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MUSEUM OF CARTOON ART AND CARICATURE / WARSAW – Your open resource to the history of caricature

The museum’s archives are a resource for art historians and press publishing companies and it is an open resource to anybody, who is interested in the history of caricature. Its collections include over 20 thousands of works of Polish and foreign artists (the works included both contemporary and archive materials). The Eryk Lipiński Museum of Caricature (named after its founder) ...

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TEODOR AXENTOWICZ (1859/1938), POLISH PAINTER – Wonderful portraits and subtle scenes of life set in the Carpathians

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JACEK MALCZEWSKI (1854/1929), POLISH PAINTER – Painting the ideals of independence, traditions, folk mythology, as well love of the natural environment

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THE ROMANTIC – Poem, by Adam Mickiewicz

Adam Bernard Mickiewicz was a Polish-Lithuanian poet of the Romantic period. He is seen as one of Poland’s Three Bards. http://www.allposters.com/-sp/The-Birthplace-of-Adam-Bernard-Mickiewicz-1798-1855-at-Zaosie-Posters_i10076977_.htm?ac=true He was a creator of Romantic drama and has been compared both at home and in Western Europe to Byron and Goethe. Born into an impoverished noble family, he studied at the University of Wilno and in 1817 he ...

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JOURNEY UNTIL SANOK / POLAND – Museums, Trial of Icons and the beauty of the nature

In 1900 this little town had 6123 inhabitants (30% Jewish). After World War I, Sanok was incorporated into the Polish Republic. http://www.staypoland.com/about_sanok.htm After Word War II, the town’s large population of Jews were almost all murdered during the holocaust. Tomasz Sylwester Beksiński (a popular Polish radio presenter) was born here, such as his father Zdzisław Beksiński (the painter specializing in ...

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THE TERRIFYNG ART AND THE SAD LIFE STORY OF POLISH PAINTER – Zdzisław Beksiński

ZDZISLAW BEKSINSKI 1/3 – He never provided names (nor explanations) for any of his paintings. He was born in Sanok (southern Poland), http://www.muzeum.sanok.pl/pl/ where he started in architecture, but hated it and became a painter. In 50s he spent a few years working as a supervisor at construction sites for Autosan bus factory. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/wonderful-sanoks-landscapes-poland/ Painting on hardwood boards he prepared ...

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ZDZISLAW BEKSINSKI (1929/2005), POLISH PAINTER – I wish to paint in such a manner as if I were photographing dreams

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THE WONDERFUL SANOK’S LANDSCAPES / POLAND

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THE EXOTIC PAINTER WHO CAME FROM THE EAST – Tsuguharu Foujita, between naked woman and a multitude of cats

TSUGUHARU FOUJITA 1/3 – He (Japanese-born French painter) was born in Tokyo in 1886. He developed a very personal style of painting, which is open to the influence of Gauguin and Symbolism, painting with stylized shapes, shadows and a clear palette. He preferred the ink to Japanese technique, giving prominence to the line, instead of the volume.     TSUGUHARU FOUJITA ...

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TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886/1962), JAPANESE PAINTER – Blending traditional Japanese art with European Modernism in a unique manner

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