Entitled ‘Nikifor. Painter above Painters’, the exhibition at Warsaw's National Museum of Ethnography brings together 130 of the artist's works from the museum’s deposits as well as rarely displayed works from a private collection.
Measuring 60.7cm x 49cm and signed on the back by the artist, the oil on board ‘Portrait of Stanisław Witkiewicz’ by Jacek Malczewski was last seen in public in 1903 in Kraków.
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.
Dominika Koszowska, a graphic designer and part-time photographer scooped first place in the annual World’s Top Mobile Photographer 2020 Competition run by One Eyeland, for her collection of stunning pics.
Until now, it was known only that Franciszek Jaźwiecki who captured the broken faces of his fellow inmates through hundreds of harrowing portraits, had been employed in the death camp’s paint shop.
The oil on canvas measuring 79.5 cm by 56.2 cm and signed T. de Lempicka shows a scene from Lempicka’s New York apartment of a mystery woman in a white bonnet holding a book with its pages open.
Awarded the ‘best in show’ prize by the International Guild of Realism, Anna Wypych’s work has also been selected for the latest cover of International Artist Magazine.
The cult photo 'Afghan Girl,' taken by Steve McCurry, has sold for over PLN 283,000 (EUR 62,000). As such, it becomes the most expensive photograph sold at auction in Poland, according to DESA Unicum, a Polish auction house.
The images reveal just how the composer may have looked like in real life.