'Captain of Illustration: 100 Years of Children's Books from Poland' is a cross-section of 100 years of Poland's children's illustrations, edited by Dr. Anita Wincencjusz-Patyna in collaboration with the Dwie Siostry Publishing House. In honour of Poland's centennial of regaining independence, the book chooses exemplary works from 1918-2018, representing different technical forms, cultural touchpoints, famous names, series, thematic styles and motifs.
The book contains over 800 illustrations from over 200 illustrators.
Publisher: Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Partner: Dwie Sostry Publishing House
Editor: Anita Wincencjusz-Patyna
The book can be bought online from Dwie Siostry, Bęc Zmiana, Bullerbyn, Księgarnia Sztuki, Ambelucja, and Art Bookstore.
Project created as part of the international cultural programme accompanying the centenary of Poland regaining independence. Co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland as part of the multi-annual programme NIEPODLEGŁA 2017–2022.
illustration for children
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