In popular culture, the award-winning artist from Zabrze is known for his work with the band The Grateful Dead. Now, two new exhibitions in NYC and California, and curated by his daughter Hanna Maria Sawka, will focus on his interest in memory and place, and the “theme of California/America as a land of problematic promise”.
The Tate Modern is bringing together Abakanowicz’s Abakans, which are rarely exhibited together, along with other works by the artist, including some of her early textile pieces and rarely-seen drawings.
An exhibition honouring Jan Karski, a Polish Home Army (AK) soldier and a courier for the wartime Polish Underground State during WWII, who informed the Allies about the Holocaust, opened in Rome on Tuesday.
Measuring 2.73 metres in height, 3.7 metres in length and 142 centimetres in width, the blockbusting marvel weighs 250kg and took over 400,000 Lego bricks and 500 hours to build.
An exhibition titled Impressionism Unknown: Manet, Pisarro and Their Contemporaries, presenting prints from the collections of Oxford's Ashmolean Museum and the National Museum in Krakow, opened on Thursday at a cultural centre in Poland's western city of Poznan.
The newly renovated Villa Koliba (meaning shepherd’s hut in the Tatra Gorals dialect) is the first building constructed in the design conceived by artist Stanisław Witkiewicz as a Polish national architectural style.
Assistant Director of the French Louvre-Lens Museum, and joint curator on the museum's current exhibition on Polish painting from 1840-1914, Luc Piralla-Heng Vonga on Friday received the Decoration of Honour Meritorious for Polish Culture in the French town of Lens.
Just why Piekarski wanted the king dead was never found out but for his actions the would-be assassin suffered horrific consequences.
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.
The Jewish Museum of Switzerland in Basel opened an exhibition on Friday documenting the work of Polish diplomats in saving Jews during World War II. The group, under Ambassador Alexander Ładoś, rescued between 8,000-10,000 Jews from the Holocaust.