There were only a handful of female artists credited with creating movie poster designs prior to the 1980′s — and Poland’s Maria Mucha Ihnatowicz created some real beauties with her explosive style…(EMoviePoster)
If the names Flisak, Mlodozeniec, and Swierzy make your eyeballs go in a tizzy, then you’ll be thrilled to witness the Iluzjon of beautiful Polish movie posters on display at 18 Hewett Street in London this week (Oct. 19-29), compliments of EyeSeaPosters and Protein.
There’s also a special preview night on Oct. 18 where I’m sure the Polish vodka will be honored as well!
Movie poster fans, tear down those walls! If you happen to be anywhere near South Carolina this fall, then be sure to check out Dr. Matthew Johnston’s exquisite exhibition of Eastern European movie posters at Wofford College.
And for those unable to see the show in person, there’s always Pinterest! (APF)
Could two movies with similar titles possibly be any more different? I guess there’s a wide gulf between pizza and river — and possibly an even wider gulf between USA and Polish movie posters as seen below from Jan Mlodozeniec. (ImpAwards)
The work of Wiktor Gorka (1922-2004), the pride of many Polish movie poster fans, is not to be messed with. Serving up Westerns as well as many other Hollywood and foreign cinema classics, including Moby Dick, The Professionals, and 2001: Space Odyssey, he gave us a picnic for the eyes right between the eyes…
Georgii and Vladimir Stenberg, aka The Stenberg Brothers, a pair of Russian Constructivist poster designers from the 1920′s, were largely forgotten until a 1997 MoMA exhibit restored their adventurous avant-garde legacy.