Art news from ‘Warsaw’

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Starter Gallery, Warsaw: Simple forming

Aleksandra Loska ‘Proste tworzace / Simple forming‘ 30.07 – 26.08.2013 The works of young contemporary Polish photographers rarely focus on abstraction and formal experiments. By building an abstract, analogue space, Loska intelligently undermines the primacy of the virtual world, and its digital tools and effects. starter.org.pl  

aTAK Gallery, Warsaw: Summer Salon

Summer Salon / Salon Letni August 1 – September 7, 2013 Wojciech Fangor, Santa Fe, 1990-2008olej, płótno, kolaż, 85 x 120 cm Holiday show includes a selection of works by artists previously exhibited in the aTAK Gallery. Among them are paintings and drawings by artists such as: Stanisław Baj, Krzysztof M. Bednarski, Basia Bańda, Julia [...]

Leto Gallery, Warsaw: Anticrystals

Svätopluk Mikyta — Anticrystals 20.07 — 31.08. 2013 Svätopluk Mikyta — Anticrystals; exhibition view Svätopluk Mikyta, at the invitation of the gallery LETO, prepared an exhibition entitled "Anticrystals". This is the first solo show of the artist in Warsaw. In general Mikyta's works make reference to the political

BWA Warszawa: Solstice

Zuza Krajewska "Solstice" 29.06.2013 – 10.08.2013 Morning. A bed. Two half naked girls are sleeping and spooning each other, cell phones are by their heads, the room is messy. One of them wakes up and kisses the other on the shoulder. The beginning of the TV

Zachęta Gallery, Warsaw: FREELANCER

Freelancer 04.06 – 04.08.2013 Participating artists: Roman Dziadkiewicz, Rafał Jakubowicz, Paweł Jarodzki, Alicja Karska & Alesandra Went, Kamil Kuskowski, Jerzy Kosałka, Zbigniew Libera, Aleksandra Polisiewicz, Anna Senkara & Cezary Koczwarski, Zorka Wollny & Artur Zagajewski, Julita Wójcik A freelancer by definition is a person with a non-specific work time or commitment to a particular employer, [...]