Hannibal Smoke’s ‘The Silent Apocalypse - The ruined palaces of Lower Silesia’ is an emotive and harrowing tale documenting the fate of the region’s hundreds of abandoned palaces and estates.
According to auction house DESA Unicum, the ‘sky’s the limit’ concerning the sale of the three works of art set to go under the hammer tomorrow (Thursday).
Influenced by the lifestyle contrasts that the fall of communism brought, the art of Andrzej Urbanski has thrilled critics.
The oil on canvas measuring 79.5 cm by 56.2 cm and signed T. de Lempicka shows a scene from Lempicka’s New York apartment of a mystery woman in a white bonnet holding a book with its pages open.
Authored by the acclaimed Tytus Brzozowski, the mural – in the heart of the former Jewish district – pays tribute to the lost inhabitants, buildings and customs.
The street artist who is known for her incredible lace-style murals that have appeared across the world has now unveiled her mesmerising new piece of work in Warsaw’s Propaganda Gallery.
The location of the metal Unicorn statue by Japanese sculptor Tomohiro Inaba was originally planned to be temporary, but after becoming a major hit with tourists and photographers city officials have now decided to let residents decide on where it should be installed permanently.
The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.
Entitled “It All Begins With One Word. Choose your own”, the experimental structure will become a collection of words, submitted by hundreds of people from all over the world, with words in many languages.
After being approached for ideas to lend a new lease of life to the complex, artist Wojciech Rokosz decided on a bird theme to compliment the surrounding trees and reference the richness of the local birdlife.