Installed inside the Palace of Culture & Science in the 1950s, Alina Szapocznikow’s Przyjaźń (Friendship) sculptor was removed after the fall of communism and kept in the garden of the removal firm’s boss. Now worth nearly 1 million PLN, he’s selling it, but Palace officials want it back.
As an artist, Józef Mehoffer was one of the main representatives of the Young Poland (Młoda Polska) modernist period around the start of the 20th Century, leading up to the restoration of Polish independence in 1918. His work spanned painting, book illustration, furniture design and stained-glass windows.
With a Swedish fan club meeting twice a year to celebrate the work of Polish stamp engraver Czesław Słania, TFN takes a look at the man few have ever heard of but whose designs inspired nations.
A clean-cut hero with a secret mission, an impossibly beautiful femme fatale, personal drama, sacrifice and shocking brutality. On the eve of its premiere in Warsaw, TFN’s Stuart Dowell meets the producers behind new epic film The Messenger (Kurier).
In his ‘Dan Session’ column this week, music journalist and author Daniel shares his thoughts on this year’s Polish version of the Grammies.
Joanna Piotrowska has made a name for herself with her black and white photographs shot in close-up family environments that make a broader statement about the world we live in.
Built for the Polish branch of the International Theatre Institute and the Association of Bronice Manor House, the installation seeks to challenge boundaries between performers and audiences.
The 23rd festival will give people the chance attend dozens of concerts and indulge themselves in Beethoven’s music.
Celebrated film director given an Orzeł (the Eagle) award for a career in film spanning five decades.
The group first touched stardom when their Polish folk cover of top 90’s band, Depeche Mode's Brit-rock hit "Enjoy the Silence” unexpectedly exploded on the internet.