VIDEO: When Batman lands in the capital in a chapter of the 184-page book which sees the Dark Knight travel to 14 countries, he concludes that the low levels of crime are due to technology developed by a company called Warsaw Tech.
VIDEO: ‘Operation Hyacinth’ is named after the police operation of the same name which was conducted by the Communist Citizen’s Militia (MO) between 1985-87 and led to information being collected on around 11,000 gay men and a record of their sexuality being kept on police record.
Based in the headquarters of the internationally acclaimed folk song and dance ensemble ‘Mazowsze’, the centre’s permanent exhibition will show the entirety of Polish folklore in all its regional variants and how each region differs in its folkloric traditions.
Since 2015, Poland has recovered over 500 works of art lost during World War on the territory of today's Poland, a Culture and National Heritage Museum official has stated.
Made in 1931 by surrealist Warsaw artists Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, the anti-fascist film ‘Europa’ was intended to reflect an atmosphere of horror and all-pervading societal decline as Hitler rose to power in Germany.
Forced to conduct much of its operations underground, the movement created a rich visual culture of resistance through designs and logos that spoke to people from all walks of society.
Covering 26-floors, spanning an area of 2,000 sq/m, and reaching 78-metres in height, the work in the heart of the city on the side of a residential complex commonly known as Manhattan, will feature Geralt of Rivia as its principal character.
The huge canvas which goes by the lengthy title ‘Vytautas swears revenge on the Teutonic Knights against the background of burning Kaunas’ has come to Poland on temporary loan to mark the 30th anniversary of the renewal of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Before the war, 'Under the Birches' by Finnish painter Albert Edelfelt had hung on the wall of an old aristocratic residence in the central village of Spała.
Translated into 52 languages, the bespectacled writer and philosopher predicted the internet, 3D printing, digitalised photographs and was once denounced to the FBI for being a Communist conspiracy group codenamed L.E.M. that was out to infiltrate the world of American science fiction.