Found hidden in a shoebox by the soldier’s grandson, the majority of the 69 previously unseen photographs in the collection depict the life of the German occupiers in Lublin, showing amongst others their daily work, life in the barracks, integration events and walks through the city.
A banknote depicting Poland's late president, Lech Kaczynski, has won the Best New Commemorative Banknote award for 2021, the National Bank of Poland (NBP), the issuer of the note, has said.
Set in beautiful forest surroundings in Konstancin near Warsaw, the villa is home to the country’s most important private art collection and perhaps the largest collection of paintings in private hands worldwide by artists from the famous Paris School.
Simply titled the Postal Stamps Collection, Rodrigo Nardotto based his works on stamps previously authored by eminent artistic figures such as Helena Matuszewska, Waldemar Świerzy, Stefan Małecki and Stanisław Wyspiański.
With the obvious parallels of Nazi and Soviet looting of Polish culture and art in World War Two, leading Polish museums have now joined together to set up the Committee for Assistance to Museums of Ukraine. Almost 20 institutions from all over Poland have already joined the project.
The acquisitions from a private French seller of The Inn at Saint Michael's by Pieter Brueghel the Younger, and Still Life by Willem Claesz Heda are set to take the castle’s already impressive collection of Dutch paintings to a new level.
The National Museum in Warsaw has unveiled to the public for the first time a collection of works by renowned artist Marc Chagall.
Taking the Guinness crown last year for his zoo guidebook collection, Dr. Leszek Solski has now amassed a staggering 30,000 pieces of zoo-related keepsakes.
Featuring first editions alongside works from some of Poland’s most well-known illustrators, collector Wojceich Jama unveiled 180 pieces from his private collection at an exhibition in Kraków last week.
Losing her title in 2019, Anna Matracka from the village of Załuski near Warsaw regained her title after amassing a staggering 3,799 dog-related objects.