An insurgent who escaped a Tsarist prison, was punished with forced labour, went on to illustrate the epic poem Pan Tadeusz and become a key figure in Polish visual art died 125 years ago today.
An exhibition filled with photographs of tattooed flesh kicked off today at Warsaw’s prestigious Zachęta National Gallery of Art.
Located in the picturesque town of Susch, nestled between the mountains and Inn river, Grazyna Kulczyk’s museum will house a collection of modern art from Poland and across Central and Eastern Europe.
One of four nominees for the 2008 Turner Prize, Macuga’s work is embedded in the modern cultural phenomenon of the artist as not only a creator, but also a researcher, archivist, detective, critic and curator.
Anybody visiting Gdańsk between July 28 and August 19 will have the chance to sample the delights of St. Dominic’s Fair.
While some of the pieces draw on ancient forms and techniques, their themes – ranging from the legacy of colonialism to economic exploitation of workers – feel fresh and contemporary.
Painter and creator of comic strip and press illustrations, Maciejowski’s art is best defined as ‘narrative realism’.
The Polish contemporary shirks the political.
The one of the most important cultural events in Central and Eastern Europe - music, dancing, film, theatre.
One of the new generation of Polish artists, Sasnal has become the internationally acclaimed ‘golden boy’ of the contemporary Polish art scene.