Sawka, Jan

1975 Original Polish Theatre Poster, Blue Head

$100.00
  • 1975 Original Polish Theatre Poster, Blue Head

Sawka, Jan

1975 Original Polish Theatre Poster, Blue Head

$100.00

Date:  1975
Size:  23 x 33 inches
Artists: Sawka, Jan

About Polish Posters:  Beginning in the 1950s and through the 1980s, the Polish School of Posters combined the aesthetics of painting with the succinctness and simple metaphor of the poster. It developed characteristics such as painterly gesture, linear quality, and vibrant colors, as well as a sense of individual personality, humor, and fantasy. It was in this way that the polish poster was able to make the distinction between designer and artist less apparent. 

About the artist: Sawka (1946-2012) studied architectural engineering, painting and printmaking before he began designing posters in 1969. A prolific artist who lived in both France and the US, Sawka lectured at universities and museums around the world and produced posters for Jazz festivals, publications like the New York Times and bands like the Grateful Dead. 

Overall excellent condition. From a private collection, ready be framed.