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Teresa Żarnower, Europe, cover of Anatol Stern's book designed by Mieczysław Szczuka, 1929, photo: Museum of Art in Łódź

Europe (1929) is undoubtedly one of the Polish and international avant-garde’s most important works. It was a result of the cooperation between Anatol Stern, an avant-garde poet, and Mieczysław Szczuka, the leader of Polish constructivism. The cover was created by Teresa Żarnower after Szczuka's unexpected death in the Tatry Mountains.

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Illustration by: Emilia Dziubak, RM58 armchair, design by: Roman Modzelewski, 1958, photo: Adam Mickiewicz Institute and National Museum in Warsaw

One hundred years of iconic Polish design in pictures... Culture.pl presents 10 selected illustrations from the new book The ABCs of Polish Design for your viewing pleasure!

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Illustration by: Marianna Sztyma, New Atelier Coffee Service, designed by: Marek Cecuła, 2013, produced by: Polskie Fabryki Porcelany Ćmielów i Chodzież S.A., photo: Adam Mickiewicz Institute

It's not easy to show one hundred years of Polish design in just one hundred objects. Which ones were really the most important? The most intriguing? The Adam Mickiewicz Institute’s newest publication The ABCs of Polish Design features one hundred amazing Polish designs. The book will be featured during an exhibition in Berlin.

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Born in Independent Poland. Lahestaniha. The Children of Esfahan Back in Iran After 75 Years, photo: Abolqasem Jala

The Born in Independent Poland. Lahestaniha. The Children of Esfahan Back in Iran After 75 Years exhibition looks at the story of Polish refugees in Iran during World War II. The exhibition will present an extraordinary collection of negatives from the studio of Abolqasem Jala, which were discovered half a century after the end of the war.

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The Born in Independent Poland. Lahestaniha. The Children of Esfahan Back in Iran After 75 Years exhibition looks at the story of Polish refugees in Iran during World War II. The exhibition will present an extraordinary collection of negatives from the studio of Abolqasem Jala, which were discovered half a century after the end of the war.

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski, 1920., photo: Marek Skorupski/Forum

In celebration of the centenary of Poland’s Independence, the Adam Mickiewicz Institute organised a competition for a treatment of a musical play based on the life of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish pianist and composer, politician and spokesman for Polish independence. Nine finalists will go on to the second round of the competition.

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jazzahead! 2016, press materials

We proudly announce that Poland was chosen to be next year's jazzahead! partner country. Messe Bremen has invited Poland to be its partner country at the trade fair as well as the 2018 edition of the festival.

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