The Empty Frames campaign that aims to remind people about Polish works of art and culture stolen during World War II by both the German and Soviet occupiers, will see, among other things, special plaques providing information about Polish war losses in culture placed in 12 cities across Poland.
There is no statute of limitations on the crime of looting a country's cultural heritage, Piotr Glinski, the Polish culture minister, has said.
Plundered by Germans at the end of WWII, the painting by Art Nouveau artist Edward Okuń is said to be worth over a million PLN.
An oil painting lost during World War Two and restored nearly 80 years later, owing to a huge collective effort by the museum's staff and the Polish Culture Ministry, has returned to the National Museum in Wrocław, western Poland.
The Polish foreign minister has demanded the closure of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline during his first meeting with the new German foreign minister.
Leon Wyczółkowski's pastel, titled "Rural girl in a yellow scarf" from 1900, was recovered after being spotted at an online auction by staff at Poland’s culture ministry.
The works in question were sketched by Polish artist Adolf Kozarski who died in 1911 aged 75 and are two of a set of 21 works by Kozarski bought by the National Museum in Warsaw in 1925.
Before the war, 'Under the Birches' by Finnish painter Albert Edelfelt had hung on the wall of an old aristocratic residence in the central village of Spała.
Unveiled on Tuesday in the Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art in the Kraków’s Cloth Hall, Maksymilian Gierymski's 1872 landscape Winter in a Small Town is considered one of the most important pieces of Polish art.
The two 15th century pieces, ‘Dolorosa’ (Lady of Sorrows) and ‘Ecce Homo’ (Behold the Man) by the Flemish painter Dieric Bouts, were discovered at the Pontevedra Museum in Spanish Galicia.