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Eryk Lipiński

Eryk Lipinski

Founder of the Museum of Caricature in 1983. Caricaturist, satirist, journalist, graphic designer, poster designer, illustrator, author of satirical texts and books about the history of caricature and satirical drawings.

Eryk Lipinski Szpilki

In 1935, together with Zbigniew Mitzner, founded a satirical weekly “Szpilki” which was associated with the left-wing circles. “Szpilki” continued to be published after the war until 1994.

Eryk Lipinski Wabienie nowego roku 1936

Tempting the New Year 1936
„Szpilki” 1936.

Eryk Lipinski Edward VIII i Wallis Simpson

Simpson and Dalila
Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson
„Szpilki”, 1936.

Eryk Lipinski Szpilki 1948

Cover of „Szpilki”, 1948.

Eryk Lipinski Clemens Atlee i Winston Churchill

Change of Guard
Clement Atlee and Winston Churchill
„Szpilki”, 1951.

Eryk Lipinski autokarykatura

„Szpilki”, 1954.

Eryk Lipinski De Gaulle Harold Wilson

The Guarded Beach
Charles de Gaulle and Harold Wilson
„Szpilki”, 1967.

Eryk Lipinski

Eryk Lipiński was one of the founders of the Polish poster school. He was also the initiator, commissioner and participant of the 1st International Poster Biennale in Warsaw in 1966.

Eryk Lipinski Casablanca

Poster for the American film Casablanca, 1947.

Eryk Lipinski Skarb

Poster for the Polish film Skarb (Treasure), 1948.

Eryk Lipinski Teatre Syrena

Poster for the theatre „Syrena”, 1948.

Eryk Lipinski Kabaret Dudek

Poster for the cabaret „Dudek”, 1967.

Eryk Lipinski Niedzielny poranek

Poster for the Polish film Niedzielny Poranek (Sunday Morning), 1955.

Eryk Lipinski Jego rybki

Poster for the French film Jego rybki (Poisson d'Avril), 1956.

Eryk Lipinski Dzien szakala

Poster for the English film Dzień Szakala (Day of the Jackal), 1975.

Eryk Lipinski Joseph Andrews

Poster for the English film Joseph Andrews, 1978.

Eryk Lipiński

He collaborated as a cartoonist, illustrator and graphic designer with the magazines: “Szpilki” , “Mucha”, “Przekrój”, “Karuzela”, “Literatura”, “Zwierciadło”, “Polska”, “Stolica”, “Świat”, “Świerszczyk” and others.

Eryk Lipiński

No caption, 1978.

Eryk Lipiński

No caption, 1983.

Eryk Lipiński Otek Axer

„Otek”, (a caricature of Otto Axer, a friend of Eryk Lipiński), appeared in various incarnations on the last page of „Przekrój” in the 1960s.

Eryk Lipiński

Eryk Lipiński was the author of many posters for exhibitions held at the Museum of Caricature.

Eryk Lipiński Grzechy nasze

Poster for the exhibition at the Museum of Caricature „Grzechy nasze” (Our Sins), 1984.

Eryk Lipiński Śniadanie króla

Eryk Lipiński has also illustrated many books for children.

Eryk Lipiński Śniadanie króla

In 1978, together with Hanna Górska, he wrote the book Z dziejów karykatury polskiej – a scientific study on the history of Polish caricature. He also published many other books, mainly humorous and memoirs, among others Erl-69 donosi and Pamiętniki (Memoirs).

Eryk Lipiński

Eryk Lipiński was the main initiator and first president of the Association of Polish Caricature Artists SPAK in 1987. Today, SPAK awards the annual “Eryk” prize for achievements in the field of caricature

Eryk Lipiński

In 1991, he was awarded the title “Righteous Among the Nations” by the Yad Veshem Institute in Jerusalem

Eryk Lipiński

Since 1983, the Museum of Caricature has been located at 11 Kozia Street, and since 2002 it has borne the name of its creator, Eryk Lipiński.