Wojciech Fangor

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Wojciech Fangor
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Wojciech Fangor (15 November 1922 – 25 October 2015) was a Polish painter.[1][2] He was one of the creators of the Polish School of Posters.

Biography[change | change source]

Wojciech Fangor had private tutors and studied in the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. [1][3]

His first picture was the Korean Mother. He worked in the style of Socialist realism.

He lived in Warsaw. In 1961, he moved to West Berlin. Then he lived in England and the United States till 1999.[4]

Fangor had his exhibition in Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York in 1970.

He died in Warsaw in 2015.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Grimes, William (2015-11-10). "Wojciech Fangor, Painter Who Emerged From Postwar Poland, Dies at 92". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  2. "Works of Fangor". Archived from the original on 2019-04-16. Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  3. "Wojciech Fangor - family" (PDF).
  4. "Nie Zyje Wojciech Fangor Prekursor Malarstwa Iluzjonistycznego" (in Polish).[permanent dead link]
  5. S.A, Wirtualna Polska Media (2015-11-03). "Pogrzeb Wojciecha Fangora". wiadomosci.wp.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  6. "Wyszukiwarka cmentarna --- Warszawskie cmentarze". www.cmentarzekomunalne.com.pl. Retrieved 2021-06-23.