Currently housed inside St Andrews Museum, Scotland, and taking approximately seven weeks to complete, the painting depicts a Polish paratrooper who has just landed at Arnhem; from his bag, personal keepsakes have spilled onto the pebbled ground. The artist said: “I wanted the painting to show what the soldier was fighting for: his family; his homeland.”
Marketed as “the world’s first fully automatic interior design tool”, Lofty have launched at a time when home improvements have enjoyed a pandemic era surge in popularity.
The historic drawings at the former Lajkonik café on Warsaw’s Plac Trzech Krzyży depict various caricatures of famous people, amusing situations and frivolous visual commentaries on social events in Poland and the world at the time.
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.
The oil on canvas measuring 79.5 cm by 56.2 cm and signed T. de Lempicka shows a scene from Lempicka’s New York apartment of a mystery woman in a white bonnet holding a book with its pages open.
The painting entitled “Jędruś” by Zygmunt Waliszewski was to be auctioned by the Warsaw art dealer after being stolen in 2002.
'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 watercolour painting ‘Montmartre Cemetery in Paris’ by Julian Fałat from 1893, one of over 63,000 WWII artworks listed as missing, was found hiding in plain sight in the collection of the gallery’s sister institution, the National Museum in Warsaw.
The submitted works, inspired by similar initiatives that take place during the COVID-19 lockdown, were assessed by a specially selected competition commission comprised of the organizers as well as a panel of independent judges.