The aerial adventures of 19th-century bird-man Jan Wnęk drew large crowds but did he or didn’t he actually manage to glide long distances?
On the 75th anniversary of his birth, TFN takes a look at the work of Igor Mitoraj and his fondness for pieces of human anatomy which possessed a striking modernity far removed from the mythology and legends of ancient Greece and Rome he reflected in his work.
Kraków becomes the latest town to see the high-wire art of one Poland’s most original artists.
The works by August Zamoyski, which have never been exhibited in public before, cover his sculpting career from very early carvings in Poland through to those completed just before his death in the south of France.
Oskar Krajewski’s Recycled Futures project features a dystopian, futuristic sculpture made up of over 25,000 discarded objects, such as watches and computer parts.
As talented as he was eccentric Stanisław Szukalski comes under the spotlight of a searching new documentary exploring his colourful life.
She launched a highly successful career in communist Poland, eventually gaining an international reputation for her evocative textile sculptures of the human figure.
For Magdalena Abakanowicz, the Polish sculptor known for vast, hanging sculptures made of organic matter, the inspiration for her life’s work lay in her childhood. As a child playing alone in the forests near her home, Abakanowicz would collect natural debris and interconnect the things she found into crude objects, which were then carefully stowed away at home.