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Adam Marczyński

Full name: Adam Marczyński
Gender: Male
Born: December 24, 1908 in Cracow, Małopolskie, Poland
Died: January 13, 1985 in Cracow, Małopolskie, Poland
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Art Competitions


Polish painter Adam Marczyński received an Honorable Mention at the 1948 London Olympics in the Art Competitions in the category Graphic Arts for his work Set of 8 Ink sketches of athletes. After World War II he belonged to the most important abstract painting group in Poland.

Marczyński studied in Krakow and traveled several times in the 1930s to Paris. He painted mainly landscapes, portraits and still lifes, in the styles of Cubism and Coloration. He also painted geometric figure compositions, interiors, landscapes; and eventually changed to abstract works and the creation of image-objects, relief systems, assemblages, and spatial compositions. From 1945-79 he was a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 39 London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Graphic Arts Poland POL HM

Mixed Painting, Graphic Arts

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 39 London Art Competitions Poland Final Standings HM Set of 8 Ink sketches of athletes
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