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 [exceptionally 2.00 pm] – 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 2018 – Kazimierz Mikulski and his fairytales a lecture by Agnieszka Kuprianowicz
7 April 2018 – On Critical Art a lecture by Małgorzata Santarek
19 May 2018 – Who 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