The Discomfort of Evening demonstrates that in the face of unprecedented local and global turmoil young Polish artists see hope and opportunities for art.
What Is It Like to Be an Artist in Warsaw Today?
Warsaw Gallery Weekend and Fringe Warszawa hope to offer long-term solutions for a thriving art scene in Warsaw when skyrocketing inflation and a lack of affordable studio spaces have become the new norm.
How Warsaw’s Museum of Modern Art Transformed Itself to Aid Ukrainian Refugees
From supplying medicines and food to organizing poetry readings and stress relief workshops, the museum has shifted its focus from art to humanitarian aid.
A New Commission at the National Museum in Warsaw Is Dangerously Homophobic
The new commemorative religious installation at the National Museum is hostile towards the LGBTQ community and does not uphold the values it claims to propagate.
Writing the Untold Stories of Polish Women Artists
Polish art historian Marika Kuźmicz has begun a project to research the biographies of overlooked female artists, locate their archives, and make the information and images available in a free online database.
An “Atlas of Hate” Maps Poland’s Anti-LGBTQ Governments
The map responds to the more than 80 Polish municipal and local governments that announced themselves as “free from LGBT ideology.”
The Frick Hosts a Lecture About an Enlightment-era Palace in Warsaw and Its Royal Collection
Be enchanted by the splendid palace-villa with its art collections and pavilions, set in 75 hectares (158 acres) of historic gardens. The lecture will be webcast live for audiences around the world.
Polish Art Community Rebuffs Ministry of Culture’s Controversial Choice for a Museum Director
After ousting the previous director, the ministry plans to hire a new director without the customary open call process. The nominee, Piotr Bernatowicz, has been accused of misogyny and anti-Semitism.
Poland’s Ministry of Culture Again Accused of Trying to Control Progressive Institution
Poland’s current rightwing Minister of Culture, Piotr Gliński, is attempting to replace the director of a major cultural institution with a ministry-appointed one.
Links Between Bullets and Herbicides Are in the Crosshairs of Forensic Architecture
In this Warsaw exhibition, the investigative research group shows that the destruction of land can expedite acts of violence upon the people who inhabit it.
Hundreds of Protesters Wielded Bananas After a Polish Museum Censored Feminist Artworks
Following an anonymous complaint, the director of the National Museum in Warsaw took down the works of Natalia LL, Katarzyna Kozyra, and the duo Karolina Wiktor and Aleksandra Kubiak, sparking #bananagate.
A Political Murder Triggers an Impromptu Action at Poland’s National Gallery of Art
An essay reflecting on the symbolic and communal role of the public square in contemporary Polish society.