Poster, Nieustajace Wakacje [Permanent Vacation]
Using collage to play with scale, Andrzej Klimowski creates surreal imagery in this movie poster. Photographs are enlarged, cut, and layered; text is rotated and placed vertically. The result is disorientating — the poster appears to condense scenes (disrupting the plot line) with spectacular effect. Early twentieth-century photo-collagists have been influential on Klimowski’s work, but the designer has developed a signature style that combines elements from Surrealism, Dadaism, and Expressionism together with his own process.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.
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Its dimensions are
96.4 × 67.8 cm (37 15/16 × 26 11/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Poster, Nieustajace Wakacje [Permanent Vacation]; offset lithograph on wove paper; 96.4 × 67.8 cm (37 15/16 × 26 11/16 in.); Gift of Sara and Marc Benda; 2010-21-11
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.