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.
In this episode of The Debrief, we’re down in Łódź taking a look at a new exhibiton by contemporary artist Agnieszka Kurant.
VIDEO: Michał Matczak, who is better known by his stage name Mata, has already racked up over 200 million YouTube views in his short career with his hit single ‘Kiss Cam (Podryw Roku)’ having amassed over 16 million views in the last two weeks.
The work of Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz, the idea to put the bronze statue outside the Capuchin Monastery in the city’s Old Town, was reportedly hatched three years ago in recognition of the Order’s assistance to the homeless and people in need.
Depicting a scene from the legend of Krystyna – written by the chronicler Jan Długosz in the 15th century – the 35cm x 47cm oil painting shows Bishop Stanisław castigating Bolesław for adultery whilst the monarch, resplendent in his armour and finery, glares from behind a billowing curtain.
Entitled Echa Wielkiej Płyty (The Echoes of the Plattenbau), the tracks dating from 1982-1987 are a collection of synth-infused sounds typical of the Polish electronic music scene of the late Soviet era.
Titled “The Art of Banksy. Without Limits”, the exhibition inside the post-industrial confines of the former Koneser vodka factory manages to capture the world according to Banksy in enthralling fashion.
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.
Of the 900,000 tattoos done every year in Poland, 70 percent of those going under the needle are women. TFN finds out more…
Entitled “Wall of Culture”, the murals in Warsaw and Prague mark 40 years since the establishment of Solidarity, which played such a key role in the changes in the region at the end of 1980s.