Art of the Polish Movie Poster


| July-August 2009

  • Polish Poster of How the West was Won
    How the West Was Won
    Image courtesy of Posteritati, NYC; www.posteritati.com
  • Polish Movie Poster of Benji
    Poster for the film Benji. For more Polish movie posters, vist the image gallery.
    Image courtesy of Posteritati, NYC; www.posteritati.com
  • Polish Movie Poster of To Kill a Mockingbird
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    Image courtesy of Posteritati, NYC; www.posteritati.com
  • Polish poster of Paper Moon
    Paper Moon
    Image courtesy of Posteritati, NYC; www.posteritati.com

  • Polish Poster of How the West was Won
  • Polish Movie Poster of Benji
  • Polish Movie Poster of To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Polish poster of Paper Moon

The Polish movie poster is “an unequivocal . . . triumph of art over commerce, of painting and vision over the bottom line that controls too much of film culture and the art world.” So raves Michael Atkinson in a Believer essay (March-April 2009) deconstructing “one of the great secrets of 20th century pop art.”

The only thing Polish “one sheets” have in common is that their designers were freed from the literal exposition and celebrity worship that dominates the form internationally. The lone rule: Illustrate how the movie makes you feel.

(All images courtesy of Posteritati, NYC; www.posteritati.com)