Roman Cieslewicz. Moda Polska (Polish Fashion). 1959

Roman Cieslewicz Moda Polska (Polish Fashion) 1959

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During the political Thaw after 1956, Polish Communist authorities turned their attention from heavy industry to the promotion of consumer goods as a means of earning hard currency from the West. Cieslewicz pays homage here to the surreal fashions popularized by Italian designer Elsa Schiaparelli. In 1963 Cieslewicz moved to Paris and became immersed in avant-garde art and fashion, winning international acclaim for his innovative art direction of Elle and Vogue magazines.

Gallery label from Polish Posters 1945–89, May 6–November 30, 2009.
Medium
Photolithograph
Dimensions
27 x 18 1/2" (68.6 x 47 cm)
Credit
Gift of the designer
Object number
330.1961
Copyright
© 2019 / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Department
Architecture and Design

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