From the early 1950s until 1989, leading Czechoslovak graphic artists devoted their time to the creation of film posters. It was only in Czechoslovakia and Poland that graphic artists worked on film posters to such an extent. In this section you will find posters by the 50 most influential Czechoslovakian artists, including Karel Vaca, Milan Grygar, and Zdeněk Ziegler. You can find posters by hundreds of other artists in our database. Use the search bar to find the artist you’re looking for.
Author of mostly painted posters. A typical poster for him would be a poster for a children film.
Author of painted film posters, especially for children films and American slapsticks.
He had created several expressive posters before he went into exile. These are painted poster Černý Orfeus or designs for British films Zpropadená kariéra and Hrdina malého světa on which he had used a photocollage inventively.
Worked as a promotional graphic designer at Czechoslovak State Film until the late 1950´s.
A member of an elder generation (born 1922) who used in postermaking newly and with invention the paint-brush technique. He created film, theater and exhibition posters.
He had coped successfully with Kazan´s classics in the poster Třpyt v trávě. Likewise a poster design for film by Yugoslav rebel Dušan Makaveyev Ohrožená nevinnost was grotesquely playful.
The Paprsky inženýra Garina by Soviet director Alexander Ginzburg belongs to sci-fi genre that was in East-European cinematography very popular and wide-spread in 70´s and 80´s.
Although, Mirko Hanák had created only a few posters, some of them belong to the Golden fund of Czech poster. It is foremost a gentle poster for film by Ingmar bergman Letní sen and an intimate design for early film by František Vláčil Holubice.
Creates only typographical posters and loosely takes up work of Zdeněk Ziegler.
A promotional printmaker, technic designer and a painter. In 1957-1958 he created by his incommutable creative handwriting ca 20 film posters for The Central Film Rental.
In a poster design for film by French director Robert Dhery Výhodná koupě Václav Kasík had used ornate car, that refers to his loose design production.
Malat´s poster design for film Help by famous Beatles is very sought-after. A poster design for Soviet film Agent bez hesla represents exciting spy genre.
A poster for British film Garderobiér belongs to the most successful designs of 60´s. In a poster for American film Čtyři přátelé Míšek had used a motif of musical instrument in a creative way.
She had created first posters in the second half of 50´s. In 60´s, first exclusively painted posters were changed for collage and photomontage. An excellent piece is her poster for Yogoslav film Divné děvče or for Frech film Tak dlouhá nepřítomnost.
Pechánek had accompanied Italian film Konformista and British film Běž si a dováděj with great designs. A playful Dobrodružství na Labi belongs to jewels of children series.
Jaroslav Slovák confirmed his sense of humor in posters for films Střední útočník aneb potíže s láskou and Harry a komorník.