Allegro Prize articles

Courtesy by Rafał Milach

“I like artists who are alert, able to take a closer look and assume a critical approach in relation to their own practices.”An interview with Rafał Milach, a visual artist

A well-known visual artist Rafał Milach tells us how he ended up as a photographer and how to work with this specific medium. He also reveals how important it is for him to be a lecturer and shares his opinion on competitions.

Patrycja Głusiec Sep 20, 2021
Andrzej Chyra

“I am trying to go along unpaved ways”.In conversation with Andrzej Chyra - juror of Allegro Prize 2021

You are a member of the jury of this year’s edition of Allegro Prize, a competition for young visual artists.

Karol Szafraniec Sep 15, 2021
View of the space of Agnieszka Polska's exhibition 'Millennium Plan' at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2.07-19.09.2021), photo by Daniel Chrobak.

On negotiating potential versions of the future and “being together”.An interview with curator of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

We met with Natalia Sielewicz to discuss her latest work, current outlook on the role of a curator and art institution.

Maria Markiewicz Sep 07, 2021
Rafał Zajko

Portfolio: Rafał ZajkoArtist who lives and works in London

He holds an MFA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London and a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art, London, UK.

Contemporary Lynx Team Jul 09, 2021

Portfolio: Horacy MuszyńskiHe combines film, performance and video art in his work.

Horacy Muszyński (born. 1994, Poznań) – Graduate of Experimental Cinema department at Sczecin Academy of Art, currently participant of De Ateliers in Amsterdam. Horacy Muszynski combines film, performance and video art […]

Contemporary Lynx Team Jun 06, 2021

Winners of the Allegro Prize 2020

We are thrilled to announce winners of the Allegro Prize 2020...

Contemporary Lynx Team Dec 15, 2020

The List of Shortlisted Artists 2020

At the second stage in the selection process, the competition jury consists of: Anda Rottenberg, Jakub Julian Ziółkowski, Monika Brodka, Werner Jerke, Łukasz Ronduda, Jacek Weichert (Allegro), Dobromiła Błaszczyk & Sylwia Krasoń (Contemporary Lynx).

Contemporary Lynx Team Dec 01, 2020
Łukasz Ronduda oprowadza po wystawie _Nigdy więcej_, MSN, 2019

‘Making Feature Films’In Conversation with Łukasz Ronduda

Łukasz Ronduda — whose current project All Our Fears [Wszystkie Nasze Starchy] is a distinctly narrative-driven film steeped...

Patrycja Głusiec Nov 18, 2020
Alicja Wróblewska, Reef

The Reefs of the Future in the Lens of Alicja Wróblewska

Before taking part in an art competition, do you sometimes wonder who are the eventual laureates? In this article, we would like to shed light on one such winner – Alicja Wroblewska...

Dobromiła Błaszczyk Oct 20, 2020
Brodka, photo: M. Murawski, Red Bull Content Pool, 18.11.2016

Brodka: My Music Always Goes Hand in Hand with the Image

Brodka juggles different styles of music, daring sound and aesthetics with amazing grace. Her alternative sources of inspiration go far beyond the world of sound to encompass varied areas of...

Dobromiła Błaszczyk Oct 13, 2020
Jakub Julian Ziółkowski, The Origin of Man, 2020, 108 x 98 cm, oil and mixed media on canvas, courtesy of the artist

Art Is a State of Internal TravelingIn Conversation with Jakub Julian Ziółkowski

In the following conversation Jakub Julian Ziółkowski shares thoughts on his own artistic practice, the relationship with the art world, and what being a judge of the Allegro Prize Competition means to him...

Wojciech Delikta Oct 04, 2020
Art Studio of Paulina Tyro-Niezgoda, photo by Michał Korta

“The Studio Is Like A Case For Me.” Visiting The Warsaw Historic Art Studio Of Paulina Tyro-Niezgoda

In our conversation she explained to me the nuances of work of an exhibition designer, elaborated on the role...

Patrycja Głusiec Sep 30, 2020

10 Art Competitions You Need to Enter in 2020

Looking for a new challenge? We prepared a selection of 10 amazing art competitions for artists from around the world and all disciplines. Check out the list and apply right now.

Contemporary Lynx Team Sep 15, 2020

I’m Looking For a Fresh and Unique Worldview: Jacek Weichert

Allegro Prize is an international competition for visual artists from all over the world. There’s no entrance fee, and the game is worth the candle since the...

Contemporary Lynx Team Sep 01, 2020
Jeppe Hein, Don’t Expect Anything Be Open to Everything, a series of events at Koenig Galerie, Berlin 2017, Image Courtesy: Koenig Galerie

The Culture-making Role Galleries and Art Fairs

The art world brings together numerous talented players. From artists, curators, and collectors to museums, galleries, art fairs, auction houses and many other institutions and professionals...

Marek Wołyński Aug 25, 2020
JSC Berlin. Photo by Robert Hamacher. Courtesy of Julia Stoschek Collection.

7 Collectors to Follow OnlineEach of them collects with a different goal in mind, but they can all help keep us in the loop about the newest art trends

Collectors have always played a significant role in the art world – they are trendsetters who actively shape the art market and influence it...

Aleksandra Mainka-Pawłowska Aug 18, 2020
KAWS, THE KAWS ALBUM, which sold for $14.8 million at Sotheby's Hong Kong, setting a new record for the artist. Courtesy of Sotheby's.

7 Artists to Follow Online

Below, we present a list of seven most interesting artists present in virtual reality. Keep an eye on them – you’ll definitely see their names in the headlines again!

Aleksandra Mainka-Pawłowska Aug 11, 2020
step by step how to buy young art

5 Rules on How to Buy Polish Young Art

For beginning collectors, young art is a perfect investment - it allows for adding the first few notches on the belt without a need to spend a lot...

Aleksandra Mainka-Pawłowska Jul 28, 2020
Antoine Watteau, The Shop Sign of Gersaint, oil on canvas, 1720

The Brief History of the Art MarketFrom Patrons to Online Sales

Even though the art market is still considered to be exclusive and reserved for the lucky few, more and more people seem to be aware of its existence...

Aleksandra Mainka-Pawłowska Jul 07, 2020
John Schnobrich, unsplash, stock

Step by Step: Do You Want to Buy Art Online? How to Do It and What to Look for?

Today, thanks to the benefits of the Internet, it doesn’t take much to become an art collector - the only thing we need is our computer or smartphone and...

Aleksandra Mainka-Pawłowska Oct 12, 2019
auction hammer

The ABC's of Auction: Terms and Words You Must Know

Would you like to start buying art during art auction but are terrified by the mass of unknown terms? We have prepared and collected for you the most important terms / words that you can meet at the auction.

Contemporary Lynx Team Sep 14, 2019