Vintage Posters | Jazz Greats | Ray Charles

Ray Charles, often called the “Genius,” was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist who profoundly shaped the landscape of 20th-century music. Known for his unique blend of jazz, blues, gospel, and R&B, Charles overcame blindness from a young age to become an iconic figure in music history. His soulful voice and innovative style earned him numerous awards, including multiple Grammy Awards, and his hits like “Georgia on My Mind” and “Hit the Road Jack” remain timeless classics. Charles’s legacy continues to influence artists and captivate audiences worldwide. The poster artist Waldemar Świerzy (1931-2013) was a renowned Polish graphic designer and a pivotal figure in the Polish School of Posters. Born in Katowice, Świerzy graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków in 1952. Over his prolific career, he created over 2,500 posters, contributing significantly to the cultural and artistic landscape of Poland. Świerzy’s work is characterized by its vibrant colors, dynamic compositions, and innovative use of typography. His posters cover a wide range of subjects, including film, theater, music, and cultural events, often blending abstract and figurative elements to convey powerful messages. In addition to his poster work, Świerzy was a respected educator, teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and Poznań. He received numerous awards and international recognition, including the prestigious Toulouse-Lautrec Prize. Świerzy’s legacy endures through his influential designs, which continue to inspire and captivate audiences worldwide.

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Mounted on linen


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98.5 x 67.5 cm

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