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Mirosław Bałka, 229 x 118 x 75,  2017, steel, terrazzo, felt, 229 x 118 x 75 cm, Installation view Galerie Nordenhake; photo: courtesy the artist and Galerie Nordenhake Berlin / Gerhard Kassner

The first ever solo exhibition of works by Polish artist Mirosław Bałka in the Czech Republic will be on display at the Gallery of Contemporary Art and Architecture – House of Art in České Budějovice in December 2017.

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Polish painter, muralist, environment work and artistic action creator based in Warsaw.

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A piece by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, photo: OFF-Biennale Budapest

Four exhibitions during this year’s OFF-Biennale Budapest 2017 presents: Gaudiopolis 2017 – The City of Joy will feature Polish artists including Ewa Partum, the Slavs and Tatars collective, Joanna Piotrowska, Piotr Wysocki and Daniel Jałowiński.

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Widok z wystawy Slavs and Tatars "Usta usta" Slavs and Tatars, Contemporary Art Centre w Wilnie, 2017, fot. materiały prasowe organizatora

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Jan Domicz After Steelcase, photo: promotional materials

The Beyond the Desk exhibition will be presented during this year’s edition of the Not Fair. The exhibition looks at the phenomenon of office work, considers its past and future, as well as the aesthetics of office life. Not Fair aims to create a platform for exchange for the art world.

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Piotr Uklański, Untitled (Pope John Paull II), 2014, photo: Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw

From the times of feudal service, though regaining independence in 1918 and World War II, to the era under the communist regime and now today – the story of Poland is narrated by selected works of art from the exhibition Late Polishness: Forms of National Identity after 1989 at the Centre for Contemporary Art at Ujazdowski Castle.

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Magdalena Abakanowicz with her work Crowd, exhibited at CSW Zamek Ujazdowski in Warsaw, 1995, photo: Wojciech Druszcz/East News/Reporter

On 21st April 2017, world-famous sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz passed away at the age of 86. Her work is found in the most prestigious institutions around the world, including the Pompidou Centre in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto. We recall some of her most famous works.

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A photograph from the cricotage Where Are the Snows of Yesteryear / Gdzie są niegdysiejsze śniegi, the student club Stodoła, Warsaw, 2-4 May 1984. Sequence 9. The Trumpet of the Last Judgement. Rabbi: Zbigniew Gostomski, His Pupil: Dominika Michalczuk; photo: Jerzy Borowski; a photograph from the collection of the Centre for the Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor Cricoteka

This was Kantor’s first happening. It took place in 1965. Fourteen simple everyday activities such as eating, shaving, and sitting were deprived of their practical functions. The act of being performed for an audience rendered these activities absurd.

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Wilhelm Sasnal, Untitled, oil on canvas, 46 x 58,5 cm, 2011; photo courtesy of Foksal Gallery Foundation in Warsaw

Works by Wilhelm Sasnal, Edward Krasiński and Agnieszka Piksa will be showcased at the 31st International São Paulo Biennial.

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Paweł Althamer, Koziołek 2011, act in Sao Paulo, photo: Michał Szlaga

The largest collection of works of contemporary Polish art in over a decade brought together by the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Culture.pl speaks to the curators.

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Krystian Truth Czaplicki, photo: Pracowniamorze.com.

Works by Truth Czaplicki enliven the city of Wrocław's urban terrain, from parks and building sides to under the feet of passersby.

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Człowiek-magnes / Human Magnet. Photograph, 100X70 cm, 2011. Source: Leto Gallery

Honza Zamojski presents a sharply astute commentary on contemporary culture, spannning the genres of painting, photography, sculpture, collage, video, and art-book publishing.

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Okładka (nid 6724148)

Each work in the show presents a physical object, concept or process - a range of material and non-material entities - that has been taken apart and distorted by doubling it up, squeezing, turning, twisting and bending to achieve an unexpected, subversive and often absurdist result. The sculptures and video works question the basic premises at work and warp them, challenging the accepted order of things.

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Łukasz Surowiec, from the Nice to Meet You exhibition

He incorporates facets of nature, medicine, anatomy in his works, along with a fascination with the act of voyeurism and surveillance.

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Okładka (nid 6495961)

The Polska Arts programme encompasses the widest range of Polish cultural events to be presented in Edinburgh to date. Polish artists mark their presence at four different festivals, scattered across numerous venues of the Scottish capital

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Okładka (nid 6450618)

Julita Malinowska draws her inspiration from the movement of the human body in water, creating balanced compositions of waves, blue skies, perfect dives and shapes of all sizes.

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Okładka (nid 6420783)

The exhibition trails a curious and near uncharted phenomenon in Polish art in the past few years. The trend of “national-patriotic realism” is the exposition’s theme, with displayed works revealing a side of Poland not usually represented at galleries and museums

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Paweł Althamer, "A Joint Affair", project started in 2008. Photo courtesy of Foksal Gallery Foundation and Open Art Projects

In time for their joint hosting of the Euro 2012 Championship the project celebrates centuries of shared history: Cultural Baggage, Double Game and Transfer...

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Okładka (nid 6374195)

The Polish artist and curator of the 2012 Biennale is discussed far and wide in the press, stirring controversial reactions and a heated discussion on the paradoxical nature of the contemporary art world

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Okładka (nid 6359885)

The works of Ewa Partum, Teresa Tyszkiewicz and Aneta Grzeszykowska are part of the main exhibition at this year's Paris Triennale, which explores images of the body, body image and self-image through works of art and photography over several generations of artistic endeavour and across borders.

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