Because the sand will soon be blown away by the wind it was chosen especially to present some of the worlds most endangered species.
Painted onto pillars beneath the Gdańsk Strzyża station, the mural is a tribute to all the women who fought for a free Poland during communism and acts as a reminder of their role in the historic events that began in Pomerania in August 1980, and then spilled across the whole country.
Two days after the discovery of the 1974 theft of ‘Woman Carrying Embers’ by Pieter Brueghel II from the National Museum of Gdańsk, a local customs officer who claimed to have information was kidnapped, taken to a cemetery, doused in petrol and set ablaze. The artwork has remained missing ever since, until now…
An emotional walk in a war cemetery flipped Urszula’s life around. She spurned a successful business career to try her hand at painting. Since then she’s become well known for her flamboyant paintings of famous people, earning praise from no less than one of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs, Richard Branson.
The third FestivALT festival featuring independent presentations of Jewish art will run from June 21 to 30 in the southern Polish city of Krakow. Shows, concerts, happenings and unconventional sights are all planned in the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz.
Close to 30,000 people visited the National Museum in Kraków, southern Poland, on Friday during this year’s Night of Museums. The longest queues lined up in front of main building of the museum to get a chance to see Leonard da Vinci's 'Lady with an Ermine'.
Artist uses the past and present to reimagine Warsaw’s 19th century charm.
The discovery by Piotr Koper at a palace in the village of Struga is one of the most valuable in the region as nowhere have so many 16th-century paintings survived intact.
Behind a series of heavily secured doors lies a dusty, 15-square-metre room holding over 1,300 devils. Most are carved from wood but others are sculpted from coal, cast from metal and even put together from old railway engine parts. The curious museum is not an anachronistic joke, though. It offers a fascinating and unique look at how the devil has been portrayed in Polish folk culture over the centuries.
TFN’s Jacek Borowski looks back on the amazing life of aristocrat, art connoisseur, modernist painter and solider Józef Czapski.