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R.H. QUAYTMAN – THE PAINTING ODYSSEY

R.H. QUAYTMAN – THE PAINTING ODYSSEY

The recently opened exhibition of a New York-based artist Rebecca Quaytman at Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź is a return to the artist’s very beginnings and a retrospective of sorts, presenting topics that have continually run through her work over the last 20 years…

THE PHOTOBLOC: CENTRAL EUROPE IN PHOTOBOOKS

THE PHOTOBLOC: CENTRAL EUROPE IN PHOTOBOOKS

In the 20th century, photography took on the role of the medium of history, for better or worse. Life sped up and the world shrunk due to the faster transmission of information and…

THE GORGONA GROUP ENJOYS PLAYING WITH LIFE

A high-angle photograph, perhaps taken from a balcony overlooking a backyard, captures a group of men or, to be more precise, the tops of their heads looking down. The photograph titled „Gorgona…

SASKIA BODDEKE & PETER GREENAWAY’S WONDERLAND

Thanks to Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu and the Tumult Foundation the viewers have an amazing opportunity to get to know the artists’ art based on hypermedia more closely. The Artuum…

INTIMATE SHOTS OF LIFE

Photographs by Czech photographer Markéta Luskačová taken on the North East coast of Britain in the late 1970s are on display at the Martin Parr Foundation. Although well known in photographic circles, Luskačová’s work in recent years has lacked…

PHOTOSTORY: CARTE BLANCHE PRIZE

The winning artist Michalina Bigaj at the event in Warsaw. Thank you for coming to Young Lynxes & Cart Blanche Prize event which took place on the 11th of July at the Willa Biała in Warsaw…

THE ART OF STICKING ONE’S TONGUE OUT

Art and science collided during this year’s edition of Copernicus Festival revolving around the theme of language. The festival organised by the Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and the Artistic Research Platform opened with…

ALICJA KWADE: TRANS-FOR-MEN

Exhibition Review from Finland: Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA). Known for sculptural installations that disrupt viewers’ perception of time and space as fixed organising systems, Alicja Kwade draws from physics…

THE INFLATED PRESENT – ZUZANNA CZEBATUL

In her conversation with Zuzanna Czebatul, Karolina Kliszewska undertakes a critical evaluation of the themes explored in the T-Kollaps exhibition at Gdańsk City Gallery.

PHOTOSTORY: MATEJ AL-ALI IN LONDON

Contemporary Lynx team had a pleasure to see the first solo show in the UK by Matej Al-Ali the Iraqi-Czech artist based in Prague. His works use craft and industrial production to articulate the current transformation of our understanding…

“INNOCENT COLONIES” KATARZYNA SWINARSKA

The issue, or as we might even put it, the “problem” of immigrants is one of the most frequent topics of discussion these days. From daily TV news, through to press coverage, social debates and…

PHOTOSTORY: BALTIC MINI TEXTILE

I think that the times when fabric and textile were considered as pure craft are long gone. It is a full-fledged field of art. It is the language of communication with the viewer, a way to convey emotions, and a field for experiments…

LET’S MEET MARINA

Last week we took part at the preview of Marina Abramović exhibition at CoCA Toruń. This is an edition of Marina Abramović’s biggest retrospective in Europe organised together with the Moderna Museet in Stockholm…

RAW BAROQUE IN A SANGUINE SAUCE

“Sanguine. Luc Tuymans on Baroque” in Fondazione Prada in Milan. A rather long list of 63 artists take part in the exhibition currently presented at the Fondazione Prada gallery. The high number of artists participating reflects the dramatic…

#romemylove – ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME…

This saying is familiar to everybody. For ancient Romans, the Imperial Roads were a pure engineering marvel, and the foundation of a logistical network that allowed efficient transit and communication throughout the Empire…

PERFORMANCE REINVENTED

Is performance only a series of compulsive moves made by a performer or a strange story told with the use of attributes and gestures deprived of their original intended meaning? Or is it a parallel world to which artists take their viewers…

PROJECT ROOM: 120M2 OF IDEAS

We talked to two prize winners of this year’s edition of the Project Room Awards, a competition organised by the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art. Every year the Centre invites several young artists to participate in…

KAROL HILLER: A DRAWN-ON-FILM PICTURE OF THE WORLD

Karol Hiller is a photographer, painter and graphic designer who perfectly represents an exemplary artist of the early 20th century. This intellectualist, experimenter and social activist was a well-rounded…

AS IF THE PAST WAS A FUTURE

Demon’s Brain is an installation conceived as a result of Polska receiving the prestigious Preis der Nationalgalerie award in autumn 2017. This multi-channel video installation was specially created for the Hamburger Bahnhof…

IN ARTS, DREAMS COME TRUE

Stories behind private art collections electrify audiences. Whether big or small, national or thematic, they are always steeped in rich history, fascinating anecdotes and most importantly, the owner’s passion and unique sensibility.

WELCOME TO THE COUNTRY WHERE THE GYPSY WAS HUNTED

The work of Polish Roma artist Krzysztof Gil explores cultural history and memory, in a dialogue between past and present that seeks to draw attention to forgotten stories. Interview with Krzysztof Gil.