Resembling an art gallery rather than a doctor’s office, visitors to the ProfMedica clinic are greeted by a three storey atrium at the centre of which stands a monumental sculptural composition wall reaching to the top of the third floor.
Dating from the turn of the 20th century when the school was founded, the city’s coat of arms was in use from 1530 to 1938 when the Nazis ordered that all the old coats of arms be replaced with a new two-field one.
Released tomorrow (May 24), What the Ermine Saw: The Extraordinary Journey of Leonardo da Vinci’s Most Mysterious Portrait by Eden Collinsworth reveals the astonishing history behind one of Poland’s most beloved national treasures and a painting that many rank as better that even Da Vinci’s best-know work the Mona Lisa.
Titled ‘Images of Gdańsk on Glass Plate Negatives from the Collections of Stadtmuseum Danzig’, the hefty bi-lingual tome presents nearly 200 images taken from the National Museum of Gdańsk’s collection of almost 2,700 glass plates.
In this episode, a tale of how back in the 1960s an intrepid team of Polish architects helped rebuild Skopje – the capital of what is now Northern Macedonia – after a devastating earthquake.
Comfortably surpassing its original valuation, the painting Portrait of a Lady (After Louis Leopold Boilly) by Ewa Juszkiewicz went under the hammer alongside works by such luminaries as Banksy, Jeff Koons, Christopher Wool and Gerhard Richter. The auction held by the New York branch of the globally renowned Christie’s has served to underline Juszkiewicz’s soaring stock.
A jewel of the Art Nouveau era, the monument in Warsaw’s Łazienki Park depicting Chopin plunged into contemplation under a rustling willow tree was first unveiled in 1926.
On public view until the beginning of August, The Polish Rider is one of only two equestrian portraits to have been painted by the Dutch master and its fleeting return has been seen as a major coup by art fans in Poland.
TFN’s Blanka Konopka takes a look at the Brotherhood of artists behind the stunning collection who were inspired by medieval guilds and included leading names such as Tadeusz Pruszkowski, Antoni Michalak, Bolesław Cybis, Jan Zamoyski and Jan Gotard.
Historical paintings commissioned for the Polish Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair will come back to Poland after 83 years.