Sylwia Serafinowicz

“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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Suzy Lake

May 2015

Hardly an introduction to a body of work that spans nearly half a century, “Introducing Suzy Lake,” a retrospective that honored the Detroit-born, Toronto-based photographer, emphasized the two driving forces that jointly determined the course… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2015 [TOC]

“Modest Muses”

The Tatra Museum

December 2014

Exhibitions rarely emerge from their locations as playfully as this. Zakopane, a city in the Polish Tatra Mountains, is famous for its daring local artists Stanisław Witkiewicz and Władysław Hasior. Currently covered in snow, the city is now… READ ON

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Eustachy Kossakowski and Goshka Macuga

November 2014

The point of departure for “Report from the Exhibition,” which juxtaposed works by Eustachy Kossakowski and Goshka Macuga, was the oeuvre of Kazimir Malevich, the father of Suprematism and the painter of that cornerstone of modernism Black … READ ON

IN PRINT November 2014 [TOC]

Polish and Shine

The 4th Warsaw Gallery Weekend

October 2014 WARSAW

THE FOURTH WARSAW GALLERY WEEKEND saw organizers redoubling their efforts to encourage the Polish art world—and beyond—to join in the three-day-long celebrations. The event, featuring over twenty galleries, spotlights Poland’s developing … READ ON

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“Paper Museums: Moscow Conceptualism in Transit”

October 2014

Oleg Vassiliev’s 1994 painting Space and Landscape depicts beams of white light, like those surrounding holy figures in Russian icons, against a row of birch trees visible in the background. Birch trees are the most distinctive feature of … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2014 [TOC]

Oskar Hansen

May 2014

Curated by Soledad Gutiérrez, Łukasz Ronduda, and Aleksandra Kedziorek Polish architect Oskar Hansen was an artist and educator perhaps best known for his “Open Form” theory, a concept—connected to the work of the Team 10 architects—that … READ ON

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