22 International Poster Biennale Warsaw 2010 laureates

14 June 2010
Warsaw (Poland) - On 5 June, the 22 International Poster Biennale Warsaw 2010 announced this year's laureates, with prize winners in five categories and one Icograda Excellence Award winner.
Warsaw (Poland) - On 5 June, the 22 International Poster Biennale Warsaw 2010 announced this year's laureates, with prize winners in five categories and one Icograda Excellence Award winner.

The 22 International Poster Biennale selects and showcases the top posters created worldwide between 2009 and 2010. The Biennale celebrations took place from 1-5 June in at the Poster Museum at Wilanów. The exhibition of winning and honorary works will be on display until 31 August 2010.

This year's international jury included:

  • Cao Fang (China)
  • Alejandro Magallanes (Mexico)
  • Finn Nygaard (Denmark)
  • Marian Oslislo (Poland)
  • Gunter Rambow (Germany)
  • Monika Zawadzka (Poland)
They qualified 267 posters across the Ideological, Culture and Advertising posters categories. A further 82 posters were selected for the The Henryk Tomaszewski Golden Debut cetegory, recognising student and young graduate work, and 43 posters in the 'Chopin Anew" category.

From these qualified posters, the 2010 laureates were selected:

Above: Scene 7, Maja Wolna (Poland), Gold, Ideological poster category

Ideological poster category

Gold: Maja Wolna (Poland), Scene 7
Silver: Jianping He (Germany), Global Warming
Bronze: István Orosz (Hungary), Folk

Above: 'Bobigny-Forney', Michel Quarez (France), Gold, Cultural poster category

Cultural poster category

Gold: Michel Quarez (France), Bobigny-Forney
Silver: Melchior Imboden (Switzerland), Designer Portraits Posters Melchior Imboden China
Bronze: Leszek Żebrowski (Poland), There Was a Jewess, There Is No Jewess


Above: 'Buttonfly,' Sagmeister Inc. (Stefan Sagmeister, Joe Shouldice, Richard The) (United States), Gold, Advertising poster category

Advertising poster category

Gold: Sagmeister Inc. (Stefan Sagmeister, Joe Shouldice, Richard The) (United States), Buttonfly
Silver: Takashi Miyake (Japan), Giving It My Own Color
Bronze: Yoshito Kubota (Japan), Dry Power. Quick-dry Paint Ad


Above: 'I Love China,' Lee Bob (China), Henryk Tomaszewski Golden Debut

Henryk Tomaszewski Golden Debut

Lee Bob (China), I Love China


Above: '200th Anniversary of the birth of Frederick Chopin,' Nancy Skolos, Thomas Wedell (United States), Gold, Chopin Anew

Special category "Chopin Anew"

Gold: Nancy Skolos, Thomas Wedell (United States), 200th Anniversary of the birth of Frederick Chopin. 2010

Icograda Excellence Award

Kari Piippo (Finland), Homage to Shigeo Fukuda

Józef Mroszczak Honorary Award

Granted by the Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw
Anna Chorzępa (Poland), It was better during the communism

View the complete selection of this year's laureates at: www.postermuseum.pl/en/biennale/content/laureates




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About the Poster Museum at Wilanów

Established in 1968, the Poster Museum at Wilanów is a Promotional Member of Icograda. Presently the Museum boasts one of the largest collections of art posters in the world, consisting of over 55 000 items.