Sylwia Serafinowicz

El Hadji Sy

Centre for Contemporary Art - Ujazdowski Castle

September 2016

The first show in Poland dedicated to El Hadji Sy, the Senegalese artist and activist, focuses on the performative and socially engaged side of his practice. Some of the works also familiarize us with artist’s interest in the intersection of… READ ON

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Maria Lassnig

Tate Liverpool

July 2016

The late painter Maria Lassnig’s rigorous, febrile, decades-long project in self-portraiture takes the viewer on a remarkable journey. In this retrospective—Lassnig’s first in the UK—we encounter forty of the artist’s mostly large-scale works,… READ ON

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Krystian Truth Czaplicki

BWA Awangarda Gallery

May 2016

Since Méret Oppenheim first exhibited her piece My Nurse, 1936, made of a pair of white heels served on a platter, found objects have invaded art’s representation of our desires, needs, and sorrows. Krystian Truth Czaplicki offers a new twist… READ ON

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Jakub Czyszczoń

May 2016

Founded in Poznań, Stereo operates today from Warsaw and is located in what was formerly the biggest printing facility in the People’s Republic of Poland, designed by famous modernist architect Kazimierz Marczewski and built in 1950. The … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]

“people sometimes, die”

Edel Assanti

February 2016

This group exhibition curated by New York–based artist Jesse Hlebo, titled “people sometimes, die,” opens with Denzel Russell’s The Legislator, 2015, a gun-shaped tube of glass filled with blood, which partially exploded some time after it … READ ON

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Tadeusz Kantor

January 2016

Both a visual artist and a theater director, Tadeusz Kantor was perhaps the most prominent and controversial figure of the twentieth-century Polish avant-garde. The exhibition in São Paulo was part of the International Year of Tadeusz Kantor… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2016 [TOC]

“Goshka Macuga: To the son of man who ate the scroll”

January 2016

Curated by the artist Goshka Macuga takes over two venues of the Fondazione Prada with an exhibition that comprises approximately forty works executed in various media by Macuga and a handpicked assembly of artists including Phyllida Barlow,… READ ON

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Szymon Rogiński

Piktogram

October 2015

Szymon Rogiński is a photographer best-known for his works shot at night, such as his “Poland Synthesis” series, 2003–2006, for which he used car headlights, as well as more elaborate lighting systems, to extract from the Polish nocturnal … READ ON

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Janek Simon

Raster

July 2015

Janek Simon’s current solo exhibition, “People with the heads of dogs,” is as much a reflection on the phenomenon of travellers’ confabulations about their journeys as it is a study of the self. The title refers to a passage from Marco Polo’s… READ ON

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Dawid Misiorny

Miejsce przy Miejscu

June 2015

In his solo show “Wszystko łączy się ze wszystkim” (Everything liaise with everything), Dawid Misiorny uses four wooden, square, custom-made display cases to present his photographs in this modest yet dynamic gallery space located in the … READ ON

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