01.12.2012 – 26.01.2013

“I despise birds. They make holes in the most beautiful and the greatest of my works,” noted Yves Klein, speaking of sky. In a special way he fulfilled Cennino Cennini recommendation “If you’re gonna use the blue, take the amount that you need.” Klein took it all! Throughout the centuries meaning of color blue shifted. Once the most expensive pigment, used only to emphasize the most important things, became cheap to such the extent that builders dip string in a ultramarine powder to mark straight lines on bare walls and countless Windows users fear “The Blue Screen of Death”, which could mean the end of life to their computers.

Today artists reach for color blue whenever they want to, so one can arrange such an exhibition in countless of ways. However we have chosen several of those artists who recognize the power and uniqueness of the blue, the color of which has become an imperative and apply it consciously and deliberately, but with completely different reasons. Guided by the prescriptions Cennini and following in the footsteps that Klein paved, combining the attitudes of these two extreme individuals.


Sharon Balaban, Andrzej Bielawski, Tomasz Ciecierski, Edward Dwurnik, Paweł Kowalewski, Edward Krasinski, Laura Pawela, Wlodzimierz Pawlak, Aleksander Ryszka

The opening: 1 of December (Saturday), 5-8 p.m.

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