All of Alicja Kozłowska’s works are made of embroidered textiles and look as if they had just been pulled off a shelf at the supermarket.
To see Polish sculptor Jerzy Kędziora’s work, your best bet is to look up: the figures float above the ground, frozen in jumps, summersaults and other acrobatic feats.
Known simply as Tewu, the sculptor has thrilled art lovers by leaving a string of unconventional installations strewn across the Tri-City.
When Samuel Willenberg was 70 years old, he enrolled on a sculpture course and turned his experiences into art by creating 15 sculptures that show traumatic events that he either witnessed or was directly involved in at the German extermination camp.
The sculpture changes colour and shape according to the behaviour of its audience and the even the traffic around it.
Caminando, an installation by renowned Polish sculptress Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930-2017), has been auctioned off for over PLN 8 million (EUR 1,900,000), a record for the Polish art market, the Onet portal informed on Tuesday.
Produced by David Preuss in 1599, the triptych was made from lime wood and included figures of Christ, Mary Magdalene, St. John the Evangelist and Saints Peter and Paul.
Because the sand will soon be blown away by the wind it was chosen especially to present some of the worlds most endangered species.
An exhibition "Into the Space of Magdalena Abakanowicz. Textile and Sculpture" will open at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga on Thursday.
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.