News about Polish Art
Photo exhibit documents revival of Polish Jewish life
WARSAW, Poland (AP) – American photographer Chuck Fishman was just 21 when he began traveling behind the Iron Curtain in 1975 to document a Jewish community on the verge of dying out after centuries of existence in Poland. He couldn’t have foreseen a Jewish revival that came after the fall of communism in 1989.
Polish official withstands da Vinci purchase criticism
WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland’s culture minister survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday after he was accused of wasting public money for paying 100 million euros ($120 million) to a Polish-Spanish aristocrat for an art collection that includes Leonardo da Vinci’s “Lady with an Ermine.”
Polish museum exhibits US artist Frank Stella synagogues
WARSAW, Poland (AP) – An exhibition is opening in Warsaw of abstract works by prominent American painter Frank Stella that were inspired by painted wooden synagogues that once existed across Poland but were destroyed by the Nazis during World War II.
Polish artists at forefront of Agra-Art auction Oct. 18
WARSAW, Poland – Agra-Art Auction House invites bidders to compete for more than 100 lots of mostly Polish fine art at an auction on Oct.18. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.