Roman Cieślewicz was born January 13, 1930 in Lvov. He died January 21, 1996 in Paris.
He was one of most famous polish graphic designers. He created posters for movie, theatre, circus and for many others themes.
He designed covers and layouts for magazines as in Poland or in France (You and me, Opus International).
He devoted his free art to collage and photocollage
Since September 1963 he settled in Paris where he has become famous. In the period 1966-1969 he worked as artistic director of Elle. He colaborated with M.A.F.I.A. agency and magazine Vogue. He designed posters for many years for Centre National d ´Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou. He took part in numerous competitions where he was frequently awarded.
He realized 107 exhibitions worldwide.
We were able to compile this profile thanks to kind help of staff of Muzeum Narodowe in Poznan, Mrs. Anna Grabovska-Konwent and Mrs. Irena Przymus. We gathered informations from their catalog ROMAN CIEŚLEWICZ 1930-1996 which was published for exhibition in Poznan in 2006. We are very grateful.
- Roman Cieslewicz´s exhibition in Royal College of Art in London in Juli 2010 (video)
- BBC News - Roman Cieslewicz´s exhibition in London (video)
- Roman Cieslewicz´s posters in Art of Poster collection
- Interview s R.C. - Francie; Malakoff; 1978
- ‘Roman Cieślewicz. La fabrique des images’ at Musée des Arts Décoratifs
- Biography Roman Cieslewicz - english
- Interview with R. Cieslewicz /magazine Projekt 1974/ (czech version)