Today we present a great contemporary artist from Brasil – Macaparana, who creates geometrical art. In his art there is visible influence of avant-garde art, especially of such artists as Hans Arp or Polish sculptor Katarzyna Kobro. Macaparana, born 1952, is a Brazilian painter, illustrator and sculptor. He presented his first solo exhibition as early as in 1970 (he was 18). .
I have known professor Wasilewski for 20 years. In a recent, exclusive to retroavangarda.com interview he talks about his art, art-related travels, poster design around the world and the state of Polish poster. Anna Kłos: For many years you’ve been in the Program Council as well as among the members of the Organizing Committee of the International Poster Biennale .
In the first half of the 70s Great Britain saw the rise of an underground subculture, which turned the graphic design of that time upside down. Punk movement took over fashion, music and visual arts and quickly spread to other countries. Its trademark were ragged clothes, Mohawk hairstyle and rowdy music. Sex Pistols is said to be the first .