The sought-after biennial prize, now in its third edition, is awarded by the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) based in Berlin, to exceptional individuals who are leading voices in the contemporary Roma cultural movement.
Currently on display inside Lamborghini’s Warsaw showroom, the stunning sculpture will eventually be shipped to Italy where it will join other works in the brand’s museum in Saint' Agata Bolognese.
Alternatively known as Kizette II, Kizette in Pink and Filette en rose, the portrait was put up for sale by the music mogul Jerry Moss with a recommended guide price of between USD 7 million and USD 10 million.
Many items of art disappeared after World War Two especially during the communist and post-communist periods, during which many items from Polish collections fell prey to thieves or were commissioned to be stolen.
The Louis Vuitton fashion brand said: “Ewa Juszkiewicz transforms her striking surrealist 2021 oil painting, Ginger Locks, reminiscent of a 19th century portrait, into an inspiring Artycapucines bag.
VIDEO: Debuting at the Paris Fashion Show, the designs inspired by the pioneer of textile art Magdalena Abakanowicz were met with high acclaim as they were shown off alongside two of her Abakans from the collection of the Central Textile Museum in Łódź.
Justyna Kisielewicz is a Polish artist who is taking the world by storm through her novel ways of social critique.
The mosaic which was discovered last year depicts the stigmatization of St Francis, when, lost in prayer on mount La Verna, the Saint had a vision of a crucified seraph, which resulted in him receiving the stigmata.
Using scrap metal, old window frames, wiring and other castoff materials, the extraordinarily intricate models are defined by their craftsmanship, precision and detail.
Lacking the brooding darkness of many of the world’s street artists, Kawu’s work is defined by its jolly sense of innocence. Often utilising the surrounding environment, the artist looks to directly interact with nearby physical elements whilst visually transforming otherwise dull corners of the city.
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