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.
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.