Vintage Posters | Karol Irzykowski Film Studio | Kalarus

This poster is celebrating the Karol Irzykowski Film Studio, named after Karol Irzykowski (1873-1944), who was a Polish writer, literary critic, film theoretician, and chess player. Between 1933 and 1939 in the Second Polish Republic he was a member of the prestigious Polish Academy of Literature founded by the decree of the Council of Ministers. The Irzykowski Film Studio was founded in 1981 as an institution that allowed young filmmakers to start their careers directly after graduating from the Film School. The studio produced medium-length and short feature films and documentaries as well as animation. Born in 1951, the poster artist Roman Kalarus is a celebrated Polish artist known for his exceptional contributions to the world of poster art. Born with a creative spark, Kalarus embarked on his artistic journey with a passion for visual expression. He teaches at the Poster Design Studio at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland. His works are featured in important poster and graphic art shows in Poland and abroad. He has participated in numerous exhibitions, seminars and workshops, including Grafist ‘99, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul; Vital Center for Design Studies, Tel Aviv,  2000; Universidad Diego Portales and Universidad Viña del Mar, Chile, 2005; and University of Indiana, USA. He is co-author and co-creator (together with Joanna Piech) of the paintings and stained glass windows in Blessed Karolina Kózkówna church in Tychy and Our Lady Mother of the Church church in Katowice. Kalarus is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions. He creates paintings, posters, prints, graphic signs, illustrations, and theater scenography.

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Mounted on linen


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67 x 96.5 cm

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