According to mushroom man Michał Głogowski, it takes around 40 mushrooms to make one chair. The results are bizarrely aesthetic and 100 per cent biodegradable.
“On one hand, my father was a passionate and dedicated artist with great self-discipline, with a vision which he needed to communicate to the world. On the other hand he was a very warm family person, who also cared about his friends. He was very generous to other artists, he wrote about them and tried to help their careers.” Considered one of Poland’s most psychedelic visual artists, on the 72nd anniversary of Jan Sawka’s birth TFN’s Jacek Borowski talks exclusively to the artist’s daughter Hanna Maria Sawka.
A retrospective of the films of Paweł Pawlikowski, with the participation of the director, is being held in the New York Museum of the Moving Image. His film "Cold War" is listed among the favourites for the Oscar in the non-English language films category.
TFN’s Jacek Borowski tracks down the Polish-Jewish roots of the internationally acclaimed Brazilian visual artist 85-year-old Anna Bella Geiger.
Organisers hope the three paintings on walls in three different cities will help inspire others to follow in the women’s footsteps.
Parts of the musical 'Blacksmith', inspired by the life of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, a renowned Polish composer, pianist and statesman, an icon of Polish independence, were performed in New York's Public Space in Manhattan on Thursday.
By the time the then relatively unknown Clarke Gable had made his second film, Pola Negri was already a global star.
Over 70 works covering the history of Polish comics went on display at the auction house DESA Unicom in Warsaw where they went for between 1,000 and 30,000 PLN.
With both a glittering pre and post-war musical career, after surviving the war through a combination of luck, the bravery of pre-war friends and the unlikely intervention of a music-loving German officer, Szpilman was later accused of being a Gestapo agent.
The 28 figures featured in the Who’s She? game include scientists, artists, activists and sportswomen. But who’s Zuzia Kozerska-Girard the woman behind the game? TFN finds out.