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.
The 6 m wide by 3.5 m high painting in the city’s Rue de Montmorency, shows street artist Pascal Boyart’s "Pensées du bouffon rouge" (Thoughts of the red jester) which he calls a “reprise” of Matejko’s famous Stańczyk painting “with a few additions from our time”.
Famed for his urban landscapes, Tytus Brzozowski is now working on a project to paint 13 cities with a Polish connection.
Małgorzata Chodakowska from Łódż spends around 6 months to bring each sculpture to life with her amazing water technique.
An artist whose work went viral last year after he transferred the urban concept of street art to the Polish countryside is back in the news after revealing the fruits of his latest endeavour at the historic Modlin Fortress.
Zdzisław’s Beksiński’s paintings are known around the world owing to the unique style of the Polish artist. From April 25 people have been able 50 of his paintings thanks to an online gallery. The physical gallery is located in Nowohuckie Centrum Kulftury (NCK) in Kraków. The paintings were painted mainly in the 1980s, from what is known as the “fantastic period” of the artist’s life during which he created most famous works.
A well-known Gdańsk-born artist has seen his popularity surge further after modifying classic works of art to feature Polish police officers enforcing lockdown laws and writing out fines.