$600 / ≈ €547
In 1968 the Parisian left-wing art magazine "Opus International" published on its cover an image of two mirrored supermen, differing only by the acronyms on their chest: that of the United States and that of the Soviet Union. The two powers appear as twins, accused them of exercising a destructive influence on the rest of the world, and suggested the impossibility, or futility, of choosing between them.
The symmetry between the US and the Soviet Union was part of the Cold War discourse.
Roman Cieślewicz was a major figure in graphic design in the second half of the 20th century, and a key artist of the Polish Poster School before conquering the world of graphic design when he arrived in France.
His eclectic oeuvre spanned a variety of graphic expressions ranging from posters and advertising to photomontage, publishing and illustration.
His images scrutinise the world, are its reflection and testimony, and reveal the singularity of an artist and politically committed personality.
Roman Cieslewicz saw his role as a graphic designer in direct confrontation with current events and was a graphic designers who had a great influence on the graphic universe of now-a-days.
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