Polish Posters | National Chopin Piano Competition | Czerniawski

The National Chopin Piano Competition in Poland in 1979 was a prestigious event dedicated to showcasing the talents of young Polish pianists. It served as a national-level competition aimed at identifying and promoting exceptional pianists who excelled in performing the works of Frédéric Chopin. Winners and notable participants often gained significant recognition and opportunities to advance their careers, including potential entry into the International Chopin Piano Competition, one of the most renowned piano competitions in the world. The poster artist Jerzy Czerniawski, born in Poland in 1947, is a distinguished artist known for his impactful contributions to graphic design, illustration, stage design, and painting. He studied at the State College of Plastic Arts in Wroclaw and emerged as a significant figure during the Polish counterculture movement of the 1970s. Czerniawski’s work has been showcased in prestigious venues, including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. His accolades include the Bronze Medal at the International Poster Biennial in Warsaw (1974), second prize at the Poster Biennial in Lahti (1977), and the Silver Plaque at the International Film Festival in Chicago (1981). His posters are celebrated globally, held in major museum collections and private collections alike, underscoring his lasting influence on contemporary poster art.

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97.5 x 67 cm

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