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.
Despite having a string of award-winning films to his name, the director’s first love was painting and the new exhibition entitled the ‘Japanese Notebook’ presents a collection of his drawings depicting the interesting and unique mysteries he came across during his time in the land of the rising sun.
The new exhibition entitled ‘The World of the Polish Vasas’ is the crowning finale to the Castle’s Year of the Vasas, which celebrates 400 years since the first king of that dynasty put the finishing touches to the Royal Castle in the five-sided form in which it exists today.
Agnieszka Sieradzka of the museum’s art collection department said the works present life in the camp, punishments, deaths during escape attempts, marches of death and recollections and portraits of people the artist remembered.
The masterpiece 'The Girl in the Picture Frame' shows off all the artistic skills of the famed painter.
With art forgeries being surprisingly common art dealers and museums are increasingly turning to science to check whether a painting is authentic. The fake-busting spectrometer worth over 1mln PLN is the National Museum in Kraków’s latest weapon in the fight against art fraud.
Works by acclaimed Emerati painter Abdul Qader Al Rais can be viewed, as of June 30, at the Modern Art Department of the National Museum of Gdańsk (north Poland).
An emotional walk in a war cemetery flipped Urszula’s life around. She spurned a successful business career to try her hand at painting. Since then she’s become well known for her flamboyant paintings of famous people, earning praise from no less than one of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs, Richard Branson.
PKO Bank Polski has made its art collection public at Warsaw’s National Museum where visitors enter through a dazzling gold corridor as if they were entering the bank’s treasury. The main exhibit room is steel grey like a safety deposit box.
TFN’s Jacek Borowski looks back on the amazing life of aristocrat, art connoisseur, modernist painter and solider Józef Czapski.
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