Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tadeusz Trepkowski

[Poland] (b 1914/d 1954)

"Self-taught , Tadeusz Trepkowski attended the Warsaw Municipal School of Decorative Arts for several months. (..) He made his first project at the age of 16 and in 1933 he received a prize in a poster competition for PKO. (..) in 1937 , Trepkowski won the 'Grand Prix' at the International Exhibition in Paris with a poster named "Carefully". (..) From 1936 he start to create posters for the Institute of Social Affairs mostly with educational messages related to health and safety at work. (..) Tadeusz Trepkowski belonged to the first generation of creators of the Polish poster school . His works were distinguished by their particular brevity, limited to expressive symbols and reduced to the necessary minimum text. (..) He died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 40. "


Poland 1948 "Anti Tuberculosis Fund" (4,4,4) [Photo] Sc(B59,...,B62) [ Images credit of Stampworld ]

Poland 1950 "International Peace Conference" (2,1) [Photo] Sc(475,476)

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