1978 French Puppetry Poster, 50th anniversary of the International Union of Puppets (de la Marionnette) - Henryk Tomaszewski
1978 French Puppetry Poster, 50th anniversary of the International Union of Puppets (de la Marionnette) - Henryk Tomaszewski
1978 French Puppetry Poster, 50th anniversary of the International Union of Puppets (de la Marionnette) - Henryk Tomaszewski
1978 French Puppetry Poster, 50th anniversary of the International Union of Puppets (de la Marionnette) - Henryk Tomaszewski

1978 French Puppetry Poster, 50th anniversary of the International Union of Puppets (de la Marionnette) - Henryk Tomaszewski

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Date: 1978
Size: 13 x 19 inches
Artist: Tomaszewski, Henryk  
 

About The International Union of Marionettes: UNIMA was founded in Prague in 1929. In 1981, the French puppeteer Jacques Félix moved UNIMA's headquarters to Charleville-Mézières, France, location of the Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes since 1972. UNIMA is affiliated to UNESCO and it is a member of the International Theatre Institute.

About the Artist: One of the finest poster and graphic artists in the world, Tomaszewski was an illustrator and teacher, pioneer of the Polish poster school. Born June, 10, 1914, in Warsaw; died September 11, 2005, in Warsaw.

The strength of his graphic works lies in a simple and intelligent translation of messages and symbols from literary, theatrical, film, music and social themes into a visual language. He himself admitted 'a lifetime search for such signs which would be comprehensible to everyone'. (culture.pl)

This poster has obvious folds but is in overall very good condition. Ready to frame. From a private collection.