Just a short train ride from Warsaw are two contrasting cities that lie only a stone’s throw apart.
Resembling a golden crown and based at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, the contents of the time capsule contain public visions of how the world will look in 100 years’ time when it will be opened by future generations.
Ukrainian art, literature, music and fashion will be on show during the Art Picnic event starting on Monday at the cultural institute in Krakow, southern Poland.
The street artist who is known for her incredible lace-style murals that have appeared across the world has now unveiled her mesmerising new piece of work in Warsaw’s Propaganda Gallery.
Just a few centimetres long with a visible snout and ears, the figurines were discovered at the settlement from around 3,500 years ago encircled by a monumental stone wall – which captured researchers’ interests because it is the oldest of its kind in this part of Europe.
The location of the metal Unicorn statue by Japanese sculptor Tomohiro Inaba was originally planned to be temporary, but after becoming a major hit with tourists and photographers city officials have now decided to let residents decide on where it should be installed permanently.
The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.
Combining functionality with culture, some of the designs feature a fragment from the painting “The Last Judgement” by Flemish painter Hans Memling that was painted between 1467 and 1473.
The gallery under the hashtag #poznajdziełaodzyskane invites social media users to see and learn about how Poland managed to regain formerly lost works of art.
After painstakingly piecing together the provenance of the Lamentation of Christ by the School of Lucas Cranach the Elder, officials said they are now certain that it was stolen from Poland in the wake of World War Two.