The beautiful works by 18th century artist Bernardo Bellotto include 22 views of Warsaw: Castle Square, Krasińskich Square, Żelazna Brama, Nowy Świat, Krakowskie Przedmieście, Miodowa and Długa.
The unique cloth paintings, composed of recycled materials from car factories, sewing workshops, upholstery warehouses and second hand clothes shops, include depictions of Vermeer’s ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’, Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, a self-portrait of Frida Kahlo, and Da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine’.
The joint Polish-Ukrainian exhibition entitled ‘Mummy, I don't want there to be a war’, shows drawings by today’s young Ukrainians and their experiences of Russia’s war alongside works by Polish children that were created in 1946.
Poland's Internal Security Agency (ABW) has detained a man for an alleged art scam in which he pocketed up to PLN 18 million (EUR 3.92 million) in commissions from people he had offered investment opportunities in artworks.
Released tomorrow (May 24), What the Ermine Saw: The Extraordinary Journey of Leonardo da Vinci’s Most Mysterious Portrait by Eden Collinsworth reveals the astonishing history behind one of Poland’s most beloved national treasures and a painting that many rank as better that even Da Vinci’s best-know work the Mona Lisa.
Comfortably surpassing its original valuation, the painting Portrait of a Lady (After Louis Leopold Boilly) by Ewa Juszkiewicz went under the hammer alongside works by such luminaries as Banksy, Jeff Koons, Christopher Wool and Gerhard Richter. The auction held by the New York branch of the globally renowned Christie’s has served to underline Juszkiewicz’s soaring stock.
On public view until the beginning of August, The Polish Rider is one of only two equestrian portraits to have been painted by the Dutch master and its fleeting return has been seen as a major coup by art fans in Poland.
TFN’s Blanka Konopka takes a look at the Brotherhood of artists behind the stunning collection who were inspired by medieval guilds and included leading names such as Tadeusz Pruszkowski, Antoni Michalak, Bolesław Cybis, Jan Zamoyski and Jan Gotard.
Painted by Mexican artist Roberto Marquez, the work was rediscovered last week bearing superficial damage. Inspired by Picasso’s work depicting the bombing of Guernica, the epic painting will now be relocated to a museum in Przemyśl.
Dating back to the 17th century, the polychromes were discovered during works at Wieliczka’s Żupny Castle and include a painting of the Vasa coat of arms.