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Tomasz Kulka, photo: courtesy of the artist

Painter, ceramicist and conceptual artist, creator of installations and videos. Born in Wolbrom in 1979 where he also lives and works.

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Jakub Ciężki, portrait, photo: courtesy of the artist

Painter, author of installations. Born in Lublin in 1979. He lives and works in Lublin.

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Marcin Dudek, photo: courtesy of the artist

Artist doing performances, installations, objects and collages. He lives and works in Brussels and Kraków. Born in 1979.

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Michał Frydrych, photo: send in materials

Painter, sculptor, creator of artistic objects and actions. Born in 1980 in Warsaw, where he currently works and lives. He studied philosophy at the University of Warsaw and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and Universität der Künste in Berlin (in Daniel Richter's studio). In 2007 he graduated in the studio of professor's Jarosław Modzelewski's.

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Fridericianum, Kassel, Banner, photo: Mathias Voelzke

documenta is one of the most important contemporary art exhibitions in the world. In 2017, the 14th edition of Documenta will take place in Kassel and Athens under the title: Documenta 14: Learning From Athens.

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Wojciech Puś, photo: courtesy of the artist

Filmmaker, lighting designer, set designer, visual artist, author of light installations, video works and interactive objects. Born in 1978.

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Barbara Falender, Erotic Pillow, marble, photo courtesy of the Studio Gallery in Warsaw and Centre of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko

We owe the creation of exceptional sculptures to a coincidence. Barbara Falender was fascinated by the impressions of body on bed sheets.

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Monika Sosnowska, The Tired Room, architectural installation, 2006, Sigmund Freud Foundation, photo: Gerald Zugmann/www.zugmann.com

The room designed by Sosnowska looks as if it was being sucked in. The planes of the floor, ceiling, and walls are creased like cardboard, creating geometrical intersections.

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Elektro Moon Vision - Popesz Csaba Láng and Elwira Wojtunik, photo: courtesy of the artists

An artistic duo formed by Elwira Wojtunik and Popesz Csaba Láng in Budapest in 2004. Their portfolio comprises multimedia projects related to the genre of broadly understood media art.

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Paweł Althamer, Observer, 1995, collection of the Ludwig Museum, Cologne (Germany), view from the exhibition Paweł Althamer Incites, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw 2005, photo courtesy Zachęta

Observer is clad entirely in black: long trousers and a coat, with a white shirt collar and cuffs sticking out from underneath. His hands are covered by leather gloves, metal mesh face is hidden behind glasses, while his head is topped by a hat. Slightly hunched, he is holding a film camera near his face.

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Krzysztof Wodiczko, Vehicle, 1973, photo courtesy of the Foksal Gallery

Vehicle was a mobile platform which could only move only in the “correct,” forward direction, just like the economy – according to the propaganda.

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Paweł Althamer, Ultraleve, 2011, installation in a public space in Brasilia, photo by Michał Szlaga / Open Art Projects

The project Ultraleve (Ultralight) is an installation interfering in a public space of Brasilia. In a reference to the plan of the city, whose shape was to resemble an airplane, the artist created a checkerboard painted in Polish national colours.

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Olaf Brzeski, Dream – Spontaneous Combustion, 2008, polyurethane resin, soot, ash,  photo courtesy Czarna Gallery, Warsaw

Brzeski's piece was inspired by a physicist's lecture on fires, which he ended with the statement: “but, ladies and gentlemen, in reality a fire is nothing else than a matter changing its form.”

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Untitled (Bread baked with polish soil) by Marzena Nowak, 2015, photo: Contemporary Arts Centre

The Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius presents the exhibition Marzena Nowak: Between featuring the artist's paintings and objects created in 2015. The exhibition is complemented by an installation. It will be on display from 18th November 2015 to 6th January 2016.

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Paweł Janicki – multiple portrait, photo by Zbigniew Kupisz / WRO

New media artist, author of music performance works, producer. Born in 1974, he lives and works in Wrocław.

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Culture.pl invites readers and visitors to a cycle of actions related to The Rainbow and its symbolic farewell to Plac Zbawiciela in Warsaw.

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Julita Wójcik's The Rainbow on the Savoir Square in Warsaw, photo: The Adam Mickiewicz Institute

The art installation woven out of multi-colored flowers appeared on the Savior Square (Plac Zbawiciela) in Warsaw on the 8th of June 2012. The Rainbow (Tęcza) is supposed to elicit joy, it is pure beauty – as the artist and author of the piece, Julita Wójcik stated.

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Alina Szapocznikow, Multiple Portrait, 1967, in the collection of the Museum of Art in Łódź, image courtesy of the Museum of Art in Łódź

In Multiple Portrait (1967), Alina Szapocznikow engages in a subversive game with the classic bust theme, creating a very distant take on this traditional sculptural form.

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Carrousel by Mirosław Bałka, 2004, still from the video installation, photo: courtesy of the artist

When viewers stand in the middle of the room where the film Carrousel is shown, their heads might start spinning, surrounded by four rotating projections.

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