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.
Installed inside the Palace of Culture & Science in the 1950s, Alina Szapocznikow’s Przyjaźń (Friendship) sculptor was removed after the fall of communism and kept in the garden of the removal firm’s boss. Now worth nearly 1 million PLN, he’s selling it, but Palace officials want it back.
Kraków becomes the latest town to see the high-wire art of one Poland’s most original artists.
They were built to last for centuries but instead many statues soon found themselves on the artistic scrapheap owing to a change in politics.
Presenting supercars, pop stars and film figures – all made from shiny chunks of junk – the collection is extraordinary in its captivating allure and attention to detail.