Using the most recognizable works from the canon of Chełmoński, Gierymski and Kossak among others, Wojciech Januszczyk used 15 famous landscape paintings as the basis of his project before adding a plethora of billboards to these classics.
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.
Striking in their intricacy, the stamps depict the Polonia, Kościuszko and Pułaski, three ships once known as ‘the Princess’s jewels’. With two also serving in the war, the hero boats were once the pride of Poland.
Basking in the summer heat, the rooftops housing the Old Town of Toruń shine an envious eye on the glass-fronted entrance to the cool confines of the CSW Centre of Contemporary Art.
A new exhibition by acclaimed Polish contemporary artist Wilhelm Sasnal at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews aims to underscore the seen and unseen histories etched into the Polish landscape.
Titled ‘Such A Landscape’, the exhibition features around 60 works between 1999 and 2021, and represent his first major exhibition in Poland since 2007.
VIDEO: The film ‘Still Life in Łódź’ is described as “a deeply personal detective story rich with twists and turns. But, equally, the film is an ode to the lost generations of Jewish Łódź and a look at how fragile—and how incredibly necessary—our relationship with the past is for creating the future.
VIDEO: The animals, including a pair of ponies called Cheescake and Gingerbread, munch carrots dipped in vet-approved, non-toxic edible paint which they then use to produce the colourful artwork with their mouths and noses.
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.
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.