Casa de Europa premieres The Rosenberg Collection
By Martin Rosenberg
On November 21st, the House of Europe presents its initial showcase exhibit of vintage posters from The Rosenberg Collection. Located at San Francisco 23, San Miguel’s first major European cultural exchange institution will permanently house the largest representative collection in the Americas of original cultural posters designed by Poland’s greatest artists. The donated collection is comprised of approximately one thousand works given to Casa De Europa.
Casa de Europa presents The Rosenberg Collection
Thu, Nov 21, 5pm
Casa de Europa
San Francisco 23
San Miguel resident Martin Rosenberg has donated the posters to Casa de Europa. All of the unique works were personally collected over the past thirty years. As a leading authority, author and speaker on European graphic design, Martin has brought this unique art poster collection to Mexico, where it will be exhibited and made available for public exhibitions and research by artists, teachers and students. The collection includes extremely rare works and covers the significant innovative period from the close of World War II in 1945 to the end of Russian rule in 1989.
Polish designed posters advertising theater, movies, music, opera, dance, jazz, sports, political and other cultural events have been internationally recognized as the finest for their use of symbolism, metaphor and lithographic innovation. Important museums around the globe, such as New York’s Museum of Modern Art have mounted modest exhibitions of these works during the past decade. Collectors, art critics and graphic design schools realized the influence these artists had on the visual arts. Produced under a Communist governed Poland, and originally not created for sale, examples of the earliest of these European award-winning posters were rarely seen, and not available to acquire.
Additional background on the Polish poster can be found at www.rosenbergcollection.com