Vintage Polish Posters | Tavern on Pyatnitskaya | Mlodozeniec

“The Tavern on Pyatnitskaya” is a 1978 Soviet crime film directed by Aleksandr Faintsimmer. The picture is a screen adaptation of the eponymous novel by Nikolai Leonov. The film became was one of the leading pictures at the 1978 USSR box-office and it was seen by over 54 million viewers. Art for this poster is by Jan Mlodozeniec, who was born in 1929 in Warsaw, Poland. He was a Polish graphic designer that worked in posters, drawing, book and publication design, and illustration. He studied from 1948 to 1955 at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in the Department of Graphic Arts and Posters with Henryk Tomaszewski. He also was a member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI), a club composed of the world’s leading artists and designers. He won such awards as the Gold Medal, International Poster Biennale in Warsaw, 1980, and First Prize, Poster Biennale in Lahti, Finland, 1984. He passed away in 2000.

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