The Polish Poster Column

Author: Zupagrafika

ISBN: 9788396326836

Publisher: Zupagrafika


50 Pages

Size: 27 x 35 cm

Language: English & Polish

Released: 2023

# Polish Posters # Graphic Design

An interactive art book celebrating the most creative period of poster art in Poland, known as the Polish School of Posters, through some of its iconic film and theatre affiches created between the 1950s and the late 1980s. These were displayed in the streets of the former Polish People’s Republic using an outstanding piece of urban equipment - the poster column, which is still functional to this day.  

This book is divided into two parts: the first includes ten detachable posters by such legendary designers as Jan Lenica, Henryk Tomaszewski, Wojciech Fangor, Wiktor Górka, Jerzy Flisak, Maria ‘Mucha’ Ihnatowicz, Witold Janowski and Jakub Erol. The second part allows readers to press out and build a mini Polish poster column - all you need is glue!
Słup is bilingual (English & Polish) and includes a foreword by art historian Katarzyna Matul.

10 detachable Polish posters that can be easily pulled out and framed
Size of posters: 24 x 34 cm

A press-out cardboard poster column  + Mini posters to paste onto the model
Model column height: 20cm

Author: Zupagrafika (David Navarro & Martyna Sobecka)
Publisher: Zupagrafika © 2023

Press-out Polish posters to paste onto the model
The Polish Poster Column: Hunting in Poland by Wiktor Górka
The Polish Poster Column, Słup Ogloszeniowy in Polish
Rodzinny Gang, film poster by Jerzy Flisak
Edward II, Theatre poster by Henryk Tomaszewski
Weekend u Berniego, film poster by Jakub Erol
Noz w wodzie (Knife in the water, Roman Polanski), film poster by Jan Lenica
Hamlet, poster by Henryk Tomaszewski
‘We would break something and, at the same time, do something that would later be recognized around the world. We had no such ambitions. We did our job and then went for some vodka in the evening.’ – Henryk Tomaszewski
Icons of the Polish Poster School, posters by Wiktor Górka and Witold Janowski
Advertising column cardboard model to press-out and build

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