VIDEO: Entitled “Young Poland” – The Polish Arts and Crafts Movement 1890-1918 , the book in English and produced by top Polish and British galleries, explores the works of Young Poland artists in the context of international arts and crafts movements, as opposed to ‘art nouveau’ with which they are commonly associated.
Awarded the ‘best in show’ prize by the International Guild of Realism, Anna Wypych’s work has also been selected for the latest cover of International Artist Magazine.
'Buckwheat,' a watercolour painting by Stanislaw Maslowski lost during World War Two, has been restored and handed over to the National Museum in Warsaw by Deputy PM and Culture Minister Piotr Glinski on Tuesday.
The thief who walked out of Poznań’s National Museum with the seven-million-euro masterpiece and the only Monet in Poland under his jacket, would remain at large for 10 years. With a new film inspired by the true life events of 20 years ago now out, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the bizarre case of what has been described as the art heist of the century.
The street artist who is known for her incredible lace-style murals that have appeared across the world has now unveiled her mesmerising new piece of work in Warsaw’s Propaganda Gallery.
The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.
After painstakingly piecing together the provenance of the Lamentation of Christ by the School of Lucas Cranach the Elder, officials said they are now certain that it was stolen from Poland in the wake of World War Two.
The exhibition also explores the artist’s life as a Jew in 20th-century Poland.
Zdzisław’s Beksiński’s paintings are known around the world owing to the unique style of the Polish artist. From April 25 people have been able 50 of his paintings thanks to an online gallery. The physical gallery is located in Nowohuckie Centrum Kulftury (NCK) in Kraków. The paintings were painted mainly in the 1980s, from what is known as the “fantastic period” of the artist’s life during which he created most famous works.
The man behind masterpieces such as the Racławice Panorama and The Crucifixion, Jan Styka, who studied under Poland’s ‘national painter’ Jan Matejko, was also a great orator, his patriotic speeches being printed in French in 1915 under the title ‘The Soul of Poland’.