VIDEO: Entitled “Young Poland” – The Polish Arts and Crafts Movement 1890-1918 , the book in English and produced by top Polish and British galleries, explores the works of Young Poland artists in the context of international arts and crafts movements, as opposed to ‘art nouveau’ with which they are commonly associated.
Influenced by the lifestyle contrasts that the fall of communism brought, the art of Andrzej Urbanski has thrilled critics.
Authored by the acclaimed Tytus Brzozowski, the mural – in the heart of the former Jewish district – pays tribute to the lost inhabitants, buildings and customs.
Of the 900,000 tattoos done every year in Poland, 70 percent of those going under the needle are women. TFN finds out more…
More than just an artistic work, the wall could have a long-term positive impact on the environment and local people’s health.
The Polen Museum, as it is known locally, was founded in 1870 by Polish Count Władysław Broël-Plater with the original goal being to create a place to showcase Polish culture and history.
The thief who walked out of Poznań’s National Museum with the seven-million-euro masterpiece and the only Monet in Poland under his jacket, would remain at large for 10 years. With a new film inspired by the true life events of 20 years ago now out, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the bizarre case of what has been described as the art heist of the century.
The watercolour painting ‘Montmartre Cemetery in Paris’ by Julian Fałat from 1893, one of over 63,000 WWII artworks listed as missing, was found hiding in plain sight in the collection of the gallery’s sister institution, the National Museum in Warsaw.
GALLERY: With autumn fast-approaching, TFN takes a look at some classic Polish paintings which capture the full majesty of the ‘golden season’.
VIDEO: The collection, which includes 100 paintings by Polish masters such as Jacek Malczewski, and Jerzy and Wojciech Kossak, was discovered after the woman, who hasn’t been named, passed away in 2011.