Titled ‘Re-enchanting the World’, the project by Małgorzata Mirga-Tas sees her become the first Romani artist to ever represent Poland at the prestigious event.
Captured through the lenses of 80 Polish and Czech photographers, the collection entitled ‘Karkonosze. Photography 1945-2021’ was the culmination of two years of research and collaboration with local and national institutions in the Jelenia Góra region, Wrocław and Czechia.
The National Museum in Warsaw has unveiled to the public for the first time a collection of works by renowned artist Marc Chagall.
The UNESCO recognised tradition of making stunningly intricate and colourful models of nativity scenes set within the Kraków cityscape dates back to the 19th century when the idea was initiated one winter among local unemployed bricklayers and carpenters.
In this episode of The Debrief, we are in the newly opened Sybir Memorial Museum in the city of Białystok, which aims to highlight centuries of Russian and Soviet deportations to Siberia.
The display, which includes a 75-metre-long tunnel of light, is designed to emphasise the history and beauty of the royal palace and gardens.
Opening to coincide with the anniversary of Stalin’s invasion of Poland on 17 September, 1939, the Sybir Memorial Museum is the largest and most important institution dealing with deportations to Russia and later the Soviet Union.
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 haul of 383 ID cards and three insurgent passes is more than twice as many as the entire collection that the museum has built up over several decades, with museum sources saying the batch may be worth as much as one million złotys. But the identity of the donor remains a mystery.
Unveiled on Tuesday in the Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art in the Kraków’s Cloth Hall, Maksymilian Gierymski's 1872 landscape Winter in a Small Town is considered one of the most important pieces of Polish art.