“On one hand, my father was a passionate and dedicated artist with great self-discipline, with a vision which he needed to communicate to the world. On the other hand he was a very warm family person, who also cared about his friends. He was very generous to other artists, he wrote about them and tried to help their careers.” Considered one of Poland’s most psychedelic visual artists, on the 72nd anniversary of Jan Sawka’s birth TFN’s Jacek Borowski talks exclusively to the artist’s daughter Hanna Maria Sawka.
Living in India for five years, Stefan Norblin earned his way drawing portraits of local personalities. He was later taken on to paint the interiors of mansions and palaces before his talents were recognized by the Maharaja and he was commissioned to decorate the ruler’s palace with enormous murals.
Poland mourns the loss of Edward Dwurnik, one of the few artists to cross the Iron Curtain and win recognition in the West.
With his own unique and recognisable style Susid has carved himself a specific niche in the nation’s culture.
From the rise of Hitler to the collapse of the Berlin wall, Warsaw-born Topolski depicted nearly every single major event of the last century.
There’s more to John Ratajkowski than just his model daughter Emily