The Pigasus Polish Poster Gallery in Berlin presents art posters from domains of culture such as the opera, music, film, visual arts...
"Plakate Posters" in Berlin is exclusively devoted to the posters by Leszek Wiśniewski. The exhibition includes the overview of art posters from domains of cultural events such as the opera, music, film, visual arts and also his illustrations for magazines and paintings
"Pigasus - polish poster gallery" mainly is a place for presenting Polish poster art. The gallery consists of one room in which a continually changing range of different original posters, and an exhibition hall in which the works of single poster artists, and "not-poster-art" related to Polish poster art, are shown.
Leszek Wiśniewski was born on 17 February 1953 in Poznan. From 1973 - 1978 he studied painting and graphic art at PWSSP in Poznan. During the time he was working as a freelance illustrator for different Polish magazines (1976 - 1978) and held several exhibitions in Poland.
He moved to Vienna at the beginning of the eighties where he was Art Director at Doyle Dane Bernbach advertising before going back to freelancing in 1982. Currently he is concentrating on illustrations for magazines (Trend Magazin, The New York Times, Newsweek, Bestseller, Gesundheits Magazin, Playboy, Penthouse), as well as on poster design for cultural events and painting. His works have been exhibited all over the world with over 180 group and individual exhibitions in many countries across several continents such as:
Europe, North America, South America and Asia.
Leszek Wiśniewski's "Plakate Posters" exhibition opening: 3rd of September 2011 at 19:00.
The exhibition runs through the 30th of September 2011.
Pigasus polish poster gallery
Source: press materials