Self-portrait © J. i S. Zamecznik
Wojciech Zamecznik

Wojciech Zamecznik was a poster designer. He was born on 13th January, 1923 in Warsaw, and died on 12th May, 1967.

Between 1940 and 1942, he studied at the Interior Design Department of the Higher School of Engineering in Warsaw and as took part in the secret courses of the Warsaw University of Technology’s Architecture Faculty. After the war, the continued studying at the same faculty of the University of Technology. He was detained at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Working between 1945 and 1967, he is famous for his posters (more than 200), and his sphere of activity covered various fields: publishing (magazine covers, book designs), music (posters, album covers), cinema (posters, opening credits, films) and exhibitions.

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