Art news from ‘Poland’

EASTWARDS PROSPECTUS: I DON’T UNDERSTAND

EASTWARDS PROSPECTUS in partnership with Polish Institute Bucharest  have the pleasure to invite you to an event dedicated to video art, in the presence of the contemporary artist Karolina Breguła (PL): I DON’T UNDERSTAND Attitude towards video art Screening evening ("The Offence") & Artist Talk Friday, November 28, 7 p.m., 50 Plantelor Street, Bucharest PRESS [...]

MOCAK, Krakow: MIKOŁAJ SMOCZYŃSKI – Object, Space, Photography

MIKOŁAJ SMOCZYŃSKI Object, Space, Photography 18.10.2014 – 11.01.2015 The first in the series of exhibitions presenting the work of Mikołaj Smoczyński at MOCAK – based wholly on the artist’s works and the archive collection that the Museum received in 2011 as a gift from the artist’s heirs. What links the presented exhibits are Smoczyński’s site-specific [...]

MOCAK, Krakow: JULIAN OPIE – Sculptures, Paintings, Films

JULIAN OPIE Sculptures, Paintings, Films Julian Opie, "Julian." 2012 18.10.2014 – 25.01.2015 Opening date: 17.10.2014 at 6 pm  Curator: Delfina Jałowik In this exhibition by one of the most renowned contemporary British artists, MOCAK will be presenting new works, the majority of which have been prepared especially for the exhibition in Krakow. The overall theme [...]

lokal_30, Warsaw: Zuzanna Janin | Siedmiu ojcow / Seven Fathers

We are very happy to invite you for the opening of the exhibition: ZUZANNA JANIN Seven Fathers The opening within frames of Warsaw Gallery Weekend 2014 Friday 26.09, 5-9 pm Saturday-Sunday 27-28.09, noon-7 pm breakfast with the artist: 27.09. noon-2 pm exhibition open until: 15.11.2014 The focal point of the first solo show od Zuzanna [...]

Warsaw Gallery Weekend 2014

Warsaw Gallery Weekend 2014: a three-day celebration of contemporary art, more than 20 openings at Warsaw’s best galleries, many collateral events held by major Polish art institutions, concerts, performances, and discussions. Join this exceptional event and feel the spirit of Warsaw’s up-and-coming art scene.  Galleries will be open: Friday: 5 pm – 9pm Saturday and [...]

Propaganda Gallery, Warsaw: Skin

The solo exhibition of Gudrun Kampl titled Skin is a story about the world that has two sides: soft and pleasant on the outside, bloody and dirty from the inside. Most of the works are made of smooth velvet ― artist’s favourite material and relate to the issues of oppression, war, self defeat and petty-bourgeois [...]

Raster Gallery: SELFIE

ANETA GRZESZYKOWSKA SELFIE Grzeszykowka's newest series of photos lies between photography and sculpture. At its heart is the analysis of the process of self-creation – one of the most fundamental themes of art and also a basic premise for the condition of the post-medial society of today. The artist makes a radical turn in the [...]

MOCAK, Krakow: I Am a Drop in the Ocean: Art of the Ukrainian Revolution

I Am a Drop in the Ocean: Art of the Ukrainian Revolution 01.08.2014 – 19.10.2014 On 21 November 2013, the protests began on the Maidan, Independence Square, in Kiev. They were the response to Victor Yanukovych failing to sign a Ukrainian association agreement with the European Union. The intransigence of the ruling party and the [...]

Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok: Around Bauhaus

Around Bauhaus From 11 July 2014 to 21 August 2014 Opening: 18:00 Curator: Michal Jachula Place: Arsenal Gallery, ul. A. Mickiewicza 2, Bialystok Artists: Alicja Bielawska, Rafał Bujnowski, Tomasz Ciecierski, Paweł Susid, Monika Zawadzki The aim of the exhibition comprising artworks and utilitarian objects is to shed light on the idea of Bauhaus. Founded by [...]

Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw: TYPOPOLO

TYPOPOLO 29.04 – 20.07.2014 "TypoPolo” is a notion which describes an aesthetic phenomenon, namely, the amateur designs of advertisements, signboards or informative inscriptions made for small businesses and crafts, which came into being in the Polish public sphere of the 1990s. The style constitutes a visual reflection of economic and political transformations in Poland and [...]

MOCAK, Krakow: POPES

Popes 27.06.2014 – 14.09.2014 Rafał Bujnowski, //The Pope//, 2002, oil / canvas, The MOCAK CollectionZofia Rydet, //Presence//, 1982-1984, photograph, Zofia Rydet FoundationRafał Bujnowski, //Last saved//,  2004-2005, object, The MOCAK CollectionVolker Hildebrandt, //Popes//, 2008, photograph, The MOCAK CollectionIgor Omulecji, //JPII//, 2010-2013, photograph, Artist propertyIgor Omulecji, //JPII//, 2010-2013, photograph, Artist propertyIgor Omulecji, JPII, 2010-2013, photograph, Artist property [...]

COCA in Torun: The Silence of Marcel Duchamp is Overrated

The Silence of Marcel Duchamp is Overrated artists: Justyna Scheuring, Łukasz Surowiec, Zbyszko Trzeciakowski, Andrzej Wasilewski   Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu in Toruń curator: Piotr Lisowski  Part 3: Zbyszko Trzeciakowski "Probabilism of the Ostensible State" 13.06-24.08.2014 As we enter the area of Zbyszko Trzeciakowski’s (1957–2006) creative output, we find ourselves in a space [...]

Arsenal Gallery: The Oxymoron of Normality

The Oxymoron of Normality From 13 June 2014 to 10 August 2014 Curator: Monika Szewczyk Place: Galeria Arsenał, ul. A. Mickiewicza 2, Białystok Artists: Can Altay, Fatma Bucak, Hera Büyüktaşcıyan, Hubert Czerepok,  Oskar Dawicki, Anna Konik, Zbigniew Libera, Franciszek Orlowski, Jadwiga Sawicka,  Konrad Smoleński, Ali Taptik, Marek Wasilewski, Piotr Wysocki The Oxymoron of Normality that [...]

Careful attitude towards the small things

Exhibition: "Careful attitude towards the small things" Participants: Ramin Mazur, Dorin Goian, Anton Poleakov, Alisa Samovarova, Natalia Ciobanu, Tatiana Fiodorova, Eugeniu Sclifos, Elena Perevalova Melnic, Valeria Barbas, Mihai Moldovanu, Dan Guțu. A photograph in contemporary world – does it still matter? Everything has already been photographed, shared on the internet, we have seen far away [...]

Raster Gallery at LISTE Art Fair Basel

At LISTE Art Fair Basel 2014 Raster will present works by Olaf Brzeski, Michał Budny and Rafał Bujnowski. Join us at booth 0/10/1. More information: www.rastergallery.com www.liste.ch LISTE 17-22.06.2014 Burgweg 15, Basel Project cofinan­ced by the Ministry of Cul­ture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.

Raster Gallery: COMPOSITION FOR A SMALL SPACE

MARCIN MACIEJOWSKI  COMPOSITION FOR A SMALL SPACE 24.05-31.07.2014 Opening on Saturday, May 24th, 6-9PM This exhibition of Marcin Maciejowski’s latest work is a mature and sophisticated pain­terly study of com­positions – of how combinations of forms, colors, people, situations, and behavior enter into mutual relation­ships and generate the con­tent of a life. Maciejow­ski analyzes the [...]

Raster Gallery: JASANSKÝ, POLÁK -True And Clear Photography

TRUE AND CLEAR PHOTOGRAPY Opening on Saturday, April 5th, 6 PM The exhibition runs until 17.05.2014 The exhibition 'True and Clear Photography' discovers some little-known, but remarkably inspiring figures in contemporary photography: Lukáš Jasanský and Martin Polák have been working together since 1985 and exploring the conventionality of the medium in various ways. Their work [...]

A FEW GRAMS OF RED, YELLOW, BLUE. New Romanian Art.

CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART UJAZDOWSKI CASTLE A FEW GRAMS OF RED, YELLOW, BLUE. New Romanian Art. Artists: Apparatus 22, Anca Benera & Arnold Estefan, Irina Botea, Mihuț Boșcu Kafchin, Cătălin Burcea, Mircea Cantor, Radu Cioca, Radu Comşa, Adrian Ghenie, Maxim Liulca, Ioana Nemeş, Alex Mirutziu, Anca Munteanu Rîmnic, Ciprian Mureşan, Vlad Nancă, Cristian Rusu, Şerban [...]

Raster Gallery: SOCIETY IS MEAN

SOCIETY IS MEAN (SPOLECZENSTWO JEST NIEMILE) / EXHIBITION Cipedrapskuad, Honorata Martin, Dorota Maslowska, Maria Tobola This exhibition takes place in a coun­try whose society has a rather poor opinion of itself. The society is mean, the society is aging, and the force which is driving us toward all this is the progres­sive stabilization, which seems [...]

lokal_30, Warsaw: Somewhere Between & Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart

„SOMEWHERE BETWEEN” MATEUSZ SZCZYPIŃSKI, OUR MATTERS, GALERIE PARROTTA CONTEMPORARY ART IN STUTTGART OPENING: JANUARY 23RD 2014, 19 – 21 P.M. STUTTGART,  JANUARY 24TH –  MARCH 8TH 2014 ANNEX: BENJAMIN BRONNI »KANTUM« BENJAMIN BRONNI, LATERALLY SHIFTED,  LOKAL_30 IN WARSAW,  OPENING: FEBRUARY 1ST 2014, 18 – 20 P.M. WARSAW, FEBRUARY 4TH –  MARCH 15TH 2014 ANNEX: MATEUSZ [...]

Labirynt Gallery, Lublin: Complexes and Frustrations

Opening of the exhibition: 31 January 2014, 7 p.m. Sławomir Toman, Jakub Ciężki, Tomasz Bielak, Piotr Korol, Arek Karapuda, Maciek Duchowski, Igor Przybylski, Ewa Juszkiewicz, Katarzyna Szeszycka, Zbigniew Rogalski, Marcin Zawicki The exhibition displays the condition of art and contemporary painting. Despite the prognoses heralding its doom, painting remains an utterly vivid medium that is [...]

Trafo: THRESHOLDS

THRESHOLDS I TRAFO December 15, 2013 – January 26, 2014 Nezaket Ekici, Tube, performance at Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, 2013 OPENING PROGRAM December 15, 2013 17:00 l Press Conference 18:00 l Curators Talk: Rachel Rits-Volloch, Vera Baksa-Soos, Constanze Kleiner,  David Elliott and David Szauder 19:00 l Exhibition Opening 19:15 l Sound performance on occasion of opening [...]

Propaganda Gallery: Contemporary Art Book

Mariusz Tarkawian Contemporary Art Book 7.12.2013-15.02.2014 Mariusz Tarkawian had achieved a unsurpassed precision in the employment of his medium. His chosen trade is drawing, a pencil – favorite tool. Executed in a flash and with photographic precision his drawings constitute a snap-shot recording of an exact moment, or data, or photograph, reproduction – a reworking [...]

Raster Gallery: At Heart

are pleased to announce that from now on, Olaf Brzeski will be one of Raster’s represen­ted artists. His first solo show at the gal­lery, entitled ‘At Heart’ ('Samo serce'), will feature only one artwork – an extreme sculp­tural exam, an impos­sible figure, lyrical and over­whel­ming at the same time. Opening on Saturday, December the 14th, [...]

The Green Carrot and the Stick @ Palace of Culture and Science

The Green Carrot and the Stick Tuvalu is a tiny South Pacific nation predicted to be among the first countries to disappear due to sea level rise. During COP19, Tuvalu delegate and controversial Taiwanese artist Vincent J.F. Huang will exhibit an obese Wall Street Bull crushing a Tuvalu sea turtle and polar bear symbolic of [...]