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ARCHIVES 2013


DEGREES OF FREEDOM. EXPERIMENTAL SITE-SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE BY BNNT

During the past fifty years in the Fluxus era the parameters of visual experimentation within musical performance have been enormously expended. This experimentation reconfigures…

MICHAŁ BUDNY – ASHAMED AND SHAMELESS

What if you could unwrap the wrapped painting? What if you could just rip off the foil and finally indulge your purely humane desire to uncover something covered and to unveil the mystery?

PERFORMA13 – PAWEŁ ALTHAMER IN NEW YORK. PART II

From Brooklyn to Queens, from Manhattan to Bronx, from Williamsburg to Harlem. Contemporary Lynx explored the most cutting-edge art venues on New York map…

PERFORMA13 – PAWEŁ ALTHAMER IN NEW YORK. PART I

This month, Contemporary Lynx crossed the Atlantic Ocean to participate in Peforma13 biennial – a must-see New York festival entirely dedicated to performance art. The trip began with…

“WHERE THE WORLD MAKES ITS HOME IN A SINGLE NEST” GOSHKA MACUGA RESPONDS TO TAGORE’S LEGACY

Till 23 November, Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) in London hosted the exhibition of installations created by two artists.

JERZY “JURRY” ZIELIŃSKI: THE POLISH PHOENIX

Until 14 December Luxembourg and Dayan Gallery presents first UK exhibition of works by Polish postwar artist Jerzy “Jurry” Zieliński in London. On this occasion, Monika Waraxa…

CONTEMPORARY LYNX REPORT ON FRIEZE ART FAIR 2013

The extensive gardens. The green lawns, the trees. The people are walking through these small islands, which are oases of tranquillity in this crowded, bustling and busy city.

WHO ARE YOU OR THE POLISH SCHOOL OF HAPPINESS

The main theme of this year’s Viennafair was Polish and Georgian art. Keeping with the theme, two stands were arranged to show art from both countries under a common name…

POLISH ARTISTS AT VIENNAFAIR THE NEW CONTEMPORARY 2013

Vienna – the capital of Austria, Central Europe. Among a wide cultural offer – exhibitions, theatre plays, operas – once a year contemporary art fairs “Viennafair” take place.

EVERYBODY SPENDS HALF OF THEIR LIFE ON FACEBOOK, SO WHY CAN’T IT BE A PLACE FOR MY ART?” – TYMEK BOROWSKI

Contemporary Lynx: You made your debut with a solo exhibition in 2008, as a fourth year student at the Academy

KRZYSZTOF MASIEWICZ AND PIOTR BAZYLKO TALK ABOUT THEIR BLOG, COLLECTIONS AND ARTBAZAAR RECORDS

“Art collecting is not about an investment or decorating apartments but rather a great adventure which is available for anybody who has an idea….”

CONTEMPORARY LYNX IN CONVERSATION WITH VIENNAFAIR ARTISTIC DIRECTORS: CHRISTINA STEINBRECHER-PFANDT AND VITA ZAMAN

For all our readers, we recommend reading an interview with the Artistic Directors of the event.

CONTEMPORARY LYNX SUBJECTIVE GUIDE TO WARSAW GALLERY WEEKEND

Gallery Weekends are the kind of events, that have been established in almost every bigger European city. They give a great opportunity to show off an interesting art scene, the galleries that create it…

THE CHAOS OF COLOURS MINGLES WITH HUMOUR. GROTESQUE LINKS THE SACRED WITH THE PROFANE. “ENFANT TERRIBLE. NEW POLISH POSTER” IN BRUSSELS

At the beginning of September Contemporary Lynx visited Design September in Brussels.

NATALIA LL – THE BODY OF ART

Let’s have a closer look at the work of Natalia Lach-Lachowicz, the extraordinary persona widely known as Natalia LL. There are a couple of pretexts for dealing with this topic. First of all, her exhibition in Venice.

“OUR PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE TRANSLATES INTO AN INCREASED SCALE OF THE EVENT IN BOTH ASPECTS; ORGANISATIONAL AND ARTISTIC” SAY THE ORGANISERS OF WGW

Contemporary Lynx is proud to announce that it became an official media partner of Warsaw Gallery Weekend (WGW).

“A TOURIST IN OTHER PEOPLE’S REALITY” – EXPLORING 18TH CENTURY WORKHOUSE THROUGH THE EYES OF CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS

“A Tourist in Other People’s Reality” is a group exhibition of three female artists: Cecilia Bonilla, Sława Harasymowicz

CEDAR LEWISOHN – LONDON-BASED CURATOR, EXPERT AND RESEARCHER ON STREET ART – REVEALS WHY HE LIKES STREET ART FROM THE POST-COMMUNIST COUNTRIES

Cedar Lewisohn is a London-based curator, writer and artist, known as an expert and researcher on street art and graffiti.

CONTEMPORARY LYNX VISITED „ALTERNATIVE GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE”. A MAJOR SUMMER SHOW AT HAYWARD GALLERY IN LONDON

This group exhibition focuses on individuals who developed their ideas and practices outside of official institutions and

“THE ART IS A COMMON GOOD WHICH BELONGS TO THE SOCIETY NO MATTER WHO IS IT’S ACTUAL OWNER” – A CONVERSATION WITH THE GERMAN COLLECTOR WERNER JERKE

This time we would like to present you a conversation with Dr Werner Jerke.

EWA ŁĄCZYŃSKA–WIDZ – DIRECTOR OF BWA TARNÓW TALKS TO CONTEMPORARY LYNX ABOUT HER CITY, PEOPLE AND CONTEMPORARY ART

Contemporary Lynx: Recently, a Polish weekly magazine Polityka in its annual ranking of Poland’s top 20

POLISH SUCCESS ON LISTE 18 FAIR

LISTE fairs are directed at young artists and young galleries. It is a very prestigious event with a unique climate. The fairs take place in the Werkraum Warteck building which also houses an art workshops collective.

POLISH ARTISTS AT ART|44|BASEL

The recently concluded Art Basel fairs, which draw the most important galleries and collectors every year, remain at the forefront and are considered the most important event of that type in the world. Compared with the previous years…

REPORT ON THE 55TH VENICE BIENNALE – PART 2

We invite you to watch our three short videos prepared specially for you at the opening of the Polish Pavilion at The 55th Venice Biennale. Contemporary Lynx in short conversation…

“ART IS ADDICTIVE AND T-SHIRTS WITH THE INSCRIPTION ‘BUY ART, NOT COCAINE’ TELL THE TRUTH.” – CONTEMPORARY LYNX TALKS TO MICHAŁ BOROWIK, A YOUNG COLLECTOR FROM WARSAW

Michał Borowik has been building up his collection— the Borowik Collection…

REPORT ON THE 55TH VENICE BIENNALE – PART 1

55th Venice Biennale has begun. For the next few months, this small city located on the lagoon will change into the centre of world art, where at every step, in the tangle of narrow streets…

“I FOUND THE WORK OF JERZY “JURRY” ZIELINSKI TO BE VISUALLY AND CONCEPTUALLY COMPELLING” – ALISON GINGERAS IS TALKING ABOUT ZIELINSKI’S SHOW AT OKO IN NEW YORK

Between 10th of April and 4th of May 2013, Oko in New York hosted the very first American presentation devoted to artist

A CONTEMPORARY LYNX’S SUBJECTIVE GUIDE FOLLOWING THE TRACKS OF POLISH ARTISTS IN VENICE

We invite you to roam around the narrow streets of this most famous pearl from Veneto lagoon!!! At the beginning we present you…

“I’M A KIND OF HOST, GIVING A HOME TO THE ART WORKS…” DR. OSMAN DJAJADISASTRA IS TALKING ABOUT HIS COLLECTION, ART FROM THE 80S AND POLISH ART MARKET

Dr. Osman Djajadisastra, living in Germany, is a lover of art from the 80s, which he not only collects, but also supports…

POLISH ARTISTS AT ART COLOGNE 2013

North Rhine-Westphalia. And exactly there – precisely in Cologne – one of the oldest and longest running art fair, Art Cologne was held in April. It was the 47th edition of the event, with about 200 galleries invited. Poland was represented by…