Category Archives: Poland

Julien Bryan (1899-1974), documentary filmmaker

Two young Polish boys read a Polish edition of a Mickey Mouse Sunday colored supplement while standing among the ruins of a building in Warsaw.

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Józef Pankiewicz, Warsaw Cab at Night

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Józef Pankiewicz, The Park in Duboj

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Warsaw Ghetto destroyed, Jews “Forcibly pulled out of dug-outs”

This picture broke my heart knowing the horrible agony and murder awaiting these Jewish men, women, and children. It’s almost too sick to believe it is a real photo, but it is, taken by German propaganda. Their title of the … Continue reading

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Lionel S. Reiss, Courtyard in Chelm

Illustration of Chelm, Eastern Poland, before World War II and the Holocaust. Almost all 15,000 Jews of this town were exterminated in the concentration Sobibor by 1940.

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Jacek Yerka, Morpheus Triptyck

Centerpiece based on Pieter Brueghel’s famous Tower of Babel painting, 16th c.  Yerka, b 1952, Poland, cites Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel, Cagliostro, Jan van Eyck, and Hugo van der Goes as formative influences on his work. Industrial part though also … Continue reading

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Zdislav Beksinski, untitled, 1978, Utopian Realism

Beksinski must have painted the most frightening work aside from Geiger and Kupka. This is one of the less scary.

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Helios

Stanisław Wyspiański (1869- 1907), Helios, the personification of the Sun in Greek mythology; the son of Titan Hyperion.

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Maryna Pareńska

Stanisław Wyspiański (1869- 1907) Patriotic Polish playwright, painter and poet, interior and furniture designer.

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Kazimierz Sichulski, Polish painter

Kazimierz Sichulski (1879–1942), Madonna

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