Maria Prymachenko’s dazzlingly colourful renderings of life in the Ukrainian countryside showcase a world that is gradually being destroyed by Russian bombs.
The National Museum in Warsaw has unveiled to the public for the first time a collection of works by renowned artist Marc Chagall.
Barbara Smolińska was chosen alongside acclaimed authors, Nobel Prize winners and a female Prime Minister for the lifelike dolls. Stunning in their detail, the ‘reborn sugar babies’ have won a raft of admirers, not least among women dealing with loss or trauma.
Situated a stone’s throw away from the Old Town, the compact 18th-century Old Granary building will host the best of the artist’s work from among the 1,100 pieces that the museum’s mother institution the National Museum in Kraków holds in its collections.
Using the most recognizable works from the canon of Chełmoński, Gierymski and Kossak among others, Wojciech Januszczyk used 15 famous landscape paintings as the basis of his project before adding a plethora of billboards to these classics.
Piotr Ostrowski, director of the Workshop of Museum of Stained Glass said: “In his wildest dreams, the artist hoped to show himself to a wider public, but starting out from Kraków, he didn’t have a chance, he was limited by the provincialism of the town and lack of support from Poland, which didn’t exist on the map. For us, this showing is an incredibly exciting moment.”
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.
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