Klimowski Poster Book

byAndrzej KlimowskiForeword byDavid Crowley

April 24, 2018|
Klimowski Poster Book by Andrzej Klimowski
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“He leads the field by a very long furlong, out on his own, making his own weather. He is Klimowski, unafraid.”—Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize-winning playwright
In the mid-1970s, Andrzej Klimowski's fearlessly original artwork caught the eye of leading Polish theater and film companies, for whom he designed some of the period's most iconic posters. The London-born artist, who moved to Poland at a time when many East Europeans dreamed of going West, went on to create posters for works by filmmakers and playwrights from Scorsese to Altman, Beckett to Brecht.
Drawing on folk art and Polish Surrealism, Klimowski uses techniques including photomontage and linocut to create posters that are filled with metaphor, drama, and originality.
Andrzej Klimowski (b. 1949) studied at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London and at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. He is emeritus professor of illustration at the Royal College of Art in London.   David Crowley is professor and head of critical writing in art & design at the Royal College of Art in London. He is the a...
Title:Klimowski Poster BookFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:96 pages, 10.5 X 7.75 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 10.5 X 7.75 X 0.75 inPublished:April 24, 2018Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:191059346X

ISBN - 13:9781910593462

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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