Even though they have been present in Polish lands for over 630 years, many people in Poland have never heard of them.
Though it is hardly rare to hear of construction workers unearthing archaeological treasures in Warsaw, the discovery of pre-war paving and post-war tramlines in the city centre has caused more headlines than most.
The Wola branch of the Museum of Warsaw has put on a show which highlights the life and times of one of the capital’s most well-known – yet most-forgotten – writers and artists, Miron Białoszewski.
Rich in detail and visually arresting, Tytus Brzozowski’s 375sq/m mural covering a WHOLE BUILDING was painted almost entirely with anti-smog paints and purposefully created to neutralize nitrogen oxides and other pollutants. As with his previous large format projects, the mural is a dreamlike tribute to the surrounding area, with several iconic buildings presented from the past and the present.
Named Nine’s in honour of the number that Lewandowski has worn ever since starting his career at Znicz Pruszkow, the project has been built to cover a staggering 1,300 sq/m spread across four-floors of a historic 19th century malthouse.
A painting by one of Poland’s greatest modern painters has been discovered in the basement of a cultural institution where it had been lying for decades.
Comprised of 240 transparent plastic tubes, each 104-metres long and approximately 3.5 centimetres in diameter, the work - titled ‘Stability In Volatility’ by artist Danuta Karsten - has reinvigorated interest in one of the capital’s most curious buildings and launched it back into the spotlight after years of neglect.
The virtual tour takes in eight trams, spanning some 70 years of design.
Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki and Warsaw Mayor Rafał Trzaskowski laid flowers on Saturday at the 'Fallen Undefeated' monument in Warsaw's Wola district to mark the 76th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, World War II's biggest armed insurgency against German occupation.
A Dutch term that can be translated as ‘living street’, a woonerf is an urban area designed to slow traffic and allow pedestrians greater space within a city, usually incorporating outdoor seating.