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SIX RECENT MUST-HAVE PHOTOBOOKS

For anyone in search of photobooks marrying quality photography with unusual format and approach, look no further than these six examples. Our selection highlights experiments with the form, content and approach, showing different perspectives on contemporary photography. These beautiful publications printed in short editions, most of them already awarded and internationally acclaimed, are a great addition to any photobook collection.

MEET FIVE FEMALE ARTISTS WHO CREATE WORK IN PUBLIC SPACE

Let’s celebrate International Woman’s Day – we would like to introduce you to five female artists who create work in a public space. These female artists, who despite their different ways of experiencing…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 6 – 12 MAR

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WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 25 FEB – 5 MAR

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed? Look at the ‘What to read this week’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by us. Here are the 4 most intriguing stories for art lovers for Monday afternoon.

PIOTR KRZYMOWSKI: NEWS FROM THE PAST

Piotr Krzymowski is an up-and-coming Polish artist and graduate of Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. He works in film, video, performance and collage, often with found materials. I meet Krzymowski at l’étrangère…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 20 – 26 FEB

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ALL THAT IS MELTED…

In an interview with Tytus Szabelski, we discuss the role of an artist, the relevance of distinction between a copy and an original, the means of expression, and the twists and turns which led him to the creation of “All that is melted…”.

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY WITH POLISH DESIGN

We selected some of the finest designs to inspire you to have a great celebration of love!
Oskar Zięta, Tomek Rygalik, Hayka, Marek Cecuła, Ćmielów Porcelain.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 13 – 19 FEB

From stunning photography taken by Jędrzej Franek, to the podcast about the creativity and The Metropolitan Museum of Art surprising announcement on new policy. Catch up on the latest art news selected by us.

PAWEŁ JANICKI: BEYOND THE DIGITAL

Polish artist Paweł Janicki – recognised internationally for his independent media art – presented a huge-scale project at the Platan Gallery in Budapest. The “Tessell” installation calls visitors to engage in multilevel interactions…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 6 – 12 FEB

Here are four intriguing stories for art lovers for Monday evening. Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed? Look at the ‘What to read this week’ – a weekly list of articles worth to read.

D-FILE#4 – 2 in 1: PAWEŁ GROBELNY AND HIS FUNCTIONAL GAMES

They say that behind every successful man stands a strong woman. When it comes to good design, behind its success stands usually more than one person or one situation.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 30 JAN – 5 FEB

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WOJCIECH PUŚ: FILMMAKING, POLITICS & SEX

“Theater is a machine where there’s no time for complaining; you need to solve problems, find solutions, and do that while acting in various capacities. I’ve worked on numerous projects…”

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 23 – 29 JAN

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… PAINTING HAS BECOME A LUXURIOUS MEDIUM FOR THE ARTIST

Interview: Anna Katarzyna Domejko discusses her most recent series of paintings, the refugee crisis, and the Birmingham art scene with Roma Piotrowska.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 16-22 JAN

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LOCAL INITIATIVES ON AN INTERNATIONAL STAGE

As 2016, a year so full of unforgettable moments and pleasant surprises comes to an end, we decided to ask Michał Bieniek, the curator of the European Capital of Culture Visual Arts Programme…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 9-15 JAN

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WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 2-8 JAN

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TOP 10 ARTICLES OF 2016

Happy New Year Contemporary Lynx Readers! What were your favorite articles of 2016? Find out.
Artist-in-residence: top tips from Nathalie Anglès; From the intimate to the spectacular…

HIGHLANDER IN THE LENS

Zakopane is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in Poland alongside Warsaw, Krakow and Trójmiasto. Why has the small town situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains gained such prominence as a cultural…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 19-25 Dec

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ART COMPETITION: TOP TIPS

How to prepare a good application? What should artists pay attention to? How to organise the art competition? RRead our interview and following tips from Karolina Jaklewicz and Magda Bobko — founder of the “Fresh Blood” competition.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 12 – 18 Dec

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MEET 4 EMERGING ARTISTS – THE ALUMNI OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL ART SCHOOL

Located in the heart of London, the Royal College of Art (RCA) is the most influential, wholly postgraduate university of art and design in the world. It’s the dream of art students…

5 IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS

If you are looking for unusual Christmas gifts, we are happy to help with our gift guide for Polish design lovers. FIDU Christmas Trees by Oskar Zięta, Användbar – A Terra Cotta Sprouter to Grow Microgreens, IKEA collection…

ŁÓDŹ DESIGN FESTIVAL IN OUR LENS

This year Lodz Design Festival, the biggest festival of its kind in Poland, celebrated its 10th anniversary. The theme of this edition was „Identity”. The curators were trying to show how designers, users and the mass production in general shape…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 5 Dec–11 Dec 2016

Last week all eyes were on Florida – the epicentre of the art world with approximately 1,200 art galleries from around the globe representing thousands of artists, showing at twenty art fairs…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 28 Nov – 4 Dec 2016

From stunning photographs by Kacper Kowalski in The New York Times to the interview with Goshka Macuga for the AnOther Magazine, and Krzysztof Wodiczko’s comment on Trump’s win…

ON TECHNOLOGY AND THE HOLY FIRE OF INSPIRATION

Interview with Alessandro Ludovico. He is the editor in chief of Neural magazine – a monthly publication dedicated to ‘new media art’ and the ongoing developments occurring in the fields of contemporary…

WROCŁAW – BACKYARD DOOR

For some time now our eyes have been turned towards Wrocław, assigned to be the European Capital of Culture at the beginning of 2016. We had a look at the artistic scene of the city in our latest print issue and we mentioned…

FROM WARBURG TO TUMBLR

The Mnemosyne Atlasis an unfinished work, actually a repository of images collected by Aby Warburg from 1924 to when he died in 1929. Known only from its photographic reproductions, it is a record of a creative and scientific process…

INTO THE STUDIO: EDWARD KRASIŃSKI

Ahead of his major retrospective opening this week at Tate Liverpool, we visit the lovingly preserved former studio and home of Polish artist Edward Krasiński — uncovering ostrich eggs, VAT receipts…

STORIES COVERED WITH SEA SALT

Perhaps by reaching the border we can experience something more and see beyond the social and cultural patterns, which were the topic of works by the majority of artists of artists, that we take with a pinch of salt.

TRAVELLERS FOREVER

“Rivers and Roads”. Being on the road is the topic of this year’s TIFF festival. But what does it mean to be on the road? Where is it exactly? Neither here, nor there. Somewhere in between, nowhere and everywhere.

KRZYSZTOF MANIAK INTERVIEWED BY MARTA KUDELSKA

Last year Krzysztof Maniak was awarded the first prize in the Hestia Artistic Journey Competition. It’s high time we looked back and discussed what has changed for him in the last year.

NIGHT EXPRESS WARSAW — PRAGUE: ART GALLERIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

While the Polish art gallery scene is on the fast track, passing unfriendly villages of slanders related to monkey business and collisions between the private and public sector, the Czechs slowly build on their…

POSTCART: CURATOR, LENA PRENTS SENT A POSTCARD

Contemporary Lynx invites curators, collectors, gallery owners, and people from the art world to share with us the most interesting, important or intriguing artworks by Polish artists.

MARCIN RYCZEK: SEIZING THE MOMENT

Today, in the era of digital photography, pictures appear and disappear in a dynamic dance of desire and deception. It is increasingly challenging to create surprising representations of reality, let alone ones worth remembering.

D-FILE #3 Programming leisure by Izabela Bołoz

They say that behind every successful man stands a strong woman. When it comes to good design, behind its success stands usually more than one person or one situation. In “D-File” series of mini-essays…

ZUZANNA JANIN: MAPPING MEMORY

Polish artist Zuzanna Janin presents her works on solo exhibition “Mapping Memory” in Budapest-based Platan Gallery. Her consequent and courageous strategy of transforming memories and private experiences…

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE: TOP TIPS FROM NATHALIE ANGLÈS

How to prepare a good application? On what basis art residencies are selecting the applicants? Read our interview and following tips from Nathalie Anglès — founder of and director…

ART BASEL 2016 – TREASURE HUNT

In June, the city of Basel becomes the most important trading market for artworks in the world. The most prominent art galleries, collectors, curators and art lovers are gathered in a single place. This is a real treasure hunt!

THE 9th BERLIN BIENNALE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

In the days running up to the Berlin Biennale, there was a definite feeling of unease in the air. Would DIS, that hipster collective, present us with a heady mix of what already is and what may yet be…

EXPLORING BOUNDARIES: A REVIEW OF ‘ART FROM ELSEWHERE’

The Art from Elsewhere exhibition aims to discuss and explore complex questions about life in the contemporary world , dealing with issues like shifting identities in an increasingly globalised world.

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