Art news from ‘Poland’

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 […]

Propaganda Gallery: Photo-Object

Photo-Object EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC OBJECTS Curators: Leszek Golec, Jagna Olejnikowska Opening: October 5, 7 p.m. Duration: October 5-31, 2013 Photo-object is a broad and multifaceted concept. As an alternative form of photography, due to extension of a plane spatial illusion by the real space, goes beyond a traditional concept of the photographic medium. It is […]


BOHDAN BUTENKO ǀ A BOOK IS MADE LIKE A SWEATER October 25th through November 10th, 2013 Opening: Thursday, October 24th, 7.30 pm Curators: Anna Bargiel, Jakub Woynarowski Exhibition arrangement and support: Mateusz Okoński The exhibition held in Bunkier Sztuki, which is the first initiative of Mały Instytut Polskiej Ilustracji (the Little Institute of Polish Illustration), […]

Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle: BRITISH BRITISH POLISH POLISH: Art from Europe’s Edges in the Long ’90s and Today

From 7 September to 15 November 2013, the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle Warsaw is proud to present British British Polish Polish: Art from Europe’s Edges in the Long '90s and Today, the first major exhibition mounting a parallel investigation of British and Polish contemporary art.


KRYSTYNA PIOTROWSKA Her Hair 18.10.2013 – 26.01.2014 At Krystyna Piotrowska’s individual exhibition we will be presenting video, object and installation. In spite of the variety of the media used, the artist’s sole topic is hair. In her works, she demonstrates the cultural significance of hair. We associate hair with beauty; it is woman’s crowning glory, […]

BWA Warszawa: Eastern Wall

Agnieszka Kalinowska "Eastern Wall" 27.09.2013 – 16.11.2013 BWA Warszawa hosts an exhibition of recent works by Agnieszka Kalinowska, made between 2012 and 2013. For "Eastern Wall", she has once again taken up paper as her medium, a raw material that is both familiar and easily manipulated. These sculptures are inspired by the reality around her, […]

Art Stations Gallery: Things in common

20.09-31.12.2013 Art Stations Gallery The Art Stations Foundation builds its programme around works from the Grażyna Kulczyk Collection, inviting outside curators to join it in collaborative projects. This approach means that each new exhibition in the Art Stations Gallery provides an opportunity to look at the collection from a new perspective. This time we have […]


EPIDEMIC 27.09.2013 – 29.12.2013 Artists: Ewa Axelrad, Tymek Borowski, Izabela Chamczyk, Mateusz Kula, Jan Manski, Arek Pasożyt, Liliana Piskorska, Joachim Sługocki, Izabela Tarasewicz, Natalia Wiśniewska  Curator: Piotr Lisowski I’d like to tell you… about the film titled “Epidemic”. Or actually, to explain its ending. The protagonist Messmer spreads plague as he travels. Finally, he hides […]

Raster Gallery: One Piece Too Little

Raster gallery invites you for the opening of Oskar Dawicki's exhibition, 'One Piece Too Little'. In his latest works, the artist raises the question of where the limits of spectacle are set with regard to art and to life – of the difference between display and purpose, between representation and reconstruction, between a creation and […]

Starter Gallery: Bownik/ Every Imitation Disappoints

Bownik examines „artificiality” in photography, intentionally evoking and utilizing methods from studio photography and 1940′s American cinema. By staging films and constructing sets, he recreates the technique and conventionality of the world of film. He also draws inspiration from the classic iconography of painting – still lifes, hunting still lifes, portraits, as well as archival […]

WRO Art Center/Meyerhold: Constructing (the) Man

Meyerhold: Constructing (the) Man Exhibition / multimedia installation opening Wednesday 25 September 2013, 6 PM Wednesday 2 October 2013, 6 PM A meeting with Natalia Makerova, director of the Meyerhold Memorial Museum in Moscow Concept / exhibition design: Paweł Korbus Curators: Małgorzata Jabłońska, Natalia Makerova Cooperation: Krzysztof Dobrowolski, WRO Art Center A rebellious student of […]

BNNT Sound Bombing – performance in public space

From 23 September 2013 to 26 September 2013 Place: public space of the city of Białystok BNNT group combines music and visualart in their work… Four-day long street sound bombing of the group BNNT will be realized in Białystok from Monday until Thursday,  23 – 26 September 2013.  During this time the artists will "bomb" […]

Zamek Culture Centre/ Poznan, Poland: VICTORY OBSESSED

VICTORY OBSESSED September 06 – October 10  Zamek Culture Centre Poznan, Poland ARTISTS: Kuba Bąkowski, Yane Calovski, Lana Čmajčanin, Nemanja Cvijanović , Dani Gal, Douglas Gordon & Philippe Parreno, Assaf Gruber, Igor Grubić, Filip Jovanovski, Adela Jusić, Christine Laquet, Dominik Lejman, Alban Muja, Ahmet Öğüt, Obsessive Possessive Aggresion, Igor Toshevski, Nikola Uzunovski, Sislej Xhafa, Mai […]

International Cultural Centre, Krakow, Poland: Tara (von Neudorf). Cartographer of Sinister History

Anaid Art Gallery in collaboration with International Cultural Centre, Krakow, Poland – presents   “Tara (von Neudorf). Cartographer of Sinister History” at  International Cultural Centre, Krakow, Poland Tuesday, 3rd of September 2013, at 06:00 p.m. will take place at Międzynarodowe Centrum Kultury – International Cultural Centre, Krakow, Poland the opening of the exhibition “Tara (von […]

Starter Gallery, Warsaw: Every imitation fails

BOWNIK Every imitation fails 27.09 – 31.10.2013 Opening: 27.09.2013, 17.00 – 22.00 fot.: Bownik, Papa, 140 x 208 cm, 2013, detail In the framework of Warsaw Gallery Weekend we are proud to present a premiere exhibition by Bownik "Every imitation fails" Bownik (b. 1977), photographer, graduate of the Poznań Academy of Fine Arts (Photography and

Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw: Free Time. Photographs

Free Time. Photographs 13.08 – 22.09 Romuald Broniarek, Aleksander Jałosiński, Bogdan Łopieński, Jan Morek, Wojciech Plewiński, Tadeusz Rolke Free Time. Photographs, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, 2013, exhibition view, photo Agencja Medium These six photographers – the oldest of them born in 1928, the youngest in 1940 – spent most of their professional lives […]

Bunkier Gallery, Krakow: KAP

Lukasz Prus-Niewiadomski – KAP/CAPS Installation 03.08–08.09.2013 Curator: Krzysztof Siatka  

MOCAK, Krakow: Posters – Poems

Ryszard Krynicki Posters – poems 26.06.2013 – 31.08.2013 The MOCAK Library would like to invite you to the exhibition Posters – Poems, a display of Ryszard Krynicki’s poetic posters. These so-called ‘museums of poems’ were arranged by the author himself to present his personal anthology.

Propaganda Gallery, Warsaw: Ain’t No Grave…

Aleksander Ryszka Ain’t No Grave . . . 03.08.2013-14.09.2013 “There ain’t no grave can hold my body down” – with those words opens Johnny’s Cash posthumous album expressing his exceptional love of life. Aleksander Ryszka leaves on one of his canvas only half of

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: Afterimages and Trivial Objects

Tomasz Sobieraj, Leszek Żurek Afterimages and Trivial Objects 19.07 – 25.08.2013 Curated by: Krzysztof Jurecki Fot. Tomasz Sobieraj, „Obiekty banalne” (źródło: materiały prasowe organizatora)   The exhibition involves several dozen black and white photographs. They are taken with use of double or several exposition. It shows interesting problem which deals with the category of afterimage […]

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: Questions with no answers

Rafał Boettner-Łubowski Questions with no answers 19.07 – 25.08.2013 ŁUBOWSKI-BOETTNER Rafał, Hommage a Giulio Paolini     The exhibition „Questions with no answers” includes installations containing traditional sculptures (bronze and plaster casts referring to the antique statues), as well as unconventional means of expression

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: MIRROR

Paweł Olszczyński Mirror / Lustro 19.07 – 25.08.2013 OLSZCZYŃSKI Paweł, bez tytułu (lustro I), 2013, ołówek, papier, 65 x 40 cm The fifth show in the cycle (Mis)understanding relates to the unstable boudary between creation and representation in art. The exhibition consists of drawings, which resemble mirrors. They seems to reflect


STOP.KLATKA 19.07.-28.08.2013 Glass and Ceramics Gallery, Kościuszki square 9/10, Wrocław Artists: Ryszard Więckowski, Kalina Bańka, Katarzyna Pyka, Kamila Widz The exhibition “STOP.KLATKA” presents works by the undisputed master of classic stained glass, a lecturer from the Glass Department of the Faculty of Ceramics and Glass of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław – Ryszard […]

BWA OLSZTYN: Subjects of Gender and Desire

ZUZANNA JANIN at "Uwikłane w Płeć / Subjects of Gender and Desire. Collection of Joanna i Krzysztof Madelski" BWA OLSZTYN 5.07 – 25.08.2013 WALKA / FIGHT, 2001, photography / installation at the group show at GALERIA SZTUKI BWA OLSZTYN Uwikłane w Płeć / Subjects of Gender and Desire collection of Joanna i Krzysztof Madelski curator: […]

Nowy Teatr in Warsaw: Here and Gone Spaces

Małgorzata Szczęśniak’s Here and Gone Spaces 12.07.2013 – 31.08.2013 A view from the Pojawia się i znika exhibition of Małgorzata Szczęśniak's works, photo: Konrad Pustoła / Nowy Teatr Pojawia się i znika / Appearing and Vanishing is a collage of fragments of works by the renowned Polish stage designer, who produced sets for nearly all […]