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Mokotów Mural Honors Inter-War Legend
Unveiled just before Christmas, the latest mural from the canon of Tytus Brzozowski has cast a spotlight on one of Warsaw’s great inter-war characters, Stanisław Wojciechowski. Found on Madalińskiego 6/8, and created using smog-eating, air-purifying paints, the mural was unveiled on the centenary of Wojciechowski assuming the Presidency following... Read more
Hit Or Miss? New Museum Sparks Debate
With its scaffolding removed, and the building now assuming its final form, the future seat of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw has faced a wave of criticism after its exterior was revealed after months under wraps. “I never thought I would miss the sight of the Palace... Read more
The Perfect Chemis-tree: Warsaw & The Palm!
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, join us for a look back at the story behind Warsaw’s iconic palm tree… Asked what public art should ‘achieve’, Joanna Rajkowska is surprisingly dismissive. “Nothing, really,” she replies, “it should just be a part of our everyday lives” It’s perhaps a startling admission given... Read more
Monkey Business: The Legend of Pałac Branickich
Completed in 1753 for Count Jan Klemens Branicki, the Rococo-styled Pałac Branickich is to regain its luster under a new guise as a luxury hotel owned by the Marriott group. Set to open next year, the project is already being hailed for the sensitivity of a restoration that will... Read more
Keep It Surreal

Keep It Surreal

Features 3 July 2021 0

WI: Even people with next to no affinity with the arts love your work – what’s the secret? TB: Firstly, I’m really pleased to hear that! I’ve always wanted my paintings to work on two levels – first, for people to simply enjoy them. On that front, I think... Read more
Sasnal Exhibition Opens
Depicting Poland in the wake of the Shoah, the exhibition grapples with weighty topics that examine topics of loss, guilt, absence, exclusion, nationalism and alienation. Deeply layered, it goes further to address issues relating to xenophobia and cultural appropriation. “It’s a complex exhibition because this is a complex painter,”... Read more
Confirmed: Warsaw To Get Giant Egg!
The work of Joanna Rajkowska, the two-meter wide egg aims to call to attention the environmental challenges faced by the planet, and will be located on Plac Pięcu Rogów, an urban project that is set to transform the junction where Chmielna, Bracka, Zgoda, Krucza and Szpitalna meet. Redesigned by... Read more
On The Rise: Museum of Modern Art
Heavy with black and white graphics, the fence has been designed to deliver a clear message to the passing pedestrian: “19,788 m2 of art – imagine it”, urges the communication. This, say museum officials, will become even easier on May 15th when Jerzy Blomberg and Michał Ziętek will take... Read more
May The Forth Be With You!
Fryderyk Chopin Museum ul. Okólnik 1, chopin.museum The 18th century Ostrogski Palace is the perfect foil for the ultra-modern content of this multi-sensory space. The personal items are captivating (his death mask, gifts from his muse, etc.), but the big victory here is the museum’s ability to suck visitors... Read more
Abakanowicz In Warsaw

Abakanowicz In Warsaw

Features 9 September 2020 0

Christened Zinaxin and Dolacin, the sculptures were revealed during a ceremony held on Sunday and are counted as among the artist’s most iconic works. Depicting two huge, featureless figures striding forth into the distance, the bronze sculptures were originally produced in 2005 and are intended to raise questions relating... Read more