Artist Profile: Boris Grinsson (1907–1999)


Boris Grinsson was born in Pskov, Russia.  His family fled to Estonia after the Bolshevik Revolution and Grinsson studied art in Tartu.  Grinsson began his career designing film posters in Berlin.  After drawing an anti-Nazi political poster, he fled to Paris.  Over the next few decades, Grinsson designed a countless number of French film posters.

A selection of his work can be found below.