VISUAL ARTS 2015
The end of the year is the perfect time to stop and make a top ten list. The year provided many projects. The huge family of Contemporary Lynx comes from 155 countries and speaks in over 139 languages and we all need art everyday!
The show gathers artists from all around the world. The centrepiece of the exhibition belongs undoubtedly to the master of contemporary textiles – Magdalena Abakanowicz.
The rising number of exciting exhibitions, publications and other art initiatives proves that Warsaw art life has changed for the better, and ‘private’ galleries play a very important role in keeping it that way.
Warsaw-based artist Maess presents her series of drawings „Abnormal results” at Platan Gallery in Budapest. We asked Maess to share her views on applied techniques, inspirations and experiences behind these works.
Catch these five artists born in the 80s and check out their practice. They are nominees to Views competition – 2015 edition. The Views is a project supporting the development of young Polish art.
Very often happens that important things or beginnings of artistic movements, changes, and dialogues start just outside our doorstep! So we would like to present very intriguing Polish emerging artists.
“My body and surroundings play a major role in my work for technical reasons […]. My work is deeply rooted in the mundane reality. The questions I ask are addressed to me.”
My first impression after listening to No More Stories was that it is an absence, which is actually a presence. There was a strong emotional tension in it. It was completely dark, completely sad.
The Balkans in Southern Europe… is where you can observe the clash between the past and the present, the clashes between cultures, religions and worldviews…
Zofia Rydet was born in 1911 in the city of Stanisławów (currently Ukrainian). The characteristic feature of her’s works are their topics which focus entirely on ordinary people and their life. The artist’s works are recognized not only in Poland…
‘When examining man, I am in fact examining myself… My forms are the skins I strip off myself one by one, marking the milestones along my road. Each time they belong so much to me and I belong to them (…)’
We visited Joanna Piotrowska’s exhibition „How are you”. Piotrowska touches the issue relation between women and men – of domination and objectification of men. The photo shoot was made in Nairobi in cooperation with Fundacja Razem Pomoja.
Laure Roynette Galerie hosted a project by Sandra Mulliez. The Heart, an exhibition featuring the work of Polish painter Radek Szlaga is the second collaboration to take place between the SAM art foundation and an artist of Polish origins.
In 2014, as part of a summer residency at the Parisian Glassbox, Jagna Ciuchta created the project Spin-off, involving a series of brief exhibitions – conversation with artist.
Oskar Hansen, along with his team including Svein Hatloy, Barbara Cybulska, and Lars Fasting, took part in a competition for the design for a building to house the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje.
Karolina Jonderko begun her adventure with photography working with her father’s old Zenith. What distinguishes her photographs is their huge emotional load, and their simplicity, which coincides with their message.
Photographer, documentarian, visionary, curator, lecturer and, above all, artist – these are the words that sum up Rafał Milach. Milach belongs to a new generation of photographers. In 2006 he co-formed the group Sputnik Photos.
A distance forged between point “a” and point “b”. On one side, there was emptiness, a vacuum; on the other side an electric field, drawing and connecting the two “points” like gravity.