In this episode, a tale of how back in the 1960s an intrepid team of Polish architects helped rebuild Skopje – the capital of what is now North Macedonia – after a devastating earthquake.
Involving some of the biggest names in Polish art, an online auction organized by Café Bergson in Oświęcim is underway to raise funds to finance language courses for Ukrainian refugees.
Simply titled the Postal Stamps Collection, Rodrigo Nardotto based his works on stamps previously authored by eminent artistic figures such as Helena Matuszewska, Waldemar Świerzy, Stefan Małecki and Stanisław Wyspiański.
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.
The re-release of Andrzej Żuławski’s psychological horror Possession for its 40th anniversary has again cast the spotlight on artist Barbara ‘Basha’ Baranowska.
Bought for a few złotys 28 years ago from a market near Lublin, when the current owner discovered the true value of the small oil on canvass he was so astonished he crashed his car into a ditch.
The striking portrait by Warsaw artist Urszula Kamińska will go on display at the airport’s VIP ‘Polonez’ business lounge after airport official’s spotted her work on a fridge and decided to commission the piece.
The map consisting of 14 Polish composers and over 500 in total from throughout history was compiled by music teacher Sakira Ventura after she realised how little she had been taught about women composers.
Striking in their intricacy, the stamps depict the Polonia, Kościuszko and Pułaski, three ships once known as ‘the Princess’s jewels’. With two also serving in the war, the hero boats were once the pride of Poland.
Starting in 2015, Ireneusz Rolewski’s stunning end result is a painting that is 13 cm higher than Matejko's original, giving it massive dimensions of 440 cm high by 987 cm wide.