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Andrzej Jurkiewicz

Full name: Andrzej Robert Henryk Jurkiewicz
Gender: Male
Born: May 29, 1907 in Tlumach, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Died: August 2, 1967 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Polish painter and graphic artist Andrzej Jurkiewicz studied and later taught at Kraków and Warszawa, and eventually was appointed a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warszawa. Jurkiewicz mainly created etchings, engravings, woodcuts, lithographs, and worked as a graphic artist, mostly of cover arts, illustrations, and bookplates. In the 1930s he was a member of the Sztuka society of artists. Initially, he was known for humorous drawings and then focused on sport motifs. Later, his paintings show a post-impressionist style and eventually abstract forms. His 1948 submission for the London art competitions was titled Pole Vault. Jurkiewicz also attended the Olympic Art Exhibition in 1952 with his etching Jump. He was married to painter Hanna Pachniewska but later divorced.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 41 London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Graphic Arts Poland POL AC

Mixed Painting, Graphic Arts

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 41 London Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC Jump (Etching)
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