Art of Association: Modern Polish Posters at the PMA

An exhibition of world-renowned, original Polish posters by faculty and students from the Szczecin Academy of Arts, Poland. The show features 70 intriguing, colorful works by 22 talented artists and provides a rare opportunity to see previously unavailable images that will startle, amaze and stimulate both the mind and emotions.

It will include works by famed artists. Prof. Lex Drewinski – living in Potsdam near Berlin and an icon of international design – has won over 100 awards. Prof. Leszek Żebrowski belongs to the elite of Polish poster designers and is associated with notable workshop experiments. Prof. Grzegorz Marszałek is considered one of the most talented students of the legendary Waldemar Swierzy of the Polish School of Posters. He is a great portraitist, satirist and has collaborated for many years with Playboy magazine.

Other participating artists include: Andrzej Tomczak, Ireneusz Kuriata, Witold Gawłowicz, Andreas Guskos, Robert Knuth, Kamil Mirocha, Paweł Sieradzki, Adam Klasa, Karolina Gładkiewicz, Beata Rolak, Sarah Wiśniewska, Dominik Murach, Magda Kanty, Krzysztof Fabiniak, Anna Sukiennicka, Marta Czajczyńska, Paulina Majchrowicz, Marta Jaguś and Andrzej Witkowski.

This exhibition will be on display from April 13 to May 6, 2012.

Honorary Patrons:

Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois

Zygmunt Matynia, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago

Curated by Monika Nowak and Leszek Żebrowski

 

OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, APRIL 13th, 7 – 9 P.M.

Party at the Museum!

Performance by Hollywood Music Award winner and “Guitar Superstar”,
Arek Religa

Appearance by exhibition artists, Professors Lex Drewinski and Leszek Żebrowski
An exhibition catalog will be available.
Flavors of Szałas Restaurant, Polish vodka and Żywiec beer
Admission: $10 for PMA members, $15 for non-members

Free parking

The Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL. 60642

www.polishmuseumofamerica.org
Museum Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed Thursdays)

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