Crime Art in MOCAK

Portraits of anonymous criminals by Deborah Hirsch, the tombstones of serial killers by Zbigniew Libera and Lars Laumann's film about a young Norwegian woman's love for a convict are only a part of the works presented at the "Crime in Art" exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow.

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Battle of Grunwald Explained

Characters and events in Jan Matejko's Battle of Grunwald explained, at last.

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Was Matejko A Painter?

Who was Matejko? The Pope of Polish art? An illustrator and chronicler of historic events? Or was he rather a great ideologist, the creator of national myths and Poles’ ideas about their own history and identity? And, in the end, was he a painter?

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Rejtan - Jan Matejko

Out of the 320 or so known oil paintings by Matejko, it is Rejtan which still gives rise to strong emotion today.

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Grunwald: What Comes after Matejko?

The exhibition at the Museum of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn explores how the "Battle of Grunwald" has served as a key source of inspiration for artists through the ages.

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Battle of Grunwald - Jan Matejko

Jan Matejko's "The Battle of Grunwald" is indisputably one of the most famous paintings in Poland's national collection.

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The exhibition will be the first collective public presentation of works by almost all the artists known to have emerged from the studio of Jan Matejko.

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