The museum from Wrocław-based architects Heinle, Wischer und Partner Architekcia will also be a research centre on the poetic and theatrical work of the ‘most outstanding’ Polish artist of the early 20th century.
As an artist, Józef Mehoffer was one of the main representatives of the Young Poland (Młoda Polska) modernist period around the start of the 20th Century, leading up to the restoration of Polish independence in 1918. His work spanned painting, book illustration, furniture design and stained-glass windows.
Such was Wyspiański’s importance to Polish culture that he is frequently compared to that of Ireland’s W. B. Yeats, America’s Eugene O'Neill and Belgium’s Maurice Maeterlinck.
The auction titled Sisterhood: Feminism and the Art of Women raised a total of over 3 million PLN.
Playwright, painter and poet, Stanisław Wyspiański (1869-1907) was a 19th Century Polish cultural giant.