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CCPS Exhibition. Stasys Eidrigevičius: Collages

Monday, October 14, 2019
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
International Institute Gallery, 547 Weiser Hall Weiser Hall Map
The juxtaposition of fragments creates original, unexpected, and often surrealist images that unlock a new imaginary universe.

Stasys Eidrigevičius, often referred to simply as “Stasys,” was born in Mediniskiai, Lithuania in 1949. He studied at the Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts before moving to Warsaw in 1980 where he established a reputation as a world-renowned artist. A master of many techniques as an illustrator, book cover designer, sculptor, painter, and photographer, Stasys is perhaps best known for his graphics and poster art. He has exhibited in the United States, Switzerland, Japan, Great Britain, Spain, France, Germany and many other countries.

Stasys is the recipient of numerous international prizes and medals in various fields of artistic activity including: the Grand Prize at the International Book Illustration Contest in Barcelona (1986); Gold Medal at the International Poster Festival in Chicago (1987); Silver Medal at the 2nd International Exhibition of Graphic Art in New York (1988); Grand Prize at the 1st International Biennial Exhibition of Book Illustration in Belgrade (1990) and Bratislava (1991); Grand Prize at the International Salon of Poster in Paris (1993); Gold Medal at the 4th International Triennial of Poster in Toyama (Japan, 1994); and at the Polish Poster Biennale in Katowice (1999). In 2019, he was honored with the Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this exhibition, please reach out to at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Exhibition
Tags: Art, European, International, Poland, Visual Arts
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Copernicus Center for Polish Studies, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia
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