Julian Palka
1923 Poznan (PL) - 2002.06.20 Warsaw (PL)
Photo from J. Mroszczak, Polnische Plakat Kunst (1962)

1955, Les enfants du paradis, french film by Marcel Carne

1953, Roma Ore 11, italian film by Giuseppe de Santis
( original black and white version of the poster )

Julian Palka, a leading figure of the polish school of posters of the 1950's has died in Warsaw (PL) after a long illness. Graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in 1951, he later became a colleague of Henryk Tomaszewski at the same school. He won a gold medal at the International Poster Biennale Warsaw in 1968 for a poster in memory of the victims of the Auschwitz concentration camps, and was a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale AGI.
( information from Zdzislaw Schubert )


An obituary from the Polish Embassy in Madrid
Julian Palka posters at the "Art of Poster Gallery"

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