Created in 1946 as part of a post-war nationwide school project, the pencil and crayon images obtained by TFN show the full, terrible experience of war from the perspective of children.
Grzegorz Bardowski from Uniejowic is bidding for the Strauss Farmers Cup with a giant 4.7 hectare ‘field painting’ created using the latest farm tech.
The seven-year-old from Poland, who’s egg will be part of the furniture and home appliance’s SAGOSKATT range, beat off competition from over 60,000 entrants who submitted drawings of their dream toy.
To deal with the trauma he had endured, Thomas Geve recorded his memories by putting them on paper. Now for the first time, more than 80 of his sketches are presented alongside his narrative of events in The Boy Who Drew Auschwitz, written with journalist Charlie Inglefield.
The historic drawings at the former Lajkonik café on Warsaw’s Plac Trzech Krzyży depict various caricatures of famous people, amusing situations and frivolous visual commentaries on social events in Poland and the world at the time.
An artist whose work went viral last year after he transferred the urban concept of street art to the Polish countryside is back in the news after revealing the fruits of his latest endeavour at the historic Modlin Fortress.
A hand-written note which appeared outside a block of Warsaw flats read: “Dear Senior Neighbours! If you prefer not to leave the house in connection with the coronavirus, knock at number 77. We will gladly go shopping for you or go to the pharmacy.”
The pictures reveal the portrait artist’s skills at capturing the characteristics of his models.
The beautiful cards depict what today we would consider fairly traditional seasonal scenes. But within the context of their times, depicting religious themes and symbols was revolutionary.
Despite having a string of award-winning films to his name, the director’s first love was painting and the new exhibition entitled the ‘Japanese Notebook’ presents a collection of his drawings depicting the interesting and unique mysteries he came across during his time in the land of the rising sun.