Wanessa Bąkowska, 12, had written a letter to the Queen and included one of her artworks entitled ‘Earth’. The Queen’s Lady-in-Waiting replied on her Majesty’s behalf saying the Queen was deeply ‘touched’.
The art pieces include an amber craftsman’s house, the first art piece in the world manufactured in a 1:6 scale with figures and elements of the interior entirely 3D printed.
To draw attention to their beauty and promote them as worthwhile tourist attractions, Sabina Strzelecka set out to discover all of the country’s 17 lighthouses after being inspired during a beachside evening where she caught a glimpse of a distant flashing light.
Unveiled on Tuesday in the Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art in the Kraków’s Cloth Hall, Maksymilian Gierymski's 1872 landscape Winter in a Small Town is considered one of the most important pieces of Polish art.
Rajkowska told TFN that the interactive egg named The Song Thrush Hatchling vibrates “thanks to sound exciter transducers and emit a wide spectrum of sounds from a real-life hatching chick recorded with a contact microphone: the heartbeat, chirps and the pecking of the shell by the chick."
The plafond’s entry into the registry signals a remarkable turnaround in its fortunes. Despite its importance to Polish art and culture, the artist’s first ever large-format work depicting seven celestial nudes floating amid clouds and cherubs was only recently ‘rescued’ after an autumn auction was held to fund urgent maintenance work.
The artist’s epic 'Astronomer Copernicus, or Conversations with God,' is to go on display from May 21, along with a 1543 copy of Copernicus's 'De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,' (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres).
Currently housed inside St Andrews Museum, Scotland, and taking approximately seven weeks to complete, the painting depicts a Polish paratrooper who has just landed at Arnhem; from his bag, personal keepsakes have spilled onto the pebbled ground. The artist said: “I wanted the painting to show what the soldier was fighting for: his family; his homeland.”
Wojtek Wawszczyk’s award-winning graphic novel, Mr. Lightbulb, has become the first Polish-language comic book to be snapped up by the legendary Fantagraphics Books publishing hose.
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.