Initially intended to showcase 60 of the artist’s paintings, Poland’s first ever monographic exhibition of her work entitled “Tamara de Lempicka. A Woman on a Journey”, has taken on a new relevancy in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
In this episode of The Debrief, we take a look at the work of Bogdan Dziworski, a Polish photographer and cinematographer who has just turned 80.
The third woman in the world and first European to reach the peak of Mount Everest, the exhibition entitled ‘Passion, hardship and a love for the mountains – Wanda Rutkiewicz on unknown photographs’ presents previously unpublished photos held in the Polish Press Agency’s archives.
In this episode of The Debrief, a look at the watery world of Poland’s capital. Host John Beauchamp speaks to Konrad Schiller from the Warsaw Museum about a new exhibition which highlights the city’s hidden waterways.
How Poland celebrated Christmas in the 1960s and 1970s is the subject of a fascinating new exhibition organised by the Polish Press Agency (PAP).
Organised by the Polish Press Agency (PAP), the first showing of the photos from the collection of Warsaw photographer Marian Leśniewski, took place in October 2021 during the 590 Congress in Warsaw.
VIDEO: Entitled ‘Poland from the Sky’, the English-Polish photobook by award-winning snappers Maciej Margas and Aleksandra Łogusz, features 150 unique bird’s-eye-view of parks, mountain ranges, picturesque lakes and hidden castles as well as towns and cities the entire length and breadth of the country.
Situated a stone’s throw away from the Old Town, the compact 18th-century Old Granary building will host the best of the artist’s work from among the 1,100 pieces that the museum’s mother institution the National Museum in Kraków holds in its collections.
Once seen as evidence of the collective ambitions of the Communist system, today they stand as haunting, empty shells – an eerie reminder of a political order that would ultimately come crashing like a house of cards.
Using over 1.2 tonnes of gingerbread dough, 120kg of honey, 28kg of ground spices, 32kg of icing sugar and 312 eggs, the model town features 300 intricately and colourfully decorated houses, two moving chocolate trains, a Christmas tree decorated with coloured icing as well as Santa Claus and other characters.