Vintage Polish Posters | Macbeth | Shakespeare

Macbeth is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It is thought to have been first performed in 1606. It dramatizes the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power. Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi based on Shakespeare‘s play. Written for the Teatro della Pergola in Florence, it was Verdi’s tenth opera and premiered on 14 March 1847. Poster artist Wiktor Sadowski, born in Poland in 1956, is a Polish artist working in poster, illustration and painting. He graduated in 1981 from the Academy of Fine Arts after working in Henryk Tomaszewski´s studio. He has worn several prestigious awards for his art, such as the Gold Medal, XI Biennale of Polish Posters, 1985. He is known for his brooding, surreal art. His list of clients expands far outside his native country to include both Europe and North America. He has created posters for theaters throughout the United States, including the New York City Opera, and illustrations for annual reports and publications such as TimeGlamour, the Washington Post and the New York Times.

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97 x 66.5 cm

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