Post-War & Contemporary Art
From The Sopot School to The New Gdansk Academy
7 August 2021 5 PM CET
So close to satisfaction
"Day twenty third", 1966
"Rynek Nowego Miasta w Warszawie"
"Wolne Miasto Gdańsk"
Set of three jugs
Sudety Glasswork in Szczytna Slaska, proj. Zbigniew Horbowy
Set of four glasses
"Barbara" Glasswork in Polanica Zdroj, proj. Zbigniew Horbowy
The Sopot school - a new Gdańsk school
Three extraordinary exhibitions and exceptional guests. An auction at the Sofitel Grand Hotel Sopot will feature works by Zdzisław Beksiński, Rafał Olbiński, Teresa Pągowska, Michał Szlaga and Dorota Nieznalska and many others.
Record-breaking six months on the art market
It was a record-breaking six-month period on the art market. According to the artinfo.pl portal, the DESA Unicum Auction House was the first in history to exceed a turnover of over PLN 100 million for the first half of the year. With over 40% market share, it maintained the position ...
To be in the process. About the art of Aleksander Gierymski
The work of Aleksander Gierymski has been rediscovered by art historians, critics and collectors almost a decade ago. Due to the latest state of research and an innovative contemporary analysis of his legacy, this prematurely deceased painter has risen to the rank of the most outstanding artist in our times, ...
Orientalism had many faces in Polish art - from dreamlike and romantic, to erotic and even somewhat mystical. The strong position of Polish oriental painting, faithfully practiced by many academic artists, appears to be a somewhat paradoxical situation, as motifs from colonial countries were painted and idealized, while Poland, devoid ...