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ARTICLES 2016


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.

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, blue Scotch tape, toy mice, and all…

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…

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.

FROM THE INTIMATE TO THE SPECTACULAR. INTERVIEW WITH ALISON NORDSTRÖM, ART DIRECTOR OF THE FOTOFESTIVAL IN ŁÓDŹ

Fotofestiwal in Łódź 2016 concentrates on the experience intrinsically linked to photography from its very beginning – travel and the various forms.

D-FILE #1 KOWALSKI’S CHAIR

In “D-File” series, Ania Diduch – art and design critic tells the stories behind Polish designs. Just like in police files, she collects the evidence, talks with the witnesses, examines the photos and finally writes the report.

PERFECT SHAPE FOR THE CONCEPT

Alice Gaskon and Árpád Forgó collaborate together in “Transitions”, the latest exhibition in Budapest. Now is a great time to have a closer look at contemporary geometric and abstract art, where concepts meet real craftsmanship.

BOWNIK. THINGS IN THEMSELVES

Immanuel Kant, in seeking the irrefutable foundations of unshakeable knowledge, set two separate spheres against each other – the world of things and all that which is beyond the realm of the senses and all that which is beyond the realm of the senses…

TOP 10 ARTICLES OF 2015

Happy New Year Contemporary Lynx Readers! What were your favorite articles of 2015? Find out: 1. Somewhere along the line – photographs by Michał Korta, 2. Cedar Lewisohn – London-based curator, expert and researcher on street art…