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Artur Zdral and Szymon Barylski were laureates of this year's edition of the prestigious Magnum Photography Awards. Be sure to have a look at the gallery of award winning works that show "an extraordinary range of themes, stylistic approaches and personal visions."
American actor Edward Norton was awarded the Glocal Hero Award at the Transatlantic film and music festival, which he attended in Łódź.
Veit Stoß began work on the main altar of the Church of St. Mary in late May 1477. He came to Krakow from Nuremberg to work on would become his magnum opis, one of the most magnificent achievements of European art in the late Middle Ages. The altar had a turbulent history. It was restored a couple of times. A team headed led by Dr Jarosław Adamowicz has worked since 2015 on restoring its former glory.
He was a source of inspiration for the rock group Tool and a mentor to Leonardo DiCaprio. It is 30 years since the passing of the outstanding Polish sculptor and art theorist Stanisław Szukalski. His biographer, Prof. Lechosław Lameński from the Catholic University of Lublin, told Poland.pl why “Stach from Warta” has once again become fashionable in Poland and the United States.
One hundred and fifty works by Katarzyna Kobro and Władysław Strzemiński will be shown at an exhibition opening on April 25th at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid. It will include sculptures, spatial compositions, drawings, paintings, and functional projects by the eminent avant-garde couple, whose oeuvre spans the 1920s and 1930s up to the post-World War period.