outlined these tendencies in a most satisfactory
The International Jury, led by Mr. Walter Herdeg
of Switzerland and Professor Erberto Carboni
of Italy, awarded nine prizes and medals, as
well as ten honourable mentions, in three sub
ject-groups: social subjects, cultural events, and
The organizers put forward the idea that a
retrospective exhibition and a symposium should
take place simultaneously, as part of the Inter
The 1966 Biennale was accompanied by a retro
spective exhibition of Polish posters from 1892
to 1963, entitled "From the Young Poland
Period to the Present Day", organized by the
Warsaw National Museum.
The posters shown at this exhibition represen
ted a specific illustrated chronicle of life in Poland
over the past seventy years and an interesting
document of the achievements of bygone gene
rations in various fields, clearly indicating that
the Polish poster of today is backed by a fine
The International Symposium, the subject of
which was "The Image in an Urban Environment"
Walter Herdeg i Erberto Carboni (przewodnicz^cy i wiceprzewodnicz^cy jury)
Walter Herdeg and Erberto Carboni (chairman and vice-chairman of the Jury).