Despite the economic downturn, sales of art have continued to exceed all expectations according to a report by Artinfo.pl.
'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 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.
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.
Famed for his urban landscapes, Tytus Brzozowski is now working on a project to paint 13 cities with a Polish connection.
Found close to the Schloss Cammerau estate in the Owl Mountains which once belonged to the von Keyserlingk family, the looted cache is thought to have contained priceless silver, jewellery, cold weapons, paintings, and china.
The BBC’s 41-year-old meteorologist from Gdańsk who is a fave of the British public for his programmes about Polish food and stunning artwork, has now sent Twitter wild with his lockdown hair.
Despite the continued lockdown in Poland due to the coronavirus, there is still an appetite for art, with turnover on the market increasing by 23 percent to reach an eye-watering 64.4 million PLN in the first three months of this year.
The pictures reveal the portrait artist’s skills at capturing the characteristics of his models.
Paintings and priceless documents, including items from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi German concentration camp, are being kept in Russian storage facilities, Monday's Rzeczpospolita daily reported.