December 31, 1888|
|Died||January 15, 1961
|Occupation||Painter, co-founder of Polish avant-garde in the 1920s|
Andrzej Pronaszko (Derebchyn, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine, 31 December 1888 – 15 January 1961, Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish painter and scenographer, one of the most prominent representatives of the Young Poland movement and the Polish avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s, Zbigniew Pronaszko's brother.
In occupied Poland, Pronaszko was a member of the Polish resistance, and a director of the Department of Microphotography at the Bureau of Information and Propaganda of Armia Krajowa. He was also involved with the underground theatre.
After the war Pronaszko became the lecturer at the Academy of Theatre in Warsaw (Akademia Teatralna im. Aleksandra Zelwerowicza).
Notes and references
- Irena Kossowska, Monika Mokrzycka-Pokora; "Andrzej Pronaszko", Kultura polska, Instytut Adama Mickiewicza, 2006
- "PRONASZKO, Andrzej (1888-1961)", Encyclopedia INTERIA.PL "Wiedza" 1999-2010
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