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On 28th January 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York in cooperation with the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations presented a photographic exhibition by Agnieszka Traczewska's "Bracha – Blessing Back to Polish Shtetls." The event was a part of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Stanisław Wyspiański – one of the most versatile Polish artists – associated his professional and private life with Krakow. Under Austro-Hungarian rule at the time, the city inspired him with its rich past and symbolism, but also with the challenges it faced. This led him to create his own vision of the capital of Galicia which he in part managed to portray. In his honour, the National Museum in Krakow is presenting the largest ever exhibition of his works, encapsulating this extraordinary relationship between his genius and the city he called his own.
The US-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which hands out the Oscars, has announced the names of its new members. The list includes three Poles, directors Lech Majewski and Dorota Kobiela, and make-up artist Waldemar Pokromski.
The Polish Institute in Vienna has launched “The Best Polish Illustrators: POSTER,” an exhibition organised in collaboration with the Warsaw-based SLOW Foundation. The exhibition features over 40 works of the famous Polish school of posters. The exhibition at the p_art gallery of the Polish Institute in Vienna is open until 21 September 2018.
Prestigious, international awards. Millions of copies of books sold around the world and ... changing the format of shelves in bookstores. Aleksandra and Daniel Mizieliński have shown that books for children can literally conquer the world. We talk to Daniel Mizieliński about how the world translates into maps, and the Latin alphabet into kanji, why it is worth following Poland’s children's literature market and why programming is interesting for the artist. Together with his wife Aleksandra, Daniel Mizieliński has written and designed many beautiful projects – not only books, and not only for children.