Poland has successfully repatriated two Flemish paintings looted from a Polish collection by Nazi Germans during World War Two.
Arkadiusz Andrejkow pays homage to the people who once worked the land in a series of breath-taking paintings on the side of old farm buildings.
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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’.
Set in beautiful forest surroundings in Konstancin near Warsaw, the villa is home to the country’s most important private art collection and perhaps the largest collection of paintings in private hands worldwide by artists from the famous Paris School.
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.
Historical paintings commissioned for the Polish Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair will come back to Poland after 83 years.
Unveiled on Friday, the priceless painting disappeared in 1990 after being stolen in a daring castle robbery. Surfacing in Germany late last year, ‘Trzy Marie I grobu’ has now been returned to its spiritual home.
The National Museum in Warsaw has unveiled to the public for the first time a collection of works by renowned artist Marc Chagall.