowski

Date:  1999
Size:  26.5 x 38.5 inches
Notes: Large Poster, Unlined
Artist: Gorowski, Mieczyslaw
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About the Artist: 

He studied at the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts from 1959 to 1966 where he later served as a professor on the Faculty of Industrial Design.  At the age of 25, he started designing posters and has since created over 400 posters. In addition, he worked in interior design and painting but, as the artist once said: "For many years I have been creating posters - this is the main direction of my artistic and design activity". His art can be found in collections in Europe as well as North America.

About the Poster:  This contemporary Polish poster was originally titled Portret w Plakacie, meaning 'portrait poster' in English. It is an advertisement for artist Mieczyslaw Gorowski's exhibition at the ZPAP gallery in Poland. I like to think that the shy face cautiously peering out from the shadows is the designer's autoportrait. I can't decide if he was hiding from the glamour of celebrity or the harsh words of the critics. In either case, the character is quite charming. The poster is in excellent condition, and measures 26.5 x 38.5 inches.