Polish Contemporary Art for Beginners

Polish Contemporary Art for Beginners

Lectures in English, Saturday, 4.00 pm, admission free

Inspired by the great success of Polish Cinema for Beginners project, The Four Domes Pavilion, in cooperation with Wrocławska Fundacja Filmowa, kindly invites to a series of encounters with the highlights of Polish contemporary art, dedicated primarily for English speaking audience. Our goal is to introduce foreigners to the unique concepts and great characters of Polish art of 20th and 21st century.

13 February 2018 – A Half-hour with Abakanowicz by Małgorzata Santarek

17 February 2018 – Avant-garde and Photography by Małgorzaty Santarek

Avant-garde artist were true seekers of a new language of art. Reaching for a new media such as photography or film, they were creating truly experimental works inspi­ring other generations. During the lecture we will exami­ne works of Franciszka and Stefan Themerson, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Karol Hiller, Aleksander Krzywobłocki and Mieczysław Berman.

17 March 2018Kazimierz Mikulski and his fairytales a lecture by Agnieszka Kuprianowicz

7 April 2018On Critical Art a lecture by Małgorzata Santarek

19 May 2018Who is Paweł Althamer? a lecture by Alicja Abramowicz

21 October 2017 – Is there no art after Auschwitz? by Małgorzata Santarek

25 November 2017 – Maria Jarema: First Lady of Polish Abstraction by Agnieszka Kuprianowicz

9 December 2017 – Feminism in Polish Art by Małgorzata Santarek

20 January 2018 – Abakans, War Games, Crowds. Magdalena Abakanowicz and her art by Alicja Abramowicz