Roman Cieslewicz (1930-1996)

Roman Cieslewicz was a Polish-French artist, graphic and poster designer, and photographer. He was born in 1930 in Lviv (now Ukraine, than Poland). He died in 1996 in Paris. He studied at Fine Arts Academy in Cracow from 1949 to 1955. In 1963 he moved to France, where he was naturalized in 1971. He worked as an art director of Vogue and Elle (among other reviews). He also taught at the Ecole Superieure d’Arts Graphiques (ESAG) in Paris. He took part in numerous group exhibitions of graphic, poster and photographic art.

Roman Cieslewicz is considered as one of the most important representants of the world-renowned Polish School of Poster. He is famous for his original compositions and characteristic aesthetics.