The Jewish Museum, the preeminent museum in NYC, the U. S. devoted exclusively to art and Jewish culture.
Founded in 1904 with just 26 donated objects, the Museum has grown a thousand-fold, and its collections now comprise 25,000 items, ranging from archaeological artifacts to works by today’s cutting-edge artists. Whether hundreds of years old or newly created, each object collected or exhibited by the Museum embodies an aspect of a truly universal story: at once ancient and modern, global and local, material and spiritual.
With over 100,000 Poles living in Berlin, the influence of Polish culture can be felt throughout the German capital. And we’re not just talking about the pierogi and zapiekanki joints that pop up here with the regularity of mushrooms after the rain. Sasha Vasilyuk talks to Poles living in Berlin. Read more »about: From the Wisła to the Spree: Polish Culture in Berlin
Marek Włodarski’s (a.k.a. Henryk Streng) 1926 painting Man with a Gramophone was created by the Polish artist while he was under great influence of Fernand Léger. Since 1925, he studied painting under him in Académie Moderne in Paris. Until late 1920s, he stayed in the French capital, which allowed him to get acquainted with other avant-garde artists. Read more »about: Man with a Gramophone – Marek Włodarski