A-list artists said they will organize a free music festival in the city with the highest percentage of voters, while the Ministry of Interior and Administration promised to donate 16 fire trucks to municipalities with the best results.
The project run by Warsaw’s fine art academy provides a unique insight into how people have coped with the pandemic.
Seeking to arouse feelings of respect while giving a clear message to future generations, the team behind it chose to meet the challenge by designing “monumental glass casts” in which “silhouettes of soldiers on a 1:1 scale would be placed in cuboids”.
The painting was held in the collections of the National Museum in Warsaw before the outbreak of the war. It will now be kept in strict quarantine for a week before undergoing conservation and taking its place in the gallery among other paintings by Malczewski.
A special online exhibition of artists’ reactions to changing realities during COVID-19 lockdown has begun.
Designed to demonstrate the flexibility of street art whilst highlighting its relevance to the times, and primed around the slogan Już jest pięknie (It’s already beautiful), the project has seen over 1,000 stickers, stencils and posters daubed in unexpected locations, simultaneously coinciding with both the easing of the lockdown and Desa Unicum’s first street art auction.
Using oil on canvas, Ewa Juszkiewicz replicates the rich colours and textures of original portraits, extending this to the features she has added covering the women’s faces.
Celebrating his birthday today, the artist is credited with illustrating over 200 books for kids and adults, with his wider portfolio also including experimental paintings and sculptures.
Nikifor Krynicki helped bring to the world the naïve painting style but spent much of his life in obscurity and poverty.
The theatre will also provide wedding guests and entertainment as part of a performance based on Wyspiański’s ‘The Wedding’.