Eustachy Kossakowski (1925–2001)
Eustachy Kossakowski, one of the most well known Polish photographers, practiced both journalistic and artistic photography. He studied architecture at the Warsaw University of Technology. In the late 1950s and the 1960s he worked as photojournalist for the magazines "Stolica," "Zwierciadło," "Polska," "Ty i Ja." He documented and participated in the artistic life of Warsaw and Paris. He was to France in 1970, where he won recognition with his series 6 mètres avant Paris comprising 159 photographs of ‘Paris’ signposts on the roads leading to the French capital.