Traffic Jam – Vintage Movie Poster
poster design: Karel Teissig, Czechoslovakia, 1981
Traffic Jam 1981 vintage movie poster for Italian drama directed by Luigi Comencini. Magnificent surreal poster was designed by great Czech poster artist Karel Teissig, 1981.
Karel Teissig was a Czech painter, illustrator and graphic and poster designer. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (1945-50) and at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels (1948) and since early 60s became one of the most important figures of Czechoslovak poster design along with Karel Vaca and Zdeněk Ziegler. His imaginative posters are inspired by anything from collage, surreal art to illustration or photography and are undeniable among the best movie posters of the era. In 1961 his unique style won him a second prize for a poster titled The Possessors in the Toulouse-Lautrec Prize international film poster competition in Paris.
Poster has been previously folded. Gentle crease with several soft stains on edges. Very nice condition. A3 poster size. Large A1 format also available, please get in touch for more information.
Movie posters in our collection are original promotional materials. All were previously displayed in the cinemas across the former Czechoslovakia. They bear signs of their age.
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