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Maria Jarema (1908–1958) – polska malarka, rzeźbiarka, scenografka i projektantka kostiumów.
The seventh mini-album in our Painting series features the works of the Polish artist Rafał Olbiński. He has gained international recognition for his surrealist posters and paintings, and the body of his work abounds in abstract and sensual metaphors.
Henryk Musiałowicz – a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and multiple-award winner took part in around 250 exhibitions in Poland and abroad.
The book in the “Painting” mini-series presents the works of Kazimierz Sichulski (1879–1942) – a painter, draughtsman, caricaturist, graphic designer, one of the most outstanding Polish artists inspired by the Hutsul culture. Sichulski studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków under Leon Wyczółkowski, Józef Mehoffer, and Stanisław Wyspiański, and was also educated in Vienna and Paris.
This mini-album in the popular “Painting” series presents the artistic oeuvre of Roman Kochanowski (1857–1945) – a painter and draughtsman, one of the most acclaimed Polish landscape authors. Kochanowski studied at the Academies of Fine Arts in Kraków and Vienna, and was trained by Władysław Łuszczkiewicz and Henryk Grabiański.
This volume of the “Painting” series is devoted to the life and art of Małgorzata Łada-Maciągowa (1881–1969) – a painter and stained-glass designer, one of the most outstanding female artists of the Young Poland period. Łada learned to draw and paint at the Adrian Baraniecki Higher Courses for Women in Kraków and at the Académie Julian in Paris.
Antoni Piotrowski was not only a talented painter, but also a draughtsman, illustrator, poet, and fable writer. One of the co-founders of the Society of Polish Artists “Sztuka”, illustrated over a thousand books, including Henryk Sienkiewicz’s canonical “With Fire and Sword”.
Józef Chełmoński — a prominent painter and illustrator, one of the leading representatives of Polish realism. Although criticised in his homeland, he earned the recognition he deserved in Paris, where he showcased his paintings depicting the everyday life of the Polish countryside and dynamic representations of galloping horse carts.
Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, also known as Witkacy (1885–1939), was not only a painter but also a philosopher, writer, playwright, art theoretician, photographer.
Jacek Malczewski is considered one of the greatest painters in the history of Polish art whose works have gained great appreciation also with the public and art scholars abroad.
Eugeniusz Zak (1884–1926) is one of the most famous Polish painters in France.
Jan Cybis was not only a painter, but also a draughtsman, teacher, and columnist. He was the leading representative of Polish colourism in painting, also referred to as Kapism. Under the influence of and as often as Cézanne, he painted magnificent landscapes and colourful still lifes.