Franciszek Starowieyski, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Franciszek Starowieyski

Polish artist

Date of Birth: 08-Jul-1930

Place of Birth: Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 23-Feb-2009

Profession: graphic designer, painter

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Franciszek Starowieyski

  • Franciszek Andrzej Bobola Biberstein-Starowieyski (8 July 1930 in Bratkówka – 23 February 2009 in Warsaw) was a Polish artist.
  • From 1949 to 1955, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków and Warsaw.
  • He specialized in poster, drawing, painting, stage designing, and book illustration.
  • He was a member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI).
  • Throughout his career his style deviated from the socialist realism that was prevalent during the start of his career and the popular, brightly colored Cyrk posters; however he did create one Cyrk poster Homage to Picasso in 1966.
  • He was the first Polish artist to have a one-man show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, in 1986.

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