The Museum of Warsaw is taking a look at the rebuilding of the Polish capital after World War II. After the city was decimated by the German occupiers, all that was left was rubble and a population of under 20,000, down from 1.3 million before the war.
The sketch in oil was painted by Jan Matejko in around 1874 as a preliminary study for his iconic work Prussian Homage and offers a fascinating insight into the artist's creative process.
An exhibition devoted to the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Rising, in which Warsaw's Jewish population rose up against the Nazis, opened on Friday in the government-run Centro Sefarad Israel institute.
An exhibition which highlights the history of the Gdańsk shipyard from its early days in the 19th century is on at the European Solidarity Centre.
According to Kraków’s MOCAK art museum which is running the exhibition: “The notebooks are both a document of Poland's recent history and an apotheosis of everyday life. They constitute a kind of minimalist literature.”
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The beautiful works by 18th century artist Bernardo Bellotto include 22 views of Warsaw: Castle Square, Krasińskich Square, Żelazna Brama, Nowy Świat, Krakowskie Przedmieście, Miodowa and Długa.
Rather than focusing on soldiers and their equipment, the 90-plus photos by award-winning photographer Justyna Mielnikiewicz show mainly civilians: women, children, refugees, volunteers.
A new exhibition on Witkacy at the National Museum in Warsaw provides a new perspective on the artist and his work.
The joint Polish-Ukrainian exhibition entitled ‘Mummy, I don't want there to be a war’, shows drawings by today’s young Ukrainians and their experiences of Russia’s war alongside works by Polish children that were created in 1946.