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Aug. 5, 2022
New young creators at the "Young Art" auctions
Undoubtedly, the auction offer is remarkably diverse, powerful, full of colors, emotions, and dedication. Thereby, the selected works display the characteristic features of expressionism, such as idiosyncratically understood figurativism, ludicism, references to pop culture, panache and anarchy reflected in rejecting all the principles of creating art. The formal layer of ...
July 20, 2022
The extraordinary polish posters
The creation of The Polish School of Posters is dated between the late 1940' and the early 1950'. It ceased to exist during the late 1960'. The works created in the 70s and 80s were a continuation of the movement. At the beggining, poster was perceived as a form of ...
July 18, 2022
The power of advertising and packaging
In the twentieth century, people began to notice advertisements and product packaging, which were intended to encourage their purchase. Modern entrepreneurs started to notice that sometimes the high quality of their items was insufficient to provoke significant interest. This was especially true for new products on the market, such as ...
July 12, 2022
Overview of Comic Books
The cult comic book "Captain Kloss" was based on the novel, TV series, and television play titled "More Than Life at Stake". More than 20 albums were issued in Poland and in the countries where the TV series was broadcast.
July 8, 2022
About Felicja Uniechowska and her things
I can still see that attic room. Small, but monumental in design. In its corner, at a perfect English mahogany table, in a wonderful, also English armchair, sits a tiny old lady. By her side, always up-to-date reading: newspapers, the latest books, often catalogs of recent exhibitions. A green cut ...
July 6, 2022
Crossroads of Epochs Painting of the 19th Century
The nineteenth century was undoubtedly one of the most interesting "moments" in the history of European culture. It seems that the word "moment" may not be appropriate in this case, as we take more than one hundred years of artistic struggles, scandals, and spiritual elations into account. However, one fact ...
July 4, 2022
Refined Eroticism by Kazimierz Władysław Wasilkowski
Aside from historical scenes, depictions and images of women were one of the most prevalent and significant painting themes in the second half of the 19th century. They were, however, presented in various manners. Women posed as religious, mythological, historical, as well as contemporary characters. At the turn of the ...
June 30, 2022
Tireless Pilgrim. Andrzej Strumiłło
"I have spent years on Asian peregrination, I know the silence of Mongolian steps, the dazzling glare of the Himalayan glaciers, the green, ever-wet velvet of the Indo-Chinese jungles, the smoke of the piles in Benares, the gardens in Kyoto, the palaces and graves of the emperors of China, tempting ...
June 27, 2022
Franciszek Starowieyski—Connoisseur of female body
Franciszek Starowieyski is believed to be one of the most outstanding representatives of the Polish School of Posters. He was the first Pole to have a solo exhibition in the most prestigious museum-the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The artist created theatre and film sets. He was also ...