ANDRZEJ KRAUZE

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CUTOUTS

THE GUARDIAN

EDITORIAL

CARTOONS

DRAWINGS

ILLUSTRATIONS

BOB DYLAN  SONGS

ITALO CALVINO  INVISIBLE CITIES

 

FRANZ KAFKA  SELECTED SHORT STORIES

STUART KELLY  THE BOOK OF LOST BOOKS

CARLO COLLODI PINOCCHIO

SCIENCE

MR PEN

POSTERS

NATURE

STILL LIFE

LANDSCAPE

BIO & CONTACT

 

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1947 born in Poland
1966 publishes first drawings
1971 wins first prize (together with Marcin Mroszczak) for poster of Hamlet in competition organised by the National Theatre in Warsaw. Continues to work with the theatre for three years
1973 graduates from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw. Diploma work, an animated film The Flying Lesson, is immediately censored
1974 becomes regular contributor to Kultura, a weekly Polish newspaper
1979 emigrates to London
1980 moves to Amsterdam because residency in England is refused. Works as an illustrator for the newspaper NRC Handelsblad
1981 moves to Paris and becomes a regular contributor to L'Express, L'Expansion, Lire and L'Alternative, as well as to the newly-established Solidarity Weekly (Poland). Andrzej Krauze's Poland collection of political cartoons is published by Nina Karsov, London. Martial law is declared in Poland
1982 granted political asylum in the United Kingdom, settles permanently in London. Wins first prize in Forte dei Marmi's Political Satire competition. Illustrates selection of Franz Kafka's short stories. Work begins to appear regularly in New Society, New Statesman and Tygodnik Nowojorski. A Year of Martial Law is published by Kontakt, Paris
1983 Coming Back to the West collection of political cartoons is published by Larson, Stockholm
1984 series of exhibitions in Italy (Venice, Padua, Verona, Vicenza)
1985 begins work on a series of drawings entitled Mr Pen, an Unfinished Autobiography. Illustrates On Living in an Old Country by Patrick Wright
1987 illustrates Pisaratartunta by Erkka Lehtola. Begins three year association with Old Vic Theatre, under directorship of Jonathan Miller, producing posters. Regular contributor to the Times, the Listener, New Scientist and Campaign.
One-man show, Woodstock Gallery, London
1989 retrospective, Andrzej Krauze: Drawings, Posters, Water Colours, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere, Finland. Starts working at the Guardian
1990 work begins to appear in the Independent on Sunday, GQ, Demos Quarterly, the Sunday Telegraph, Worldlink and Modern Painters
1996 illustrates Hegel for Beginners by Lloyd Spencer. Wins Victoria and Albert Museum's Award for illustration
1997 illustrates The Enlightenment for Beginners by Lloyd Spencer
1998 designs series of posters for the British Council. Produces illustrations for Praxis Press, New York. First drawings appear in the New York Times. One-man show at Simon Capstick-Dale Fine Art Ltd, London
2000 work begins to appear in Courrier International. Takes part in exhibitions in Rouen (2001), Paris (2002) and Bastia, Corsica (2006) under Courrier's patronage
2001 Three Decades: Drawings from 1970–2000, touring retrospective exhibition in Poland (Legnica, Warsaw, Jelenia Góra). Becomes regular contributor to Rzeczpospolita, a leading Polish daily newspaper. Designs twelve posters for the British Council relating to citizenship and human rights
2002 becomes a regular contributor to New Scientist. Retrospective exhibition in Cracow
2003 Andrzej Krauze: Drawings 1970-2003, retrospective at the Guardian, London. United Nations Correspondent's Association Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award
2004 exhibitions: Salon de l'humour, Saint-Just-le-Martel, France; Mr Pen, an Unfinished Autobiography, Cracow, Poland
2006 one-man show at the University of Limoges, France
2007 exhibitions: Crossroads, Shandy Hall, York, England; L’Humeur Moléculaire d’Andrzej Krauze, Paris, France; A Serious Game, University College for the Creative Arts, Epsom, England. Travels to Rome, Italy, and Wellington, New Zeland, as part of Cartooning for Peace group
2008 one-man show, A Serious Game (Zabawa nie na żarty), Cracow, Poland
2009 travels to Paris as part of Cartooning for Peace group
2010 one-man show, University of Limoges, France. The Sleep of Reason/Gdy rozum śpi is published by IPN, Warsaw, to accompany one-man show of the same title
2011 travels to Caen as part of Cartooning for Peace group. III wieża Babel w budowie collection of cartoons is published by Zysk i S-ka. After a serious heart operation starts making cutouts using a scalpel and black paper. A year later adds colour
2012 exhibition of cutouts at the London Print Studio
2013 work shown in Propaganda, Power and Persuasion,, British Library, London. Exhibition of cutouts, (Wycinanki), Cracow, Poland
2014 exhibition of cutouts, Oświęcim (Auschwitz), Poland