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George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain

Friday 31 January 2020Sunday 10 May 2020

Exhibition of work by Polish-born designer George Him (1900-82), spanning his career as both an independent designer and as one half of the prolific Lewitt-Him partnership (1933-1954). Exhibition includes iconic wartime propaganda posters for the Ministries of Food and Information, corporate branding for El Al airlines and adverts for clients like Schweppes, Technicolor, the Post Office and The Times. Also on display are previously unseen working sketches, original artwork and ephemera. This exhibition is part of Insiders/Outsiders, a nationwide arts festival taking place from March 2019 to March 2020 to celebrate refugees from Nazi Europe and their contribution to British culture.

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advertising | branding | design | George Him | posters | reportage | Second World War


House of Illustration
2 Granary Square, King's Cross
London N1C 4BH

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