Using 158,000 pieces of the coloured building bricks, 21 ‘LEGO Ambassadors’ from across Poland spent over 400 hours painstakingly recreating the masterpieces on a 1:1 scale which include Jan Matejko’s iconic Stańczyk.
Starting in 2015, Ireneusz Rolewski’s stunning end result is a painting that is 13 cm higher than Matejko's original, giving it massive dimensions of 440 cm high by 987 cm wide.
Relatively unknown in her home country during her short lifetime, 19th century painter Anna Bilińska was a pioneer for female artists who followed, defying conventions, overcoming personal adversity and succeeding in attracting critical acclaim abroad.
Depicting a scene from the legend of Krystyna – written by the chronicler Jan Długosz in the 15th century – the 35cm x 47cm oil painting shows Bishop Stanisław castigating Bolesław for adultery whilst the monarch, resplendent in his armour and finery, glares from behind a billowing curtain.
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.