TFN’s Alex Webber caught up with Olka to find out how she went from medical school dropout to becoming one of Poland’s leading creative exports with a client-base that reads like a who’s who of contemporary brands.
The religious books come from the original collection in the Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva which was once the largest Talmudic school in the world. The fate of the library is one of the biggest wartime mysteries of Lublin.
Concert organisation and promotion company Live Nation Polska and Tauron Arena Kraków have called off concerts by Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters amid a backlash over comments the artist made about the war in Ukraine.
In this edition of The Debrief, we’re in the central city of Bydgoszcz for the annual vintage photo festival.
The beautiful works by 18th century artist Bernardo Bellotto include 22 views of Warsaw: Castle Square, Krasińskich Square, Żelazna Brama, Nowy Świat, Krakowskie Przedmieście, Miodowa and Długa.
Jim Parton converted the 700-year-old building into a family home for their six children, a place to stay for tourists wanting that little bit extra and also the improbable location of an international rugby festival.
The Empty Frames campaign that aims to remind people about Polish works of art and culture stolen during World War II by both the German and Soviet occupiers, will see, among other things, special plaques providing information about Polish war losses in culture placed in 12 cities across Poland.
In this episode of The Debrief, host John Beauchamp talks to Nadiia Moroz-Olshanska, who helps run the Nić Ukrainian bookstore and café on Kraków’s Sławkowska Street in the heart of the Old Town.
The work of the boundary-pushing Massive Design studio, the project for digital solutions automotive firm Keyloop, the design was purposefully chosen to reflect not just their industry, but also Poland’s own rich automotive heritage.
The unique cloth paintings, composed of recycled materials from car factories, sewing workshops, upholstery warehouses and second hand clothes shops, include depictions of Vermeer’s ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’, Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, a self-portrait of Frida Kahlo, and Da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine’.