Franciszek Starowieyski. Upior z Morrisville (The Phantom of Morrisville) (Poster for the Czechoslovakian film directed by Borivoj Zeman). 1967

Franciszek Starowieyski Upior z Morrisville (The Phantom of Morrisville) (Poster for the Czechoslovakian film directed by Borivoj Zeman) 1967

  • Not on view

"Ever since I remember, drawing has been my language. It best expresses my thoughts," Starowieyski said. He studied painting and graphics at the Fine Art Academies in Krakow and Warsaw between 1949 and 1955, and like Henryk Tomaszewski he often experimented with painting and drawing techniques to convey the atmosphere of a film or a play—in this case, humorous, playful, and surreal.

Gallery label from Polish Posters 1945–89, May 6–November 30, 2009.
Medium
Offset lithograph
Dimensions
32 1/2 x 23" (82.5 x 58.4 cm)
Publisher
CWF (Centrala Wynajmu Filmow)
Credit
Acquired by exchange
Object number
439.1985
Department
Architecture and Design

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